[FFmpeg-user] video4linux2 framerate

Tobias Rapp t.rapp at noa-audio.com
Mon May 5 11:43:14 CEST 2014

kqt4at5v at gmail.com wrote:
> I see in top that ffmpeg is using more resources. Is that because it is 
> receiving 15 fps and writing 1?

Yes, that matches my experience.

> Is there a better, less resources, way to capture 1 fps?

According to my knowledge not. The problem with implementing an
optimization is that it only works for intra-frame-only video streams (see


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