CameraView

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Language
Java
Version
v2.6.3 (Jul 13, 2020)
Created
Jul 18, 2017
Updated
Aug 2, 2020
Owner
Mattia Iavarone (natario1)
Contributors
Viktar Patotski (xp-vit)
Mohamed Osman (shehabic)
Matthew Zavislak (elevenfive)
Andrii Drobiazko (nethergrim)
Jonas Rottmann (jonasrottmann)
Antonio Nicolás Pina (ANPez)
suomi35
Andrei Diaconu (andreidiaconu)
Michael Möbius (RocketRider)
Steve (snkashis)
Dylan McIntyre (dwillmc)
Austin Kettner (austinkettner)
shtolik
Mattia Iavarone (natario1)
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Caleb Lewis (calebdre)
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Yuval Peress (yperess)
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CameraView

CameraView is a well documented, high-level library that makes capturing pictures and videos easy, addressing most of the common issues and needs, and still leaving you with flexibility where needed.

api 'com.otaliastudios:cameraview:2.6.3'
  • Fast & reliable
  • Gestures support [docs]
  • Real-time filters [docs]
  • Camera1 or Camera2 powered engine [docs]
  • Frame processing support [docs]
  • Watermarks & animated overlays [docs]
  • OpenGL powered preview [docs]
  • Take high-quality content with takePicture and takeVideo [docs]
  • Take super-fast snapshots with takePictureSnapshot and takeVideoSnapshot [docs]
  • Smart sizing: create a CameraView of any size [docs]
  • Control HDR, flash, zoom, white balance, exposure, location, grid drawing & more [docs]
  • RAW pictures support [docs]
  • Lightweight
  • Works down to API level 15
  • Well tested

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Setup

Please read the official website for setup instructions and documentation. You might also be interested in our changelog or in the v1 migration guide. Using CameraView is extremely simple:

<com.otaliastudios.cameraview.CameraView
    xmlns:app="http://schemas.android.com/apk/res-auto"
    android:layout_width="wrap_content"
    android:layout_height="wrap_content"
    app:cameraPictureSizeMinWidth="@integer/picture_min_width"
    app:cameraPictureSizeMinHeight="@integer/picture_min_height"
    app:cameraPictureSizeMaxWidth="@integer/picture_max_width"
    app:cameraPictureSizeMaxHeight="@integer/picture_max_height"
    app:cameraPictureSizeMinArea="@integer/picture_min_area"
    app:cameraPictureSizeMaxArea="@integer/picture_max_area"
    app:cameraPictureSizeSmallest="false|true"
    app:cameraPictureSizeBiggest="false|true"
    app:cameraPictureSizeAspectRatio="@string/video_ratio"
    app:cameraVideoSizeMinWidth="@integer/video_min_width"
    app:cameraVideoSizeMinHeight="@integer/video_min_height"
    app:cameraVideoSizeMaxWidth="@integer/video_max_width"
    app:cameraVideoSizeMaxHeight="@integer/video_max_height"
    app:cameraVideoSizeMinArea="@integer/video_min_area"
    app:cameraVideoSizeMaxArea="@integer/video_max_area"
    app:cameraVideoSizeSmallest="false|true"
    app:cameraVideoSizeBiggest="false|true"
    app:cameraVideoSizeAspectRatio="@string/video_ratio"
    app:cameraSnapshotMaxWidth="@integer/snapshot_max_width"
    app:cameraSnapshotMaxHeight="@integer/snapshot_max_height"
    app:cameraFrameProcessingMaxWidth="@integer/processing_max_width"
    app:cameraFrameProcessingMaxHeight="@integer/processing_max_height"
    app:cameraFrameProcessingFormat="@integer/processing_format"
    app:cameraFrameProcessingPoolSize="@integer/processing_pool_size"
    app:cameraFrameProcessingExecutors="@integer/processing_executors"
    app:cameraVideoBitRate="@integer/video_bit_rate"
    app:cameraAudioBitRate="@integer/audio_bit_rate"
    app:cameraGestureTap="none|autoFocus|takePicture"
    app:cameraGestureLongTap="none|autoFocus|takePicture"
    app:cameraGesturePinch="none|zoom|exposureCorrection|filterControl1|filterControl2"
    app:cameraGestureScrollHorizontal="none|zoom|exposureCorrection|filterControl1|filterControl2"
    app:cameraGestureScrollVertical="none|zoom|exposureCorrection|filterControl1|filterControl2"
    app:cameraEngine="camera1|camera2"
    app:cameraPreview="glSurface|surface|texture"
    app:cameraPreviewFrameRate="@integer/preview_frame_rate"
    app:cameraPreviewFrameRateExact="false|true"
    app:cameraFacing="back|front"
    app:cameraHdr="on|off"
    app:cameraFlash="on|auto|torch|off"
    app:cameraWhiteBalance="auto|cloudy|daylight|fluorescent|incandescent"
    app:cameraMode="picture|video"
    app:cameraAudio="on|off|mono|stereo"
    app:cameraGrid="draw3x3|draw4x4|drawPhi|off"
    app:cameraGridColor="@color/grid_color"
    app:cameraPlaySounds="true|false"
    app:cameraVideoMaxSize="@integer/video_max_size"
    app:cameraVideoMaxDuration="@integer/video_max_duration"
    app:cameraVideoCodec="deviceDefault|h264|h263"
    app:cameraAutoFocusResetDelay="@integer/autofocus_delay"
    app:cameraAutoFocusMarker="@string/cameraview_default_autofocus_marker"
    app:cameraUseDeviceOrientation="true|false"
    app:cameraFilter="@string/real_time_filter"
    app:cameraPictureMetering="true|false"
    app:cameraPictureSnapshotMetering="false|true"
    app:cameraPictureFormat="jpeg|dng"
    app:cameraRequestPermissions="true|false"
    app:cameraExperimental="false|true">
    
    <!-- Watermark! -->
    <ImageView
        android:layout_width="wrap_content"
        android:layout_height="wrap_content"
        android:layout_gravity="bottom|end"
        android:src="@drawable/watermark"
        app:layout_drawOnPreview="true|false"
        app:layout_drawOnPictureSnapshot="true|false"
        app:layout_drawOnVideoSnapshot="true|false"/>
        
</com.otaliastudios.cameraview.CameraView>