Replacement for Video Library on Mac (webcam feed)

Klaus major-k klaus at
Fri May 15 05:12:44 EDT 2020

Hi Ben,

> Am 15.05.2020 um 11:08 schrieb Ben Rubinstein via use-livecode <use-livecode at>:
> I needed to do something with a webcam feed, and confidently set out to do this using revInitializeVideoGrabber/revPreviewVideo etc. After several times scratching my head wondering why it didn't work I finally read the note in the dictionary that says "Support for the "Video Grabber" library on Mac OS X ended in LiveCode 9.0."
> But I can't seem to figure out what the replacement is?
> What's the most straight forward way to display the feed from a webcam in LC 9 and later, on macOS?

check -> cameracontrol in the dictionary, I think this is the crossplatform successor of the (Mac Only) videograbber.

> TIA,
> Ben



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