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Record a webcam output into a video file.

Terminal - Record a webcam output into a video file.
ffmpeg -an -f video4linux -s 320x240 -b 800k -r 15 -i /dev/v4l/video0 -vcodec mpeg4 myvideo.avi
2009-06-19 17:41:43
User: dcabanis
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Record a webcam output into a video file.

The option -an disables audio recording, -f forces the use of video4linux for the input, -s sets the video to the size 320x240, -b sets the recording bitrate, -r sets the frame rate to 15fps, -i gives the input device, -vcodec sets the output format.

Press Q to stop recording or you can specify the recording time with the -t option like -t 00:1:30

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Too Linux-specific.. :-/ Belongs in linuxfu.com or something.

Comment by rae 375 weeks ago

rae, does the command not run from the command line or is it just to open sourced for the Steve Job's clones all carrying their over priced closed system mac bookys? The sites title is; commandlinefu and not maccommandlinefu. Here is a command: ipconfig /all just for ya. Have a good day.

dcabanis right on and thanks for that one!

Comment by hellspawn 375 weeks ago

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