luvcview(1) USB Video Class grabber


luvcview [options]...


luvcview is a camera viewer for UVC based webcams. It includes an mjpeg decoder and is able to save the video stream as an AVI file.


A summary of options is included below.
Enable raw frame capturing for the first frame.
Enable raw frame stream capturing from the start.
-d /dev/videoX
Specify the video device to use.
-f format
Specify the video format to use.
jpg or MJPG
JPEG format. This is the default if available.
yuv or YUYV
YUV format.
uyvy or UYVY
UYV format.
Grab the images with READ method instead of default MMAP.
Print a help text and exit.
Query valid video formats.
Query valid controls and settings.
-o outputfile
Create an AVI file with the stream received from the video device.
Read and set control settings from the luvcview.cfg file in the current directory. Such a configuration file can be created by using the F1 key in the interface.
-s widthxheight
Select the image input size.
Enable raw stream capturing from the start.


Laurent Pinchart && Michel Xhaard.

This manual page was originaly written by Aurelien Jarno <[email protected]>, for the Debian GNU/Linux system (but may be used by others).