setv4l


setv4l is a simple command line program for changing the picture settings of a video 4 linux device. I wrote it for managing remote webcams. It was originally called vidcontrol, but I found out that a program with that name existed with FreeBSD.

Download setv4l 0.3

Just unpack it and do a make.



For my webcams I use the vidcat program for capturing. It is part of the w3cam package. However it does not comply to the v4l spec in respect to picture sizes (actually it doesn't set the size at all.....) Use this patch to fix that problem.

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