What webcam software?

Hi all,

I'm not having any issues with my webcam, quite the opposite. It works perfectly (Logitech C270).

I do, however, have other raspberry pi machines dotted about my house (dating back to the original V1!), that have webcams plugged into them, running "motion" and then streamed so I can keep an eye on things when I'm not at home.

The thing is, that the software,"motion" only streams one frame per second, no matter what I put in the config file...and yet, the software that's streaming over "webcam/?action=stream" through octopi is closer to 10-15 FPS.

How can I use the same software to stream my other cameras at the same rate?

I hope this is allowed to be asked here. If not, then please delete.

Kind regards,


Hi :slight_smile:

If you just want to stream it the same way octopi does you can just follow the webcam part in this guide

If you want even higher framerates and less bandwidth used - try this

Excellent! Thank you - some reading for me :slight_smile:

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