viewfinder VS CameraController

Compare viewfinder vs CameraController and see what are their differences.


📷 A convenient webcam controller and preview for your menu bar. (by lfroms)


📷 Control USB Cameras from an app (by Itaybre)
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viewfinder CameraController
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22 701
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7.8 4.3
6 months ago 4 months ago
Swift Swift
GNU General Public License v3.0 only GNU General Public License v3.0 only
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Posts with mentions or reviews of viewfinder. We have used some of these posts to build our list of alternatives and similar projects.

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Tracking mentions began in Dec 2020.


Posts with mentions or reviews of CameraController. We have used some of these posts to build our list of alternatives and similar projects. The last one was on 2022-06-19.
  • Why Webcams Aren't Good Enough
    3 projects | | 19 Jun 2022
    The poor auto exposure and white balance touched on by this article really affected my webcam’s quality. A lamp in the background of my office caused my webcam to choose some setting that caused my face to be very red and blotchy.

    I’m not being vain. People noticed it and it strained conversations. It’s harder to effectively communicate when your audience is uncomfortable by your appearance. Something to think about elsewhere in life.

    But I digress. The Logitech software is horrible. I found CameraController [0] to adequately solve the problem. It allows me to adjust exposure and white balance. Now conversations feel more natural at work.


    3 projects | | 19 Jun 2022
  • List of macOS apps for m1 / Apple silicon
    2 projects | | 13 Feb 2022
    🟢 CameraController | Control exposure and color settings on external USB webcams

What are some alternatives?

When comparing viewfinder and CameraController you can also consider the following projects:

MonitorControl - 🖥 Control your display's brightness & volume on your Mac as if it was a native Apple Display. Use Apple Keyboard keys or custom shortcuts. Shows the native macOS OSDs.

AOperation - A Wrapper on NSOperation, which Makes using of NSOperation More Efficient

PreviewDevice - PreviewDevice - is a library with type-safe syntax sugar for preview device on SwiftUI. Preview for UIKit and Cocoa.

macOS-DAL-Webcam-Workaround - Instructions for how to enable DAL (Device Abstraction Layer) plugin support on macOS devices (Catalina and later).