video capture in Python ?

Tim Roberts timr at
Mon Apr 13 04:31:16 CEST 2009

Stef Mientki <stef.mientki at> wrote:
>has anyone got video capturing (from a webcam)  successful  running
>in a wxPython application under winXP ?
>I got some links, but it seems quit complicated to get everything 
>and all the packages you need don't describe which versions of the other 
>parts you need,
>so a lot trial and error I expect.

What packages have you tried?

Video capture is not a trivial task.  There is a lot to do, although most
of it is boilerplate that you will reuse from app to app.
Tim Roberts, timr at
Providenza & Boekelheide, Inc.

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