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jaraco.video 2.0

A pure-python framegrabber for Windows

Overview

jaraco.video implements a framegrabber inteface for Windows Video Capture devices.

Status and License

jaraco.video is a port of the VideoCapture module in pure Python using ctypes and comtypes.

jaraco.video is maintained by Jason R. Coombs. It is licensed under an MIT-style permissive license.

jaraco.video is designed to run on Python 2.7+, including Python 3, and including 32-bit and 64-bit versions of Python.

Installation

You can install it with easy_install jaraco.video or pip install jaraco.video.

jaraco.video depends on several libraries including Pillow and comtypes. If the package is installed using setuptools or pip, those dependencies should be installed automatically.

Usage

jaraco.video includes a console script “save-frame”, which locates the first video capture device and saves a single frame to disk as “test.jpg”. The command may also be invoked thus:

python -m jaraco.video.capture

This example usage can be seen in the function jaraco.video.capture:save_frame.

 
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