dvgrab - Record Digital Video (DV) via an IEEE 1394 (Firewire) Interface

Distribution: openSUSE 42.1
Repository: openSUSE Multimedia Apps all
Package name: dvgrab
Package version: 3.5
Package release: 13.3
Package architecture: x86_64
Package type: rpm
Installed size: 299.98 KB
Download size: 109.29 KB
Official Mirror: ftp.gwdg.de
dvgrab receives audio and video data from a digital camcorder via an IEEE 1394 (widely known as FireWire) link and stores them into an AVI file. It features autosplit of long video sequences into several files and supports saving the data as raw frames, AVI type 1, and AVI type 2.



  • dvgrab = 3.5-13.3
  • dvgrab(x86-64) = 3.5-13.3


    Source package: dvgrab-3.5-13.3.src.rpm

    Install Howto

    1. Add the openSUSE Multimedia Apps repository:
      # zypper addrepo http://ftp.gwdg.de/pub/opensuse/repositories/multimedia:/apps/openSUSE_Leap_42.1/ opensuse-multimedia-apps
    2. Install dvgrab rpm package:
      # zypper install dvgrab


    • /usr/bin/dvgrab
    • /usr/share/doc/packages/dvgrab/AUTHORS
    • /usr/share/doc/packages/dvgrab/COPYING
    • /usr/share/doc/packages/dvgrab/ChangeLog
    • /usr/share/doc/packages/dvgrab/README
    • /usr/share/doc/packages/dvgrab/TODO
    • /usr/share/man/man1/dvgrab.1.gz


    2011-09-18 - jengelh@medozas.de - Remove redundant tags/sections from specfile (cf. packaging guidelines)

    2011-05-27 - idonmez@novell.com - Add BuildRequires on libavc1394-devel and zlib-devel

    2010-10-10 - davejplater@gmail.com - Added specific BuildRequires: libraw1394 to ensure a rebuild when libraw1394 changes.

    2010-04-22 - davejplater@gmail.com - Fix url in spec file - Changes in version 3.5 :- * Automatically detect DV vs. HDV when not using -noavc, -input, or -stdin. * Now waits indefinitely for DV or HDV instead of giving up after 10 seconds. * Bugfixes see ChangeLog file. - Changes in version 3.4 * Fix a showstopping bug in the v3.3 release. - Changes in version 3.3 * Give different warnings for dropped versus damaged frames. * Bugfixes see ChangeLog file.

    2010-01-23 - jw@novell.com - pulled from home:Freespacer:kino - tested, looks good.

    2010-01-05 - freespacer@gmx.de - update to 3.5

    2009-09-04 - jslaby@suse.de - update to 3.4

    2009-06-09 - coolo@novell.com - fix build with gcc 4.4

    2008-09-17 - crrodriguez@suse.de - update to version 3.2 * New -srt option to write subtitle files containing recordind date/time * New -recordonly (-r) option for use with camcorder record (camera) mode * New -rewind option to rewind tape to beginning before starting capture * Added automatic stop capture at end of tape * Added optional seconds argument to autosplit * Improved autosplit * Bugfixes and updated documentation

    2008-07-29 - jw@suse.de - updated to 3.1 Apply 24p patch from Joe Stewart/CinCVS which adds -24p and -24pa options for Quicktime DV output: https://init.linpro.no/pipermail/skolelinux.no/cinelerra/2006-October/008095.html - hdvframe.{h,cc}: apply patch from Lars Täuber to fix P25 detection. - hdvframe.h: apply patch 1823641 to address bug 1773826 and prevent message "ERROR: too much carryover data." apply patch from Lars Täuber to process JVC P25 mode HDV (-jvc-p25). improve HDV debug logging. The [S] slice debugging is compacted into [S*n]; the default DEBUG does a newline now instead of a \r (i.e. it preserves the previous debug output on the screen); the GOP Dump() method has a fix in the format string.