Re2: [Theora] Playback too slow?!

Ivan Popov pin at
Mon Mar 28 23:39:30 PST 2005

Hi Ole,

On Tue, Mar 29, 2005 at 09:21:07AM +0200, Ivan Popov wrote:
> you may want to try mplayer.theora-mmx from
> (see

on a 3GHz P4 I can play this sample without problems,
it takes about 50% of CPU with some peaks up to about 80%.

I think you will be able to watch it on a 2GHz, with -framedrop option,
without a noticable quality loss. Of course it depends also on your graphics
card, though mine is rather old.


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