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How to Read, Write, Show Videos from Camera in OpenCV
import cv2
cap = cv2.VideoCapture(0)
fourcc = cv2.VideoWriter_fourcc(*'XVID')
out = cv2.VideoWriter('output.avi', fourcc, 20.0, (640,480))
print(cap.isOpened())
while(cap.isOpened()):
ret, frame = cap.read()
if ret == True:
print(cap.get(cv2.CAP_PROP_FRAME_WIDTH))
print(cap.get(cv2.CAP_PROP_FRAME_HEIGHT))
out.write(frame)
gray = cv2.cvtColor(frame, cv2.COLOR_BGR2GRAY)
cv2.imshow('frame', gray)
if cv2.waitKey(1) & 0xFF == ord('q'):
break
else:
break
cap.release()
out.release()
cv2.destroyAllWindows()
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