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Old 01-13-2009, 07:47 PM   #1
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capture video with web cam

Hi, I am helping my son who wants to record home made movies with his web cam and upload them to youtube. after searching for a day and a half for a relatively easy solution I have had no success yet. I am looking for something with a gui. Most of the programs that I read about are all capable of showing a moving picture from a web cam and they can all take snapshots in jpeg or some other still format, none seems to offer functionality for capturing video and audio. When I do seem to have found something that offers this functionality it becomes a very complicated process with long cli commands. too hard for me to understand, let alone explaining it to my son.

any suggestions are welcome

Old 01-14-2009, 02:00 AM   #2
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download cheese it will allow you to record video and audio from a web cam.
Old 01-14-2009, 10:24 PM   #3
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That was quick, who would think to look for cheese? this program is simplicity itself! Thanks!


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