[MPlayer-users] mplayer with webcam

Tuukka Toivonen tuukkat at ee.oulu.fi
Thu Apr 10 15:21:21 CEST 2003

On Thu, 10 Apr 2003, Chittaranjan Mandal wrote:

>I got a Creative Webcam (usb) PD1011.
>Can I use mplayer to view its capture?

If it works in Linux, yes. But try to make the webcam first work with other

>$ xawtv -c /dev/video0
>This is xawtv-3.76, running on Linux/i686 (2.4.19-16mdk)
>can't open /dev/video0: No such device

If xawtv doesn't work, then MPlayer likely doesn't work either. Or any
other program for that matter.

So your question isn't really MPlayer-specific. Maybe some other people
could help you, check if there's mailing list for your webcam drivers.

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