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Stored procedures
The following functions are used to manage videos:
VideoCaptureSaves the video currently transmitted by a "camera" as an image or a video sequence.
VideoConfigureAllows you to configure the video capture driver.
VideoDisplayDisplays in a Camera control the video sequence currently transmitted by a "web camera" or by the camera found on the mobile device.
VideoGenerateThumbnailGenerates a thumbnail of the specified photo or video.
VideoListDriverLists the video capture drivers installed on the current computer.
VideoListParameterLists the values supported by the device camera for a given parameter.
VideoParameterReturns or modifies the value of a parameter for the device camera.
VideoRequestPermissionRequests permission to use the device's camera.
VideoSetDriverConnects the "Camera" control to a specific driver for video capture.
VideoStartAppStarts the device's native camera application to record a video or to take a photo.
VideoStartDecodingStarts decoding bar codes in a Camera control.
VideoStatusReturns the status of a Camera control.
VideoStopStops playing or recording a video sequence in a Camera control.
VideoStopDecodingStops decoding a bar code in a Camera control.


  • The Videoxxx and Cameraxxx functions are identical.
  • dSaveImageJPEG saves the image from a Camera control:
    • in a JPEG file.
    • in memory.
  • dSaveImageBMP saves the image from a Camera control:
    • in a BMP file.
    • in memory.
Related Examples:
WD Multimedia Complete examples (WINDEV): WD Multimedia
[ + ] This example explains how to play videos (AVI, MPEG, and so on), sounds (AUDIO CD, MP3, WAV) and animations (Flash) with the WLanguage functions. The following topics are presented in this example:
1/ how to handle the sounds and the videos in WLanguage
2/ how to exploit a "Flash" animation
3/ how to clip windows
4/ how to manage a playlist
5/ how to generate playlists with the XML functions
Summary of the example supplied with WINDEV:
This example is used to read all types of multimedia files. It manages a playlist that can be modified, saved and opened.
This example helps you include multimedia resources in your applications.
WD WebCam Complete examples (WINDEV): WD WebCam
[ + ] This example explains how to include a WebCam in a WINDEV application.
The following topics will be presented in this example:
1/ Camera control
2/ Use of the video functions

Summary of the example supplied with WINDEV:
This example explains how a WebCam can be included in a WINDEV window.
You have the ability to view the image captured by the camera, to perform an instant capture and to film the scene broadcasted as a Windows animation (AVI).
The Camera functions Unit examples (WINDEV Mobile): The Camera functions
[ + ] Using the WLanguage "Camera" functions to start the native video camera application of the device in order to record a video or to take a photo.
WM Expense Account Cross-platform examples (WINDEV Mobile): WM Expense Account
[ + ] This example allows you to manage your fees.

Let's see the main features of this application:
- The input of invoices
- Management of foreign currencies
- Inclusion of photo document for the invoices
- Ability to email the expense account
- Ability to track the expense accounts
- ...
Minimum version required
  • Version 9
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