Webcam streaming with Guvcview and QtCAM

Conclusions

Guvcview and QtCAM are two powerful webcam applications that facilitate the work of video bloggers and can also capture still images. Gone are the days of overexposed or underexposed shots, where the image resolution was too low or strange hues appeared in the images because the white balance was incorrectly set. You can set up all of these parameters before recording, and you will see the effect of the settings in the preview window. Thanks to Guvcview and QtCAM, you can achieve professional results when working with webcams in Linux.

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Erik Bärwaldt is a self-employed IT admin and technical author living in Scarborough (United Kingdom). He writes for several IT magazines.

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