how to save mjpeg -
On 18/02/11 11:24, Bryn M. Reeves wrote:
> On 02/18/2011 03:42 PM, Bob Goodwin wrote:
>> I have some cameras watching the pasture and I usually view the
>> image via VLC although other app's do work. How can I save a
>> video clip? I see no provision for saving in the VLC or smplayer
>> Am I missing something or is there a reason why this can't be
>> accomplished easily?
> Just using wget on the mjpeg URL for the Axis IP-Cameras I have access to here
> works fine (you get some junk until the next frame boundary but e.g. mplayer/vlc
> have no problem playing the resulting file and a bit of xxd/dd fiddling or a
> clever script would be able to fix this easily).
> $ wget http://webcam3.mydomain.com/mjpg/video.mjpg
> (I got the URL by right-clicking the video element in the HTML page the camera
> serves to a browser).
Why didn't I think of trying that? Yes it worked perfectly.
That saved a video clip to:
Which displays with SMPlayer like the picture I see on VLC.
I've poked at that several times and never found the answer. Now
I can save a picture of my mares running next time they decide
to do so.
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