June 3, 2017 · x264 4k y4m ffmpeg encoding mlt shotcut benchmark

The Fire Escape 4K Benchmark


The Fire Escape is a 4K benchmark that measure the time it takes to encode a 4K file to x264 using open souce video editor OpenShot

uses a shotcut project file with a raw 4k video file, flac music by GUNSHIP, Text Overlay

above scores are average of 5 runs
please note that these systems are not benchmark systems and are real world


Tests cpu/ram and ssd/hdd and the results are in seconds

Special Thanks to

This Benchmark is based on Shotcut and MLT open source project https://www.shotcut.org/

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