[FFmpeg-user] Alternative to Dynamic Text

Adam Nielsen a.nielsen at shikadi.net
Wed Nov 3 01:52:07 EET 2021

> For subtitles, what if the content of .srt or .ass file is being
> updated at every second. Will ffmpeg crash because the file is being
> ‘locked’ by another process that is updating it?

If you're going to update it every second, how come textfile/reload=1
won't work?

I put my textfile in /tmp which is a tmpfs filesystem so that it
remains in memory the whole time (fast, no disk access) if you're
worried about disk I/O.


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