[FFmpeg-user] Reduce CPU usage to match VLC

Carl Eugen Hoyos cehoyos at ag.or.at
Mon Feb 10 16:46:35 CET 2014

Loadlinx <limiteddi <at> gmail.com> writes:

> /vlc -vvv --sout 
> '#transcode{venc=x264{preset=ultrafast}

> ./ffmpeg -i <> 
> -vcodec libx264 -vb 1500k -s 480x320 -acodec libfdk_aac -ab 32k 
> -f flv rtmp://

(Complete, uncut console output missing.)

Aren't these two completely different things?
Or does libx264 nowadays default to ultrafast?

> Quality seems to me somewhat the same

somewhat: maybe
the same: most likely not

Carl Eugen

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