raspicam commands

raspistill, raspivid and raspiyuv are command line tools for using the camera module.

Basic usage

See guides for basic usage of each of the commands:

  • raspistill
    • Capturing still photographs with the camera module
  • raspivid
    • Capturing video with the camera module
  • Time-lapse
    • Taking pictures at regular intervals and stitching them together in to a video
  • raspiyuv
    • Capturing still photographs and generating raw unprocessed image files

Full documentation

Full documentation of the camera can be found at raspbian/applications/camera and hardware/camera.