[FFmpeg-user] Help with excessive CPU usage

Francois Visagie francois.visagie at gmail.com
Wed Feb 19 12:42:19 CET 2014

> -----Original Message-----
> From: ffmpeg-user-bounces at ffmpeg.org [mailto:ffmpeg-user-
> bounces at ffmpeg.org] On Behalf Of Carl Eugen Hoyos
> Sent: 19 February 2014 13:10
> To: ffmpeg-user at ffmpeg.org
> Subject: Re: [FFmpeg-user] Help with excessive CPU usage
> Francois Visagie <francois.visagie <at> gmail.com> writes:
> > As a side issue, how is it possible to get > 100% CPU usage?
> FFmpeg by default is a multi-threaded application that runs on several
CPUs /
> CPU cores at the same time.

That I realise, thanks. Where I got confused was that on my machine CPU
utilisation is usually expressed as a percentage of the total available
across all cores.

But I guess the OP is more interested in relative differences as opposed to
absolute values, meaning I'm nit-picking and will shut up about this!

> Carl Eugen
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