Last update of the program in the header:18.02.2017
Capture photos and videos from an external USB camera.
Some devices made on the processors MediaTek, Rockchip and ALLWINNER can have non-standard USB host functions, which can lead to friezes and reboots. In addition, some devices have a USB current limitation and / or are very sensitive to its change. The power consumption of the web camera can reach several hundred milliamperes, and we recommend using a USB hub with self-powered power for the stable use of this application.
Does not require root rights even for Android 4.4 / 5.0 devices. Just install this application (you also need a UVC web camera and OTG cable). If you do not want to display ads, you can use the paid version after checking the work with this free version. Detailed instructions for use are available on the following website. But he is only in Japanese.Http://serenegiant.com/blog/?page_id=1815“> UsbWeb There are devices that can only be viewed at a specific camera resolution by stopping and restarting the preview with the ON / OFF button.
В· Capture video
You can save the video in MP4 format to the Movies / UsbWebCamera directory on the external drive. This application limits the maximum recording time to 3 minutes. If you need more time, please use the paid version. You can start / stop capturing video by clicking the button in the bottom center of the screen (with the switch at the bottom right of the screen to be set to the right). It is possible to record with sound, it is included in the settings.
В· Capture photo
You can also save the PNG image to the DCIM / UsbWebCamera directory on the external drive by clicking the button at the bottom center of the screen (with the switch at the bottom right of the screen set to the left).
В· Interval recording (photo and video)
Interval recording is activated by long pressing the capture button in the lower center of the screen.
В· Mirror reflection.
It is possible to mirror the image in the viewing window (horizontally, vertically, horizontally and vertically). This will not affect the captured photos and videos.
В· Limiting the maximum FPS to reduce battery consumption
В· Changing the preview quality to reduce battery consumption
В· Dimming the screen to reduce battery drain
В· Auxiliary network of lines on the preview screen (does not affect captured photos and videos).
В· Orientation of the screen. It is possible to select the autorotation or the fixed position of the screen.
В· Image adjustment
You can adjust the brightness, contrast, saturation, sharpness, gamut, gain and white balance, if it is supported by the camera.
We assume that most UVC web cameras and video capture devices will be able to work with this application, but perhaps not all.
If you have a device that the application does not work with, please let us know.
В· Please disconnect the camera from the device when it is not in use, when charging the camera, the battery charge is consumed.
В· The power consumption of the web camera can reach several hundred mA, we recommend using a USB hub with external power.
В· At this time, the application does not support multi-camera configuration. However, using a USB hub it is possible to connect several cameras, but only one of them can be used.
В· This application may not work correctly in some camera combinations, resolution, frame rate, etc.
В· Record to an external storage device – to save a photo / video.
В· Access to the network – to display ads.
В· Vibro – to notify you of the beginning of interval recording.
В· Sound recording.
В· Read status and ID – to verify Google Play license
The application is based in part on the work of the Independent JPEG Group.
The application uses libusb and libuvc to communicate between the camera and the device.
В· Added support for UAC (USB Audio Class) for recording audio from webcams on Android 4.x
Also an update of the paid version is released. It supports UXGA (1600×1200), 3M (2048×1536), 5M (2592×1944) and FullHD (1920×1080) resolutions and there is no limit to the length of video recording.
Description of GooglePlay
Some devices like which CPU / SOC is made by MediaTek, Rockchip and Allwinner will have some issues. Additionally, USB current variation. The power consumption of web cam is more tha several hundreds of mA and we recommend to use self-powered USB hub for stable use of this app.
No root access and custon ROM need even on Android4.4 / 5.0 devices. Only you need is just install (and of course you need UVC web cam and OTG cable)
If you do not want to show ads, you can use.
Detailed usage is available on the following website. But it is still Japanese only.Http://serenegiant.com/blog/?page_id=1815
There are some devices that fail to start with specific combinations of cameras and resolutions. Please stop and restart the preview again with the ON / OFF button.
You can save the image frames as a MP4 movie file into the Movies / UsbWebCamera directory on the external storage.
This app has a maximum duration of 3 minutes. If you want more duration time, please use un-limited paid-for version.
You can start / stop movie capturing by pressing the capturing button placed at the bottom of the screen.
Simultaneous audio capturing is available when it is enabled on preference screen.
Still iamge capturing
You can also save still image as a png file into DCIM / UsbWebCamera directory on the external side of the page by clicking the capturing button (while you set the switch to the left position)
Interval capturing (still image and movie)
You can start interval capturing by long pressing the caputuring button.
Mirror display is available.
You can flip horizontal, vertical and both horizontal and vertical.
This has no effect to the still image and movie capturing.
Limitation of maximum
Quality control of preview rendering
Screen dimming for reducing the battery consumption
Cross line view finder
The view finder never shows on still image and movie.
You can select whether the screen rotates depending on the device orientation.
You can adjust brightness, contrast, saturation, sharpness, gamma, gain and whiteblance if your camera supports them.
We assume many of the generic UVC webs come and video grabber can work with this app. If you find a device that can not work with this app, it is helpful for us to let it know us.
Please detach your cam from the device.
The power consumption of web cam is more tha several hundreds of mA and we recommend to use self-powered USB hub.
This app does not support multiple cam previewing now. You can connect multiple cam when using USB hub, but only one cam can use at a time.
This app can not work well according to the combination of camera type, resolution and fps setting etc.
This app uses the permission of the accuse to external storage.
This app uses the permission of network access to show ads.
This app uses the permission of vibration.
This app uses the permission of audio recording.
This app uses the permission of read phone state and id for license checking with Google Play
This app is based on the work of the Independent JPEG Group.
This app use libusb and libuvc for the communication between cam and device.
GALAXY S5 updated to Android5.
Optimaized internal functions
Some other bugs fixed
We also release ads free paid-for version. That supports UXGA (1600×1200), 3M (2048×1536), 5M (2592×1944) and FullHD (1920×1080) with limit free video recording.
Android Requires: 4.1+
Google Play: Https://play.google.com/store/apps/details?id=com.serenegiant.usbwebcamera
Version Pro:Https: //play.google.co…egiant.usbwebcamerapro
Version: 2.9.3 UsbWebCamera (Post Alex0047 # 58450626)
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