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

Henk D. Schoneveld belcampo at zonnet.nl
Sun Nov 15 14:37:53 CET 2015

On 15 Nov 2015, at 14:30, James Darnley <james.darnley at gmail.com> wrote:

> 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.
This applies only when doing 2-pass encoding AFAIK
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