Projects / Axmjpeg


Axmjpeg retrieves JPEG images from an MJPEG over HTTP stream that conforms to the "Axis Video API, HTTP Interface Specification." Each captured JPEG image may be written to a file or piped through to a shell command for further processing. It also supports time-based retrieval, where one image per specified interval is captured.

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Recent releases

  •  16 Sep 2009 16:39

    Release Notes: This release adds the ability to reestablish a failed network connection. There is support for program termination after a specified number of images are processed. The code has been improved for compilation on 64-bit systems.

    •  28 May 2008 14:19

      Release Notes: The image-fetching code was extended to support the TRENDnet Internet Camera Server. The URL parser now accepts the "basic authorization" encoding. An option was added to limit the number of image files created.

      •  20 Aug 2007 14:18

        Release Notes: The image-fetching code was extended to support cameras that send binary headers in the MJPEG HTTP stream. This version of axmjpeg is known to support the "SQ IP Cam" and the "GP-280 Network IP Camera."

        •  22 Nov 2006 09:10

          Release Notes: The ability to disconnect and reconnect was added for retrieving images over low bandwidth connections. Error handling was improved. support for AIX was added. Miscellaneous cleanups were done.

          •  21 Nov 2005 08:28

            No changes have been submitted for this release.


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