[FFmpeg-user] what's the threads mode when using ffmpeg to transcode

Carl Eugen Hoyos cehoyos at ag.or.at
Fri Nov 7 00:22:28 CET 2014

cmwu <277893958 <at> qq.com> writes:

> ffmpeg2.1 

This looks old

> -i /home/mps/chd/out.avi

> I found the cpu load use is 140%, it's not 100%

If you don't want FFmpeg to decode (!) with 
automatically chosen number of threads (as many 
cores as you have), tell it with:
$ ffmpeg -threads 1 -i file

Carl Eugen

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