akvcam, virtual camera for Linux
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akvcam, Virtual camera driver for Linux

akvcam is a fully compliant V4L2 virtual camera driver for Linux.


  • Flexible configuration with a simple INI file like.
  • Support for map, user pointer, and read/write modes.
  • Can cat and echo to the device.
  • Supports emulated camera controls in capture devices (brightness, contrast, saturation, etc.).
  • Configurable default picture in case no input signal available.
  • The devices can't be rejected by programs that rejects M2M devices.
  • Fully compliant with V4L2 standard.
  • Support for LTS kernels.

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