[CFT] mplayer with multithreaded decoding

Michal Varga varga.michal at gmail.com
Tue Mar 29 17:09:59 UTC 2011

On Tue, 2011-03-29 at 18:53 +0200, Thomas Zander wrote:

> You can enable the multithreaded decoder by running run mplayer
> -lavdopts threads=N file (N being the number of desired decoder
> threads). Note that this does not apply to all stages of the playback
> pipeline, e.g., if playback is dropping frames due to excessive
> postprocessing options, this won't necessarily solve the problem.

Hi Thomas,

AFAIK "-lavdopts threads=auto" should work too in this case, though I
didn't check your code yet if it's actually done there.

Just mentioning it in case someone might be interested and/or wants to
correct me before I get to it later today :)


Michal Varga,
Stonehenge (Gmail account)

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