[theora] Theora for webcam/conferencing use

Silvia Pfeiffer silviapfeiffer1 at gmail.com
Thu Oct 15 15:16:07 PDT 2009

On Fri, Oct 16, 2009 at 6:00 AM, Basil Mohamed Gohar
<abu_hurayrah at hidayahonline.org> wrote:
> On 10/15/2009 02:33 PM, Jason Self wrote:
>> On Thu, Oct 15, 2009 at 11:21 AM, Basil Mohamed Gohar
>> <abu_hurayrah at hidayahonline.org> wrote:
>>>  Ideally, if there was a standalone program that would take input from a video & audio source, compress to
>>> Theora (Thusnelda or better), and stream it out to an IceCast2 server...
>> Check out ffmpeg2theora at [1]. The examples mention doing that.
>> [1] http://v2v.cc/~j/ffmpeg2theora/
> Those examples imply a GNU/Linux-based system, but the system most
> likely to be used in the cases I cited are Windows-based.  I was hoping
> for something like Edcast, but for Theora (rather than Vorbis).  VLC
> Player is promising, but it uses libavcodec for Theora, and I think the
> quality isn't as good, at least until they get to Theora 1.1 - are they
> there yet?

On Windows you may want to do something using the DirectShow filters.
I'm sure you can plug a system together - though I have no idea how

Good luck!


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