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Kamoso - KDE Webcam Program

stoolpigeon (454276) writes | about a year and a half ago

KDE 3

Last time I looked, the only webcam program I could find that sort of worked for me was Cheese - which is a Gnome application. I don't mind running Gnome stuff but I do like having KDE programs to use with KDE.

I checked again today and ran into Kamoso which is working really well for me. There really isn't any lag, it saves videos and photos very nicely. It's super slick.

Last time I looked, the only webcam program I could find that sort of worked for me was Cheese - which is a Gnome application. I don't mind running Gnome stuff but I do like having KDE programs to use with KDE.

I checked again today and ran into Kamoso which is working really well for me. There really isn't any lag, it saves videos and photos very nicely. It's super slick.

I never did get Cheese to properly record video on this machine - but I do have the video card in there now so maybe it would work fine too. But I was really surprised by how snappy Kamoso is. Very nice.

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Thanks (1)

tqft (619476) | about a year and a half ago | (#42795531)

Cheese works intermittently on ubuntu & debian sid but generally crashes on startup. I would use it more if reliable

Re:Thanks (1)

stoolpigeon (454276) | about a year and a half ago | (#42796591)

For a long time cheese was the only program I could use to get still shots from my webcam. But this works much better for me. Hope it works better for you too.

Re:Thanks (1)

tqft (619476) | about a year and a half ago | (#42800801)

I could get vlc to take snaps, but nothing with a timer (so I could get out of the way)

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