In this tab you can connect mainsail with different webcam streamers. Some of the webcam clients are provided by Crowsnest (Webcam streamer wrapper from the Mainsail-Crew).
While adding or editing a webcam, you will see the following screen.
Add Webcam form
On the right side, you can check the settings in a preview.
At first, you have to give the camera a name, and you can assign an icon to it.
You also need to specify stream and snapshot URL. For network cameras, please consult the manufacturer's manual or search the Internet.
You also need to select a streaming mode. Below are descriptions of the different modes, so you can decide. Try out what works best for you.
Only in adaptive MJPEG mode, you also have to set the target frame rate. This is how often per second an image is requested.
In some services, you can also rotate the webcam stream.
Hide the FPS counter in the webcam image.
Flip the webcam vertically and/or horizontally. Both at the same time corresponds to a 180° rotation.