[FFmpeg-user] Media Express vs FFmpeg CPU use

Carl Zwanzig cpz at tuunq.com
Thu Apr 29 09:37:08 EEST 2021

On 4/28/2021 11:15 PM, Bouke wrote:
>> Can you capture into something else and then transcode?
> Nah, the whole idea is to be done as fast as possible, so not to transcode…

You _have_ to encode (not transcode), the SDI input is raw uncompressed 
frames ("rawvideo (UYVY / 0x59565955)"); capturing them takes no time at 
all, just a lot of storage space if you write to disk.

This may be a simple case that one encoder is better than another.


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