[FFmpeg-user] Is it possible to speed up merging-speed from HD to LAN?

Carl Eugen Hoyos cehoyos at ag.or.at
Wed Apr 1 16:25:44 CEST 2015

Christoph Gerstbauer <christophgerstbauer <at> gmail.com> writes:

> I am working with ffmpeg over LAN.
> I want to MERGE 2 files.
> 1 AVI with huffyuv and
> 1 WAV with pcm_s24le
> to one file (AVI) with a video and a audio stream.
> If I do this from HardDisk to LANshare it takes 
> more time than a simple filecopy of both files to 
> the same target.

(Of course! Why should the processing be free?)

> ffmpeg -i inputfile.avi -i inputfile.wav 
> -acodec copy -vcodec copy -map 0:0 -map 1:0 
> \\lanshare\folder\targetfile.avi

(Complete, uncut console output missing. Is this 
the first time you read this line?)

FFmpeg has to seek in the output file.

Carl Eugen

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