Record with internal iSight?

Josias

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Is it possible to record video with the internal iSight in the MacBook through iChat or another program?
 

jsw

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Yeah, just slide the little switch over to the camera icon - and you can do time-lapse as well.

QT Pro also allows you to record (but costs US$30 to upgrade to it). I find it to be a 'lighter' app to use, as it starts up quick and uses less RAM.
 

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You can also use Quicktime. I believe all the new MBs and MBPs come with Quicktime Pro
 

Josias

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I never use QT anyway. It s*cks to the max in all aspects compared to VLC.:cool:
 

jsw

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Josias said:
I never use QT anyway. It s*cks to the max in all aspects compared to VLC.:cool:
Then you, my friend, do not know the joy that is QT. Like playing movies with ASCII. Good stuff.

Edit: Seriously, try it. Download the linked file, copy ASCIIMoviePlayer to a folder containing one or more QT movies (say 'your_movie.mov' is one of them), then open Terminal, go to that folder, and type:
Code:
./ASCIIMoviePlayer your_movie.mov
Just make sure your Terminal window is big enough to show it all.

VLC has nothing on QT.
 

Josias

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howesey said:
I get "No Camera Attached" here. Help!
Could this be one of the things that is happening when people just get a green screen opening PhotoBooth? I've heard of this before but...:confused:

Are you sure you have an iSight? :D