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I'm trying to use avconv to capture my desktop and stream it on my webcam. Unfortunately I do not know what output format I should use to do this. The following is what I currently have.

avconv -f x11grab -s 1920x1080 -r 30 -i :0.0+0,0

Can someone point me in the right direction?


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From the man pages here, it shows that you can list the available codecs with avconv -codecs. It's basically personal preference of what codec you want to use for the output. It seems that AVI is the default.

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