[Ffmpeg-devel] Using USB webcams with ffmpeg on Windows

Steve Lhomme steve.lhomme
Thu Mar 2 19:41:19 CET 2006

William Beebe wrote:
> Does anyone know, or is there sample code illustrating, how to attach
> to a USB webcam under Windows with ffmpeg? I can use ffmpeg to open a
> USB webcam under Linux (as /dev/video0, for example) just fine. I need
> that same capability under Windows.

There is some capture code in DrFFMPEG using DirectShow. It's working 
correctly but we haven't added the UI to DrDivX yet. You can find the 
code on SourceForge.

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