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please help me warning: Error opening file (/home/vaibhav/opencv/modules/highgui/src/cap_ffmpeg_impl.hpp:553)

asked 2014-02-14 02:49:52 -0500

shiv.butekar gravatar image

updated 2014-02-14 02:56:31 -0500

i am using opencv to display a video my code is as #include<opencv2 highgui="" highgui_c.h=""> #include <cv.h> #include <opencv cv.hpp=""> #include <opencv2 opencv.hpp=""> #include <cvaux.h> #include <cxcore.h> #include <stdio.h> #include <highgui.h> #include <stdlib.h> #include <opencv2 core="" core.hpp=""> #include <opencv2 highgui="" highgui.hpp=""> #include <iostream>

using namespace cv;
int main( int argc, char ** argv )
CvCapture* capture;
cvNamedWindow( "video", CV_WINDOW_AUTOSIZE ); 
capture = cvCreateFileCapture("/home/vaibhav/program/c/w.avi");
IplImage* frame;
frame = cvQueryFrame( capture );
if( !frame ) break;
cvShowImage( "video", frame );
char c = cvWaitKey(33);
if( c == 27 ) break;

cvReleaseCapture( &capture );

cvDestroyWindow( "Webcam" );

return 0; }

the program compiles but it give error when try to run it

i am using ubuntu 12.04 and eclipse

warning: Error opening file (/home/vaibhav/opencv/modules/highgui/src/cap_ffmpeg_impl.hpp:553)

please help me

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answered 2014-02-17 01:28:48 -0500

prakharmohan gravatar image

You need to install the ffmpeg codec on your system. You can find it here

On installation and inclusion it should work.

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I have a similar problem Error opening file (/build/opencv/modules/videoio/src/cap_ffmpeg_impl.hpp:578) I have installed the ffmpeg codec but still this error is occurring.

anshul gravatar imageanshul ( 2016-05-20 05:43:00 -0500 )edit

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