[FFmpeg-user] commonplace newbie question

Dave Stevens geek at uniserve.com
Sat Jul 2 02:33:41 CEST 2016

I have a sequence of still that I make into a movie using ffmpeg. I'd  
like to use the GPU to speed the conversion but don't know if I can or  
how to do so. The images are 5 megapixel jpegs and the output is 30fps  
mp4. A thousand frames takes about an hour using my old Opteron 2210.  
In the same box is an ATI 4770 that I think could do the job faster if  
I knew how. I have looked at the ffmpeg wiki to check out hardware  
acceleration but I don't understand from what I'm reading either if  
ffmpeg supports this on my hardware, or if so how to issue the right  
commands. So I'd like a pointer to instructions if they exist.

Also I'm considering buying a new video card. If there's one that's  
known to work with ffmpeg as I've described then a referral would be  
useful as well.



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