tool to take pictures and videos from your webcam


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cheese uses your webcam to take photos and videos, applies fancy special effects and lets you share the fun with others . It was written as part of Google (Aqs 2007 Summer of Code lead by daniel g . siegel and mentored by Raphaƫl Slinckx . Under the hood, Cheese uses GStreamer to apply fancy effects to photos and videos . With Cheese it is easy to take photos of you, your friends, pets or whatever you want and share them with others . After the success of the Summer of Code, the development continued and we are still looking for people with nice ideas and patches ;)


cheese takes a list of options as arguments .


--wide , -w Start in wide mode, with the thumbnails to the right of the video preview .

--device=DEVICE , -d DEVICE Use the supplied DEVICE as the video capture device .

--fullscreen , -f Start in fullscreen mode .

--help , -h Print brief help and exit .

--version , -v Print the version and exit .


Cheese help manual


cheese was written by Daniel G . Siegel <dgsiegel@gnome .org>, Jaap A . Haitsma <jaap@haitsma .org>, Filippo Argiolas <fargiolas@gnome .org>, Yuvaraj Pandian T <yuvipanda@yuvi .in>, Luciana Fujii Pontello <luciana@fujii .eti .br> and David King <amigadave@amigadave .com> .

This manual page was written by David King <amigadave@amigadave .com> .

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