Capturing videos from an external device, such as a camcorder.

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Command line tool to capture webcam video in Windows Xp

I want to know how to capture webcam video and dump the raw as well as an encoded version using ffmpeg. I want only the video stream. I'm on Windows xp.
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Redirect a video monitor

I don't know a lot about the internet, nor video, but I thought I'd ask here anyway. I have an old Motorola video monitor that is "hard coded" to send all audio and video to the company server, ...
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Better solution to video capture

I'm looking for ideas, then whatever solution will be welcome :) I have an infrastructure that I used 20 EasyCap USB2.0 in 10 different computers to capture video via ffmpeg by ffdshow (2 usb for ...
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How to capture stream from mediaklikk.hu?

I want to capture a streaming video from mediaklikk.hu. How can I do that?
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Connecting PAL camera to pc and working with the feed

I have an ancient analog camera which has the classic PAL analog output. I want to get this feed, display it on the computer's monitor and save the stream on the pc hard drive. I know that if it was ...
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Windows 10 optimizations for video capture

What specific Windows configurations can be taken to improve the quality of video capture on a Windows 10 PC? The video capture is being done via a Pinnacle AV pci card, and is capturing footage off ...
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Need software to save videos from 4tube.com - to watch the videos smoothly [closed]

Isn't there a programs that will capture screen writes at the hardware level? I have tried several Firefox add-ons, and several stand-alone programs, and none of them will save videos from this site. ...
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How to record this kind of video stream?

I don't know what this kind of streaming is called, its not classic protocols I've encountered. I want to record few shows (debates) on Govt news channel: http://webcast.gov.in. Its a free news ...
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capture video in virtual desktop

I use windows 10 and I need to capture just one virtual desktop and when I move to another desktop, that software should still capture video from the first virtual desktop (like capture video from ...
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Audio and Video is out of sync when recorded with Magewell video capture card

I am using Magewell Xl1006AUSB usb board to capture analogue audio and video being played by a satellite receiver. As long as I watch the video, everything is fine but when I record some video from ...
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EasyCap Capture card works with Wii, not with PS2

I ordered an EasyCap capture card a while ago, and I'm not sure which model. It only has the RCA cables, no S-Video. Anyway, on both ULead(which I got on the Internet, something else entirely was on ...
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How to download Pluralsight videos?

Someone must have a streamlined way to pull down Pluralsight videos without using a mobile device or screen capture utility. In the middle of watching a video, Pluralsight's site went down... they ...
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VirtualDub AVI Capture: Video delayed by ~ 4 seconds

I am using VirtualDub 1.10.4 to capture audio and video from video-only DirectShow device: [dshow @ 0000018baeadb920] DirectShow video device options (from video devices) [dshow @ 0000018baeadb920] ...
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Cut video after certain time?

So I have found out how to cut a video at a specific time frame by using the following command ffmpeg -i input.wmv -ss 00:00:30.0 -c copy -t 00:00:10.0 output.wmv ffmpeg -i input.wmv -ss 30 -c copy -...
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Will 1080i video capture card support 1080p @ 30hz camera?

I've a CCTV camera with an analog 1080p @ 30hz output and am wondering if a 1080i video capture PC card will support it. Since the camera's output is only 30hz, the 1080i video capture card (e.g. HVR-...
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How to acquire a low latency realtime HD video image?

TL;DR: What setup would enable a Laptop or ARM based mobile system to access high res video images in realtime? For computer vision development, I need to acquire feasable high resolution video ...
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Linux Kernel Driver for video capture

I have this EasyCap video capture thing with a USBTV007 chip and I really would like to get it working on my little linux mint 17 laptop so that I can capture video for my RC stuff. But I do not know ...
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How do I record this stream from NHK World?

How can I download this video from the VOD service on NHK World site? I am trying to save this video, but all software I tried fails to get the stream: http://www3.nhk.or.jp/nhkworld/en/vod/journeys/...
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Encoding multiple video streams with a single avconv invocation

I played with avconv on Ubuntu and I'm now able to e.g. record the desktop with sound from a soundcard. One thing I wanted to do was recording two video inputs at the same time, for instance the ...
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FFmpeg streaming: problems with device name

I'm trying to stream web camera and microphone in Windows using FFmpeg. First, I get my devices names (to specify -i parameter in streaming command) using a command like this: ffmpeg -list_devices ...
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How do I connect a VGA input to my PC so that it shows up as a video device?

This is the Windows/PC counter part of this question. I want to clarify that I am not talking about connecting a VGA monitor to a computer. I'm referring to plugging in a VGA output in to my computer. ...
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3–RCA-to-USB Cable?

Does anyone know what these RCA-to-USB cables are/do? There doesn’t seem to be any electronics in the cable like an EasyCap, so I can only assume that the RCA connectors are directly connected to the ...
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Screen Casting using ffmpeg (too fast)

I can use ffmpeg to make screen casts: ffmpeg -f x11grab -s 1280x800 -i :0.0 -c:v libx264 -framerate 30 -r 30 -crf 18 out.mkv However the output comes out to be too fast paced. It also happens with ...
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KVM to/from PCs

Is there a way to send keystrokes and mouse signal to a target machine without installing any type of software (even an OS) on the target machine? I want to do some repair and diagnostics-related (...
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Processing YouTube video in ffmpeg

I'm using ffmpeg for taking screenshots from video. Is it possible to take screenshots from YouTube video without downloading video to hard drive?
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Watch TV on computer through cable input

I have a DANY USB TV BOX U-1050 (please see attached picture). And, I have a normal TV aerial cable (For a lack of a better term, don't know the jargon) See attached picture. How do I get this ...
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Capture card interference

I get a consistent pattern of interference on Windows 7 64 bit on composite video input on a variety of capture cards, graphics cards and even motherboard combinations. The cards are the Compro ...
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When encoding a video, is there a way to know the resulting file size in advance?

Is there a way to know how large your resulting file size will be before your video is finished encoding? BTW: I am using Microsoft Expression Encoder.
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What is the most user friendly program to record video from webcam in Windows 7? [closed]

I would like to use my web camera to record video. What are the some easy and user friendly programs one can use for this purpose in Windows 7?
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On Windows 7, Creating a virtual monitor to show DVI Input

I would like to know if it is possible to create a virtual Monitor into Windows and make that virtual monitor shows the DVI Signal input into the computer using a DVI input card, which would be sent ...
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Why does recording a game with Fraps decrease performance?

I've run into some performance problems whilst recording some gameplay videos for Youtube. As I understand, Fraps saves the current frame pixel for pixel in a video file (in a way similar to a RAW ...
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Tool to fix video that's out of sync with audio?

I'm looking for (preferably free) software for Windows 7 that will allow me to fix an AVI file that has audio out of sync with the video. I tried with Windows Live Movie Maker and VirtualDub and ...
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Which has better signal: RCA jacks or RF(Coaxial)

When capturing old VHS(or cable) to PC, which jacks to use for the highest quality? RCA(composite) or RF? If the PC card supports it would S-video/component be better? Is there a general signal ...
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Stop motion video on Ubuntu

Is there a software to create a stop motion video with a webcam connected to my computer? All software, that is offered in the Ubuntu Store has mentions in the ratings, that it doesen't work well. I ...
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How do I get old footage off an old (tape-based) video camera?

I am wondering what cheap ways there are for getting old footage of a old video camera (that uses tape) onto my computer? The camera does not have FireWire or anything like that, just the video ...
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How to use notebook as external video capture card

sorry if wrong session, but i've been looking everywhere and i can't find an answer. I have a youtube channel and i want to improve my recording. I use the same computer to play and record. But i ...
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AVerMedia Broadcaster HD not working in Windows Server 2012 R2

I have a machine running Windows Server 2012 R2 Standard equipped with an AVerMedia Broadcaster HD, when using the RECentral program it says the device is occupied and to close the conflicting program....
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Using Surface Pro as a recording PC [duplicate]

I want to know if it would be possible to connect my laptop to my tablet with a mini display port to HDMI cable and use the tablet to capture the video stream from the laptop i.e. record the screen. ...
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What is the safest and least expensive way to store 10 terabytes of data?

I'm a member of a production company and we're preparing for our first feature film. We've been discussing methods of data storage to keep all of our original content safe (for as long as possible). ...
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Inserting Chapters / Cue Points / Bookmarks DURING video capture [closed]

I'm interested in using a camcorder to capture several hours of video footage to a computer. The overwhelming majority of the footage will be totally useless, and so I anticipate it being somewhat of ...
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Simplest video grab from webcam: how to

On Raspbery Pi's Raspbian (based on Debian Wheezy) I'm trying to make a simplest video grab from a Logitech C910 webcam to a video file via ffmpeg/avconv. I say: $ avconv -t 5 -f video4linux2 -s ...
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Second 1394 Camera did not recognized in Ubuntu 12.04 Desktop

Here's two 1394 camera with two capture card connected to PCI slots. In MS-Windows, the company application could capture both Digital cameras as well, but in Ubuntu, Only one camera (the camera which ...
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Video from vhs via USB capture device on Linux

I want to transfer video from a VHS tape to my computer with Arch Linux, using a USB capture device that comes with Roxio Easy VHS to DVD, which I recently bought. I tried to plug in the device, and ...
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video conversion, hdmi to vga switch to computer capture

I am trying to figure out the best way to go from a hdmi from a camcorder and a vga from a computer that both go to a switch then the output is vga and i need to go to a composite dvd recorder and i ...
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Where does the Camera app save videos?

When a video is recorded in Camera, where is it saved to? I can't find them in the Videos or Pictures folders. They're not in the Public folders either. They don't even show up in the Windows Store ...
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how to record videos from my laptop webcam?

I am not sure but I can't seem to turn on my webcam to record videos which I would broad cast somewhere later on. I have a HP G62 Laptop, and the cam turns on when I use programs like Skype and other ...
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Fatal error detected in Eclipse when using Xuggle

I was trying to get frames from a video using Xuggle 5.4. The IDE which I use is Eclipse Juno.The last time (which was roughly one months back) when I tried, I got the frames with a gap of 5 seconds, ...
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Fixing ffmpeg latency accrued over time

I have ffmpeg/ffserver running in the following setup: 10.1.2.2 captures from video capture cards (16 channels) and streams them to an ffserver as mpeg1video 10.1.1.1/10.1.2.1 (two NICs) hosts the ...
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How to make a video capture of both a VM Host and running virtual machines?

I have the following configuration: Windows 8 Hyper-V host; Windows 8 Guest; Windows 7 Guest. What I want to do is a comparison video between Win 7 and Win 8 and how things have changed. For this ...
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How to change the “record external input” in Fraps?

I'm using a TV to USB capture thingy called Hauppauge USB-Live2 (http://www.hauppauge.com/site/products/data_usblive2.html) and I'm using Media Player Classic Home Cinema to view my device's output, ...