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unicap is a library to access different kinds of capture devices. Device drivers are loaded with a plugin system so that new drivers can be easily added. Currently, it has support for video-4-linux, video-4-linux-2, IIDC cameras, and video-to-firewire converters, and provides GTK widgets for live video display and access to device properties.


Recent releases

  •  04 Oct 2008 19:09

    Release Notes: This version offers optional support for libv4l. The video downscaling of Ogg/Theora videos was fixed.

    •  26 Aug 2008 15:53

      Release Notes: This version adds a video downsize option for recorded video files. Several minor bugs were also fixed.

      •  10 Jul 2008 17:23

        Release Notes: This version adds support for the upcoming The Imaging Source CMOS cameras. Some issues with v4l2 devices have been fixed, and some code has been cleaned up.

        •  19 May 2008 17:21

          Release Notes: This version adds support for uncompressed AVI recording. Many improvements for cameras using the uvcvideo driver have been made, and a French translation has been added.

          •  15 May 2008 17:07

            Release Notes: Support for UVC cameras and their recent driver modifications was improved. Some color conversion routines were added and fixed. GTK+ apps can now register their own color format conversion callback. Some minor fixes were made to the UnicapGTK library. Small improvements to the GTK+ device property widget were made. A French translation was added.


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