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I want to capture audio and video from webcam using ffmpeg on WindowsXP.
I know the command to capture only video as given below (In case somebody need it)

ffmpeg -f vfwcap -r 25 -i 0 sample.avi

1) -f is to specify force format.
2) vfwcap is for webcam video stream on Windows XP
3) -r 25 is to specify frame rate
4) -i 0 is to specify input device which is 0 incase of default webcam
5) sample.avi is the output file

So, this command will capture video stream from the webcam and store it into sample.avi

My problem is like I also want to capture audio at the same time.
ffmpeg has options for the same in Linux. But I didn't kind of find any help regarding this for Windows O/S.

If anybody knows this, then please help me.

Thanks in advance.

BTW, I know how to compile ffmpeg source on windows using MinGW and MSys. I also know how to use ffmpeg libraries in VC++ Express edition and VC++ VS2005 edition.
If anybody has the same requirements then please let me know

Posted 1-Jun-11 4:53am
Updated 1-Jun-11 8:13am
SAKryukov 1-Jun-11 14:05pm
You have only one tag "audio-video". Please tag platform and language. This way you have a chance that a right expert pays attention for your question.
orc_orc_orc 1-Jun-11 14:20pm do you think this link is beneficial?
gksolanki 1-Jun-11 14:25pm
Thanks orc_orc_orc, I will give it a shot

gksolanki 2-Jun-11 2:25am
Thanks for the link. I got the same command line option that I gave in this question earlier and they are for capturing video. My requirement is to capture audio too which is not there in that command line options. But thanks for your reply. If you have any other link then please give it to me.
WRCooke 9-Mar-12 9:41am
gksolanki, did you ever find a solution for this? I am having the exact same issue.

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Check if this helps

DirectX.Capture Class Library[^]
gksolanki 3-Jun-11 2:09am
Will this solution work with ffmpeg? It seems that it is for DirectX and .NET
Thanks for the help. I will go through it and check whether it is helpful or not?

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