[Ffmpeg-devel] Using ffmpeg libs in an OSS project is a nightmare

Dave Dodge dododge
Tue Aug 9 10:14:27 CEST 2005

On Sat, Aug 06, 2005 at 04:23:17PM +0200, Kenneth Lavrsen wrote:
> Nope. Motion uses ffmpeg to encode mpegs from YUV420P or Monochrome 8 bit.
> Motion is a program that can monitor many cameras (V4L or Network 
> jpeg/mjpeg). It analyses the pictures for Motion using many advanced 
> features to ensure safe Motion detection. When motion is detected Motion 
> can save the pictures as jpeg or make small mpeg movies of each event. 
> Motion uses the mpeg4 or msmpeg4 encoding feature from ffmpeg for this.

If you just need encoding, you might also look at mjpegtools; though
they do MPEG-1 and MPEG-2, not MPEG-4.

                                                  -Dave Dodge

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