guvcview - GTK+ UVC Viewer and Capturer

Property Value
Distribution openSUSE Leap 15.0
Repository openSUSE Multimedia Apps all
Package name guvcview
Package version 2.0.5
Package release lp150.13.1
Package architecture x86_64
Package type rpm
Installed size 253.92 KB
Download size 124.71 KB
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A GTK interface for capturing and viewing video from devices
supported by the Linux UVC driver, although it should also work with
any v4l2 compatible device.


Package Version Architecture Repository
guvcview-2.0.5-lp150.1.9.x86_64.rpm 2.0.5 x86_64 openSUSE Oss
guvcview - - -


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Name Value
application() -
application(guvcview.desktop) -
guvcview = 2.0.5-lp150.13.1
guvcview(x86-64) = 2.0.5-lp150.13.1


Type URL
Binary Package guvcview-2.0.5-lp150.13.1.x86_64.rpm
Source Package guvcview-2.0.5-lp150.13.1.src.rpm

Install Howto

  1. Add the openSUSE Multimedia Apps repository:
    # zypper addrepo opensuse-multimedia-apps
  2. Install guvcview rpm package:
    # zypper install guvcview




2018-05-04 -
- Use ffmpeg3 versions of pkgconfig(libav*)
2017-09-11 -
- Update summary of -devel subpackage.
2017-07-29 -
- Update to version 2.0.5
* terminate configure if qt5 is enabled and moc is missing
* add sfml render
* fix aac encoder (replace experimental aac by libvo_aacenc)
* fix build against newer kernels
* disable window key pressed events if a string control has focus
* fix video monotonic pts flag value in encoder context
* fix audio cleanup
* add support for HEVC (h265) video codec
* fix muxed h264 support; fix raw output (alloc outbuf frame)
* add circular buffer for delayed audio frames pts
* remove support for older libavcodec versions (< 54.01)
* add support for VP9
* fix motion estimation method for x264 [1-4]
* fix buggy behaviour for file names without extension
* add support for sfml render
* drop support for sdl1 based render
* Flavio Spagnuolo <>: fix matroska
clean up when audio is disabled
* fix segfault when destroying mutexes by unlocking already
unlocked mutexes
* fix libc readdir_r deprecated warning: replace by readdir
* add extra video fx filters
- Dropped guvcview-2.0.4_ffmpeg-3.0.patch (merged upstream)
- Split lang package contents between guvcview-lang and a new
- Added separate -qt5 and -qt5-lang packages and
and guvcview-qt5-nolibs_qt5names.patch to support them
- Added guvcview-qt5-ppc64_QVariant.patch to fix build on ppc64
- Replaced some in-spec commands with guvcview-SUSE.patch
2017-03-02 -
- Rename %soname to %sover to better reflect its use
- Ensure description neutrality
2016-05-01 -
- Update to version 2.0.4:
* drop support for internal 422 packed format (use only 420 planar)
* add support for extra pixel formats, including be formats
* add command line option for requesting fps
* add support for control events
* add support for string, int64, bitmask and integer menu controls
* make sure we can't select unsuported pix formats from the gui
* fix status message for QT5 interface
* move mutexes to device handlers (context)
* v4l2core and audio api - don't access device data directly (use opaque structures)
* add constructor and destructor functions for v4l2core and encoder
Paulo Assis <> Mon, 22 Feb 2016 10:10:00 +0100
* Add Qt5 interface (--enable-qt5)
* fix '-n' option (don't save frame when photo countdown reaches 0)
* restore exit_on_term option
* use AC_SYS_LARGEFILE m4 macro for enabling Large File Support (LFS) on 32 bit systems
* add color config for crosshair osd
* change rendering engine to use updateTexture instead of lock/unlock texture
* change rendering lib to avoid frame copy when using osd
Paulo Assis <> Mon, 4 Jan 2016 23:34:00 +0100
- Dropped guvcview-implicit-pointer-decl.patch
- Added guvcview-2.0.4_ffmpeg-3.0.patch
2015-09-22 -
- Use pkgconfig for ffmpeg BuildRequires

See Also

Package Description
guvcview-devel-2.0.5-lp150.13.1.x86_64.rpm Development files for guvcview
guvcview-lang-2.0.5-lp150.13.1.noarch.rpm Translations for package guvcview
guvcview-qt5-2.0.5-lp150.13.1.x86_64.rpm Qt5 UVC Viewer and Capturer
guvcview-qt5-lang-2.0.5-lp150.13.1.noarch.rpm Translations for package guvcview-qt5
hasciicam-1.3-lp150.1.5.x86_64.rpm Live video as text
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icecast-2.4.3-lp150.164.11.x86_64.rpm Audio Streaming Server
icecast-doc-2.4.3-lp150.164.11.noarch.rpm Documentation for Icecast
icedax-1.1.11-lp150.22.1.x86_64.rpm A CD-Audio Grabbing tool
ices-2.0.1-lp150.267.8.x86_64.rpm Source Client for icecast Streaming Server
id3v2-0.1.12-lp150.28.4.x86_64.rpm A Command Line Editor for ID3 V2 tags
jack-rack-1.4.7-lp150.266.2.x86_64.rpm LADSPA Effects Rack for JACK
jack-stdio-1.3-lp150.3.4.x86_64.rpm JACK audio-port for the unix commandline
jackEQ-0.5.9-lp150.310.7.x86_64.rpm JACK Equalization Tool for Live Performance