FsWebcam Command to Take Picture (PNG,JPEG) From Webcam in Command Line Full Tutorial For Beginners

 

 

There is another application which can be used to capture the images from the webcam named as Fswebcam. you can install that with

 

sudo apt-get install fswebcam

 

you can have a sample shot with the following command.

 

fswebcam -r 640x480 --jpeg 85 -D 1 web-cam-shot.jpg

 

In the above code syntax , -r stands for Image resolution , --jpeg stand for format type of the image & 85 for its quality standard, -D stands for delay set before capture.

 

Now your image finally saved with web-cam-shot.jpg name.

 

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