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       luvcview - 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.

       -c     Enable raw frame capturing for the first frame.

       -C     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.

       -g     Grab the images with READ method instead of default MMAP.

       -h     Print a help text and exit.

       -L     Query valid video formats.

       -l     Query valid controls and settings.

       -o outputfile
              Create an AVI file with the stream received from the video device.

       -r     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.

       -S     Enable raw stream capturing from the start.


       Laurent Pinchart && Michel Xhaard.

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

                                          June 19, 2007                               LUVCVIEW(1)