[Durham] From viewing to streaming or saving
richm at oldelvet.org.uk
Thu Apr 18 16:01:57 UTC 2013
On 18/04/2013 16:46, Dougie Nisbet wrote:
> I finally got a picture from this:
Oooh nice. I might have a few uses for one of those.
> on my old laptop running Debian testing, using this line that I pasted
> from the examples on the somagic-capture man page:
> somagic-capture | mplayer -vf yadif,screenshot -demuxer rawvideo
> -rawvideo "pal:format=uyvy:fps=25" -aspect 4:3 -
> Cool. Can I do any more? Stream or save? It seems that the only way I
> can view anything from the device is by running the somagic-capture
> command. There is no /dev/video device, and any attempts with vlc have
> been fruitless. Can I pipe the mplayer command into ffmpeg? Tried a
> couple of tests but no joy so far.
Try mplayer -vo help to list output drivers
maybe -vo yuv4mpeg is what you want.
Do let us know how you get on.
> It's quite frustrating finally getting video on screen and then not
> being able to do anything with it.
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