[theora-dev] Multithread support

Timothy B. Terriberry tterribe at xiph.org
Wed Feb 4 04:16:36 PST 2015

Maik Merten wrote:
> Am 04.02.2015 um 12:31 schrieb Timothy B. Terriberry:
> Could this information be gathered by having one thread encode a
> downsampled version of the input video sequence, or would this be a bad
> predictor?

Yes. x264 has a lookahead thread with exactly this purpose (among 
others). But current libtheora has nothing like this.

> Who knows, perhaps one can also gather data on relative bitrate
> distribution between segments.

That requires significantly more lookahead, of course.

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