Supported USB webcam resolution

Source

  • Method A: make a picture and check the resolution.
  • Method B:

    $ lsusb
    Bus 001 Device 002: ID 5986:0241 Acer, Inc BisonCam, NB Pro
    
    $ lsusb -s 001:002 -v | egrep "Width|Height"
    wWidth    640
    wHeight   480
    wWidth    1280
    wHeight   1024
    
  • Method C:

    $ sudo apt-get install v4l-utils
    $ v4l2-ctl --list-formats-ext
    
  • Method D:

    $ ffmpeg -f video4linux2 -list_formats all -i /dev/video0