[Ffmpeg-devel] Capturing support for Windows

Steve Lhomme steve.lhomme
Thu Mar 23 14:50:03 CET 2006

qxc at gmx.de wrote:
>> One of the problem is still to indentify the name of the capture Devices 
>> and be able to configure them (select TV channel or input source).
>> There's a Qt GUI in the DrFFMPEG source package that allows capturing on 
>> Windows using FFMPEG. It has not been added to DrDivX yet. The code is 
>> using DirectShow in C++.
> As far as I remember the Windows-thingy there is a possibility to get all
> devices listed - afterwards the user can choose one. I think there is no big
> difference between setting /dev/video1 or WinDeviceXY explicitely using
> command line parameters. Beside of that at least for audio Windows offers
> the possibility to select the best device automatically using the option
> WAVE_MAPPER during opening the device.
> Btw: are there any Solaris ports offering capturing support out there?

Our capture code works in command-line too, using the same options used 
in Linux (the device names differ).


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