[FFmpeg-user] fast video codec for screen casting

Carl Eugen Hoyos cehoyos at ag.or.at
Thu Jan 5 03:42:50 CET 2012

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

> > ffmpeg -f x11grab -s 1280x800 -i :0.0 -f null -
> 30 FPS

I get approximately the same performance with -vcodec mpeg1video, isn't that
also true for you?


> I also tried ffmpeg -f x11grab -s 1280x800 -i :0.0 -f null -qscale 2
> -threads 1 -b 20000k -vcodec mpeg1video -an out.avi

(-b makes no sense with -qscale)
That is great.

If you provide us with output / results (or say if the problem still exists with
this command line), somebody may be able to help you.

Carl Eugen

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