[FFmpeg-user] Big file webcam

Roger Pack rogerdpack2 at gmail.com
Thu Jul 19 02:29:02 CEST 2012

> I'm trying to capture video from my Microsoft Lifecam Studio. I tried with a
> lot of commands and I achieved a good quality some times, but the problem is
> that the good quality give it me a very big file. The idea is get the video
> in 640x480 pixels or more, to 6 [MB/min] or less if it is possible.
> Now, the videos with good quality that I got, are bigger than 20 MB/min.

What's your current command line and full uncut console output? How
many fps are you trying to achieve? (for me mp4 has worked pretty well
in the past...libx264 might also help)

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