I'm sure its right there in the config in front of me, I just can't see it.

I am using 'motion' to detect movement and save images. It is also saving .swf files (movies). How do I disable the saving of a movie? I only want the image snap shots.

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Comment out the movie saving parts or disable the movie saving parts.
Find the line ffmpeg_cap_new and make sure it's either set to off or removed altogether

Check the other lines in that area to make sure they are also off / commented out / removed.


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