[Linux-uvc-devel] I cannot get my Apple iSight to work

Felix Möller felix at derklecks.de
Mon Aug 20 20:10:03 CEST 2007


Hi,

> Unfortunately, yes. The iSight doesn't stream video in the well-supported YUYV 
> and MJPEG formats, but in the UYVY format. You will have to modify uvccapture 
> (and possibly other applications) to support that format.

I do not know a single word of C so modifying is not really an option.

Which program should I use to test the cam. I have been trying xawtv,
uvccapture, ekiga, mplayer, lucview ...

But all of them fail an give a lot of error messages. :-(

greetings
Felix Möller




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