gcam 0.2 review

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gcam is a GTK+ webcam viewer for Philips USB webcams

License: GPL (GNU General Public License)
File size: 17K
Developer: Sjoerd Simons
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gcam is a GTK+ webcam viewer for Philips USB webcams. Its goal is to support all of the features of the Linux pwc driver. It can save single shots in the jpeg format. It can save single shots as jpeg. Currently it only works with the pwc driver and not with other v4l devices.

Compiling the program:

You'll need libjpeg and gtk 1.2 to compile it, if you have them running make
should do the trick.


Running make install, will install the program in /usr/local/bin

Why the common directory:

I'm going to write a little server, that let's clients download jpegs from
camera shots. So i wrote things a little generic for reuse ;0


If you have trouble please mail me a detailed bugreport.

What's New in This Release:
Some new options

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