[FFmpeg-user] USB Camera ffplay real-time and save to file

Simon Roberts simon at dancingcloudservices.com
Fri Sep 11 14:43:09 EEST 2020

On Fri, Sep 11, 2020 at 1:18 AM Carl Eugen Hoyos <ceffmpeg at gmail.com> wrote:

> > Am 09.09.2020 um 23:07 schrieb Hans Carlson <forbyta at gmx.com>:
> >
> > I have a cheap USB pipe inspection camera and I want to see the output
> (via ffplay) real-time, but also record (via ffmpeg)
> Use ffmpeg instead of ffplay to show the stream, this should avoid the
> lagging you saw.

Carl, could you add a hint as to what option achieves this? I had no clue
this was possible, despite--so I thought--spending lots of time looking
through docs. This would be very useful. Thanks.

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