storage-samples VS camera-samples

Compare storage-samples vs camera-samples and see what are their differences.


Multiple samples showing the best practices in storage APIs on Android. (by android)


Multiple samples showing the best practices in camera APIs on Android. (by android)
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3 months ago 16 days ago
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Apache License 2.0 Apache License 2.0
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Posts with mentions or reviews of storage-samples. We have used some of these posts to build our list of alternatives and similar projects. The last one was on 2022-07-16.


Posts with mentions or reviews of camera-samples. We have used some of these posts to build our list of alternatives and similar projects. The last one was on 2023-02-24.
  • CameraX vs Camera2 (library development)
    4 projects | /r/androiddev | 24 Feb 2023
    For the device formats, what you get on CameraX should be what you get on Camera2, but you can verify with the Camera2Video sample app. It lists the available resolutions and framerates (which notably calculates it in largely the same way that you're already doing).
  • As an amateur photographer who most often shoots with a DSLR, I'm quite impressed with the Google Pixel 7 Pro suite of cameras.
    2 projects | /r/GooglePixel | 26 Oct 2022
  • Questions on native code access to android APIs / hardware / devices
    4 projects | /r/termux | 19 Jul 2022
    It's been many years since I used camera APIs, and only camera1. I don't have experience with camera2 and cameraX. The android camera docs lists the available libraries and in additional resources at bottom of pages, there are samples available. You probably need or
  • Memory leak on official CameraX sample?
    2 projects | /r/androiddev | 8 Jan 2022
    2 projects | /r/androiddev | 8 Jan 2022
    I was using CameraX on our current project and getting some ridiculous crashes at fragments that implements camera preview use case, also noticed that Android studio profiler tool gives memory leak warning for those fragments. So I tried to test it on official sample and I'm experiencing same leak also in this official camerax sample. My test devices are Samsung galaxy a01 and Samsung m11. Am I misinterpreting the situation or is there really a big problem in CameraX API?
  • Camera X, Camera 2 or something else?
    4 projects | /r/androiddev | 12 Mar 2021 They have both Camera2 and X code.

What are some alternatives?

When comparing storage-samples and camera-samples you can also consider the following projects:

MLKit-Barcode-Scanner-Sample - A Basic app which uses Google's ML Kit library to check for any QR or Barcodes

Fotoapparat - Making Camera for Android more friendly. 📸

librecamera - A free and open source camera app for Android written in Flutter and Dart

CameraView - 📸 A well documented, high-level Android interface that makes capturing pictures and videos easy, addressing all of the common issues and needs. Real-time filters, gestures, watermarks, frame processing, RAW, output of any size.

wear-os-samples - Multiple samples showing best practices in app and watch face development on Wear OS.

termux-boot - Termux add-on app allowing programs to be run at boot.

camerakit-android - Library for Android Camera 1 and 2 APIs. Massively increase stability and reliability of photo and video capture on all Android devices.

OkHttp - Square’s meticulous HTTP client for the JVM, Android, and GraalVM.

termux-app - Termux - a terminal emulator application for Android OS extendible by variety of packages.

LaserDistancer-and-SerialMonitor - A project to calculate distance using lasers, camera(android phone), servo motor and arduino. (app includes a serial monitor)

modernstorage - ModernStorage is a group of libraries that provide an abstraction layer over storage on Android to simplify its interactions

react-native-vision-camera - 📸 A powerful, high-performance React Native Camera library.