[FFmpeg-user] Turn Off Multi-Threading

Paul B Mahol onemda at gmail.com
Tue Jul 30 22:44:19 CEST 2013

On 7/30/13, James Board <jpboard2 at yahoo.com> wrote:
>> I said that filter itself is single thread only, read what I wrote above
>> once more.
> I read it.  It doesn't explain why the CPU is at 500 pecent.  Is it because
> the rest of ffmpeg is multi-threaded, and that's why it's at 500 percent?
> Please forgive me if I don't undersdtan the internal architecture of
> ffmpeg.

Everything else except select filter that you use (but you did not mentioned it)
can be multithreaded: decoders, encoders, and other filters (but not
select one).

'ffmpeg -filters' shows which filters can use multiple threads.

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