[FFmpeg-user] FFmpeg changing maximum video bitrate during streaming?

Geek.Song ffmpeg at gmail.com
Sat May 20 06:44:42 EEST 2017

On Thu, May 18, 2017 at 10:19 PM, Dave Ellis <ssuellid at gmail.com> wrote:
> Does anyone have any ideas on the question I asked previously?
> Is this list the best place to ask?

libx264 does support to change bitrate dynamiclly, but you need do it
by FFmpeg's API

>>I'm using the following command to stream video: -
>>ffmpeg.exe -re -i test.avi  -b:v 960k -minrate 960k -maxrate 960k -bufsize
> 240k -an -s 480x640 -r 30 -threads 0 -vcodec libx264  -preset veryfast
> -x264opts keyint=90:no-scenecut=1:min-keyint=90 -vprofile baseline -level
> 3.0 -pix_fmt yuv420p -f rtp rtp://
>>Is there a way of communicating with FFmpeg whilst it is streaming to
> change the video bitrate?
>>I have looked at the filters and zmq but cannot find anything for the
> video bitrate.

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