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My SD card is having limited size and I just want to stream a video so that I can use it as webcam. I successfully did that but problem is it is slow because it keeps saving files as well as does streaming. I donr want to save video files but just stream live in port 8081. Or is there any alternate streaming app for raspberry pi. I am using Camera v1 on Raspberry Pi zero.

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  • Could you set the output file name to /dev/null so it goes nowhere?
    – user115418
    Jun 27 '20 at 17:39
  • But i think the process will still run athough it may not be able to save.
    – Amit Ray
    Jun 27 '20 at 18:10
  • But the data is not written to the SD card so it may be quicker.
    – user115418
    Jun 28 '20 at 1:45
  • @Andyroo Ok thanks. I will try that option.
    – Amit Ray
    Jun 29 '20 at 5:57
  • That didnt work either. I feel motion does lot of processing. But hopefully I came through this link and I am trying it now chriscarey.com/blog/2017/04/30/… .
    – Amit Ray
    Jun 29 '20 at 7:09

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