Call for Testing: guvcview: A simple v4l2 full-featured video grabber


This is the unofficial snap for GTK+ UVC Viewer a.k.a. guvcview, "A simple v4l2 full-featured video grabber ". It works on Ubuntu, Fedora, Debian, and other major Linux distributions.


sudo snap install guvcview-brlin
sudo snap connect guvcview-brlin:hardware-observe # Currently required to avoid crash
sudo snap connect guvcview-brlin:camera # Any questions ;)
# Optional
sudo snap connect guvcview-brlin:removable-media


What’s Working

  • Showing the image
  • Image Controls
  • Video Controls(format, frame size, framerate…)
  • Photo capturing
  • Video recording (including audio)

What’s Not

  • Gracefully terminate when required plugs are not connected

Source Recipe

Lin-Buo-Ren/guvcview-snap: Snap packaging for GTK+ UVC Viewer(guvcview)


Issues · Lin-Buo-Ren/guvcview-snap