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Hi,

  Help me to identify a utility in linux which captures the video stream and records the same and stores in hard disk.

I am using "Play Tv Pro", TV Tuner card with "bttv" driver supporting Video4Linux.

I tried with "MJPEG" tools. But it is for zoran based cards, not for bttv based.But it helps in software encoding for bttv based cards, but problem occurs in play back.So i cannot able to identify whether the recording is successful or not.

I also tried with "FAME" option. The utility records successfully. But the recorded video stream is not clear and it is jumping.

Since i am not having TV Cable connection, I fed the "Composite" output of Digital Camera to Tv Tuner card as video input wich is of PAL format.

So help me to identify a utility which captures the Video stream from "composite" input, records and playback the same.
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Personally, I use "streamer" from xawtv package (http://bytesex.org/xawtv/) and MPlayer (http://www.mplayerhq.hu/).

For streamer, use "streamer -h" to get some examples.

You could also try MythTV (http://www.mythtv.org/). IIRC it also uses mencoder to capture.
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