motion 3.2.12 Description:
Motion is an open source and free command-line software implemented in C and designed from the offset to be used for monitoring video signals from video4linux capable devices, such as webcams, under any GNU/Linux operating systems and several BSD flavors. The software supports output from motion as JPG and PPM files or MPEG video sequences. It features support for capturing snapshots of movement, simultaneous playback of multiple video devices, simultaneous multiple inputs on a single capture card, and live streaming webcam. In addition, the program allows users to create MPEG movies in real time using the libavcodec library from the FFmpeg project, capture automated snapshots on regular and irregular intervals using cron, as well as to track motion.