[FFmpeg-user] Turn Off Multi-Threading

Reindl Harald h.reindl at thelounge.net
Tue Jul 30 22:58:17 CEST 2013

Am 30.07.2013 22:41, schrieb James Board:
>> 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

it has nothing to do with ffmpeg or not ffmpeg

if a process is using more than one thread it
can use more than one CPU and 500% means simply
5 cores with a load of 100% - not more and not less

the same for any other software with more than one thread

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