[FFmpeg-user] ffmpeg named pipe

Kirk Liberty kirk.liberty at gmail.com
Fri Aug 3 09:20:51 EEST 2018

> So I assume that will hold large volumes of data?

Why do you want ffmpeg to buffer a lot of data?
If you don't care where it's buffered you could use pv or mbuffer ...

<your application> | pv -B 1G > fifo
ffmpeg -i fifo ...
# or to buffer it in the sandbox
<your application> > fifo
pv -B 1G < fifo > fifo2
ffmpeg -i fifo2 ...


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