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The 'mjpeg' programs are tools that can record and playback videos and do simple cut-and-paste editing and MPEG compression of audio and video. The recorded videos can be converted to MPEG streams. Playing back MPEG streams works with almost every player and every OS; you can also produce special forms of MPEG streams like VCD (Video CD) and SVCD for hardware playback. The tools can be used used to edit, playback and compress motion JPEG (MJPEG) AVI's captured using the xawtv package or MJPEG streams created and edited with broadcast 2000. MPEG-2 streams can be transcoded to MPEG-2/MPEG-1 through patches to the output drivers for the mpeg2dec and ac3dec tools.


User HOWTO included and available in HTML format from https://sourceforge.net/docman/display_doc.php?docid=3456&group_id=5776


Download version 2.1.0 (stable)
released on 21 September 2013

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LicenseVerified byVerified onNotes
GPLv2orlaterJanet Casey2 August 2004

Leaders and contributors

Andrew Stevens Maintainer
Bernhard Praschinger Maintainer
Gernot Ziegler Maintainer
See the AUTHORS file in the distribution for a complete list Contributor

Resources and communication

Audience Resource type URI
Developer VCS Repository Webview http://sourceforge.net/cvs/?group_id=5776
Bug Tracking VCS Repository Webview https://sourceforge.net/tracker/?group_id=5776&atid=105776
Developer Mailing List Info/Archive http://lists.sourceforge.net/mailman/listinfo/mjpeg-developer
Bug Tracking,Support Mailing List Info/Archive http://lists.sourceforge.net/mailman/listinfo/mjpeg-users

Software prerequisites

Kind Description
Weak prerequisite jpeg-mmx

This entry (in part or in whole) was last reviewed on 1 March 2017.


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