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I want to set up a webcam cache. However the site I want to use does not have a webcam that takes a picture every so many seconds, but rather uses streaming video.

 

I have tried clicking on the video portion and saving it. The only way I can figure out how to do it is to do an "ALT-PRINT SCREEN" and paste it into a Word document.

 

I was really wanting to be able to save it as a gc.com supported format (*.jpb, *.gif etc) so that it could be uploaded with the log for viewing and verification purposes.

 

Anyone have any suggestions how to do this??

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Just remember that everyone that wants to find your webcam cache will have to do the research and get capture software in order to log it. Since most folks won't realize it until they are on the phone with the cacher at home, this might cause alot of dnf's and frustrated cachers.

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