[MPlayer-users] please help with video capture

zikzak at tele2.fr zikzak at tele2.fr
Fri Sep 24 21:45:08 CEST 2004

On Fri, 24 Sep 2004 12:13:04 -0700
"Ricardo Kleemann" <ricardo at americasnet.com> wrote:

>I'm trying to use mencoder to perform video capture (from a video camera
>connected to a WinTV card) and output to a high quality codec encoded file.
>Then I want to take that file and re-encode it to other files of different
>bitrates. For example, a streaming movie for low and high bandwidth
>situations. But I still want to have the original capture in "lossless"
>Is Sorensen lossless? What other options do I have?
>In any case, can someone help me out with the appropriate command line to
>perform the capture and generate the encoded file?
>Thanks for your help

Hi Ricardo,

Do you have tried this ?

mencoder -oac copy -ovc copy -tv driver=v4l:input=1:width=320:height=240 tv:// -o Capture.avi


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