Raspberry Pi 3 USB camera for filming

Any ideas how I can let my usb camera film for a specific amount of seconds and then save it to a map on my Pi? I am now using USB camera node to take pictures but instead of pictures I want it to make a short video.

did you trya search of the forum using video?

we had a similar question some time ago. I did a lot of experiments with ffmpeg (via exec node), as you can see in that discussion. Summarized: I wasn't able at the end to pipe the indivual images to ffmpeg…

Some weeks later I managed to pipe the images to ffmpeg, but it seems I have never posted that solution on this forum. If you want I can try to recover my solution ...