[FFmpeg-user] fast video codec for screen casting

Carl Eugen Hoyos cehoyos at ag.or.at
Wed Jan 4 12:59:29 CET 2012

dE . <de.techno <at> gmail.com> writes:

> I know libx264 with -preset ultrafast -threads 2/4/8..., but it gives 
> FPS of 18 only.

> (ATI card  ).

I am not sure I understand but are you trying to imply that the speed cannot be
improved, no matter which encoder you try?

> Raw video is too heavy for i/o... so it's not an option.
> So, do we have an intermediate way? Larger files but good FPS (with same 
> quality).

What did you try?
How fast is -vcodec mpeg1video? -f null?

Carl Eugen

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