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One-shot file transfer from the command line using netcat

Netcat is an extremely useful and versatile command line utility for computer networking. I’ve used it occasionally over the last few years for simple network operations like file transfer or getting two applications to talk to each other over the … Continue reading

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Changing the filename of a snapz output file

Reader Nathan Casselton asked about using my program, snapz.exe (described in a previous post), to capture multiple images using a sequence of numbered filenames (e.g. ‘1.dib’, ‘2.dib’, ‘3.dib’, etc.) It is possible to do something like this without modifying the … Continue reading

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multisnapz – command line image capture from multiple VFW cameras

EDIT (20-11-2011) : Since posting this, I have created a new DirectShow command line image grabber called CommandCam, which I recommend you use instead of multisnapz. Get CommandCam here (binary download and source code available). I’ve just tried modifying the … Continue reading

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A command line cam image grabber

EDIT (20-11-2011) : Since posting this, I have created a new DirectShow command line image grabber called CommandCam, which I recommend you use instead of this one. It’s also completely free. Get CommandCam here (binary download and source code available). … Continue reading

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