[FFmpeg-user] Newbie question: Can FFMPEG grab frames from webcam?

maujhsn 103730258b at gmail.com
Fri Aug 19 19:05:46 CEST 2011

Hi Eric;

I really enjoyed reading your post! there are so many things that
ffmpeg can do that many of us who use it, take for granted.

I have used this command for turning single frames to movies:

ffmpeg -f image2 -i img%03d.jpeg /tmp/a.mpg

However the concept that you have written about & demonsrated is very



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