[FFmpeg-user] Can I run TWO ffmpeg processes in parallel?

James Darnley james.darnley at gmail.com
Sun Nov 15 14:30:05 CET 2015

On 2015-11-15 06:40, Ben Stover wrote:
> Can I run TWO ffmpeg encoding or verification processes in parallel on the same computer?
> Or do they interfere each other because they e.g use the same temporary files or caches or internal config files or .....?

The other replies are correct.  You can, with one caveat.  If you want
to run multiple encoding passes over a video, some stats must be stored
in a stats file.  You must give a unique name for the stats file for
each parallel process you are running.

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