[FFmpeg-user] Poor NDI performance

Carl Eugen Hoyos ceffmpeg at gmail.com
Wed Jul 18 01:08:52 EEST 2018

2018-07-17 20:16 GMT+02:00, Jon <jon.tech.uk at gmail.com>:
> After successfully compiling ffmpeg on Debian 9 64bit, following the
> instructions at https://trac.ffmpeg.org/wiki/CompilationGuide and
> adding the relevant includes for NDI using the Newtek SDK
> (InstallNDISDK_v3_Linux.sh from https://www.newtek.com/ndi/sdk/) and
> compiler flag (--enable-libndi_newtek), the resulting builds of ffmpeg
> / ffplay do now playback NDI network streams but playback performance
> is poor compared to playing back through OBS using the NDI plug-in
> from https://github.com/Palakis/obs-ndi on the same machine. OBS has
> smooth playback whereas ffmpeg is jittery.
> ./ffplay -fs -f libndi_newtek -i "NDI test (test-laptop-pgm)"

Complete, uncut console output missing.
Do you see the same jitter if you reencode with ffmpeg?

Carl Eugen

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