[CinCV TNG] Benchmarking different versions of Cinelerra?

Einar R√ľnkaru einarrunkaru at gmail.com
Tue Jul 18 22:26:25 CEST 2017

On 07/18/2017 09:43 PM, Andrew Randrianasulu wrote:
> Hi, all!
> I tried to compare playback performance between three different versions of
> Cinelerra, but as Einar correctly warned - benchmarking is not simple! While
> for my system some parameters like visible track size (32->64->128), and
> resolution of timeline doesn't play such big difference - on other systems they
> may slow down things more or less, compared to decoding/effect
> computations/encoding.
> So, may be standartized set of Cinelerra (CV | CVE | GG) config files can be
> developed, along with publically-accesible test videos in various formats?
Andrew, start creating.

> Also, I was wrong in my observation only CVE was not utilizing all four cores to
> 100% during playback-only - they all mostly load cores to 80-90% - so hopefully
> there is some room for improvements.

Probably not much. Threads have to wait after each other too. They are 
not completely indpendant.

Thogh encoding or playback speed is not so important when there are 
effects that may take seconds to render one frame.


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