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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