[MEncoder-users] TV capturing uses 100% of CPU power!!!

Matthias Wieser mwieser at gmx.de
Fri Aug 4 18:15:51 CEST 2006

Am Freitag, 4. August 2006 00:17 schrieb Rodolfo Quesada Z.:

> Another problem, I use MEncoder to record several TV shows, but recently
> it only captures at about 13fps (of 29.97) and consuming all the
> processor power while dropping a lot of frames... The resulting video is
> a slide show with background music! :P

What CPU do you have?

> This is part of the recording script I'm using...
> TVOPTS="driver=v4l2:input=0:width=512:height=384:normid=1:chanlist=us-cab
> mencoder tv://$1 $ENDPOS -tv $TVOPTS -vf pp=lb,denoise3d -oac mp3lame
> -lameopts mode=3:cbr:br=96 -ovc lavc -lavcopts
> vcodec=mpeg4:mbd=2:vbitrate=1500 -o VCR$1.av

remove denoise3d and mbd=2 if your CPU is to slow. Have you tried xvid?.


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