ESP32 CAM to PC Hard Drive

Can anyone tell me or point me in the right direction. I am trying to work out how to save images from ESP32 Cam to my PC Hard Drive.

Hey Kenneth,

That’s an awesome idea, I did find a guide that may be able to help you out with that one. You can check it out here. Otherwise, the esp32CAM does have the ability to save photos to a MicroSD card, if that’s a suitable alternative.


I used to save still images from esp32 like this:

  1. install esp32 cam web server:
    In Arduino IDE, examples - ESP32 - Camera - CameraWebServer
  2. from PC (I always use Linux):
    wget [cam IP]/capture -o filename.jpg

Thanks for your reply that example saves the image to local web server not to hard drive and I wanted to avoid the steps required to transfer images on MicroSD.

Thanks I will try this and see if I can implement it in my project.