June 10, 2008

Tale of a codec optimisation: doing things the GNU/Linux way

Encoding is a CPU-intensive operation. Whilst encoding, using optimised code is crucial. In this short article I will explain how I gained a 300% speed boost when encoding DVDs and will show how having the programââ¬â¢s sources and being able to talk to the maintainers sometimes really, really helps. Welcome to doing things ââ¬Åthe GNU/Linux wayââ¬Â.

Link: freesoftwaremagazine.com


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