林博仁(Buo-ren, Lin) (brlin)

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A simple v4l2 full-featured video grabber

GTK+ UVC Viewer is a simple interface for capturing and viewing video from v4l2 devices, with a special emphasis for the linux uvc driver.

This package provides a control interface based on Gtk3 A console only option is also available.

You can also use guvcview has a control window only, (from console: guvcview.control-panel), this allows image control on other apps, like ekiga, cheese, mplayer, skype, ...


  • Connect the snap to the hardware-observe interface if your camera supports H.264 hardware encoding:


# snap connect guvcview:hardware-observe


  • Connect the snap to the removable-media interface to allow the application to save file under /media and /run/media:


# snap connect guvcview:removable-media ```

This package is NOT official, for any problem regarding using the package please refer to:

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Last updated
10 April 2019

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