Better Camera Plugin

(NOTE THIS IS A FORK OF THE OFFICIAL CAMERA PLUGIN, FEEL FREE TO USE THIS UNTILL IT SUPPORTS MISSING FEATURES, HERE THE OFFICIAL PLUGIN https://github.com/flutter/plugins)

(THIS IS QUITE UNSTABLE BUT WE ARE STARTING TO BE MORE ACTIVE DEVELOPING THIS PLUGIN)

A Flutter plugin for iOS and Android allowing access to the device cameras.

Dart package

https://pub.flutter-io.cn/packages/flutter_better_camera

Features:

  • Display live camera preview in a widget.
  • Snapshots can be captured and saved to a file.
  • Record video.
  • Add access to the image stream from Dart.
  • Flash control
  • Zoom control
  • Auto exposure on/off
  • Auto focus on/off

Installation

Clone this repo and add it as a dependancy in your flutter pubspec.yaml

iOS

Add two rows to the ios/Runner/Info.plist:

  • one with the key Privacy - Camera Usage Description and a usage description.
  • and one with the key Privacy - Microphone Usage Description and a usage description.

Or in text format add the key:

<key>NSCameraUsageDescription</key>
<string>Can I use the camera please?</string>
<key>NSMicrophoneUsageDescription</key>
<string>Can I use the mic please?</string>

Android

Change the minimum Android sdk version to 21 (or higher) in your android/app/build.gradle file.

Modify your AndroidManifest.xml

<uses-permission android:name="android.permission.CAMERA" />    
<uses-permission android:name="android.permission.FLASHLIGHT" />
<uses-feature android:name="android.hardware.camera" />
<uses-feature android:name="android.hardware.camera.front" />
<uses-feature android:name="android.hardware.camera2" android:required="false" />
<uses-feature android:name="android.hardware.camera.autofocus" android:required="false"/>
<uses-feature android:name="android.hardware.camera.flash" android:required="false" />
minSdkVersion 21

There is aN example for the camera in this repo

NEXT UP:

  • Tap to focus
  • Burst mode
  • Control the camera preview ratio
  • Optimize the quality of images
  • Control White balance

FEEL FREE TO ADD ISSUES AND PLEASE CONTRIBUTE

Libraries

camera
camera
camera
camera_channel
camera_controller
camera_info
camera_interface
camera_mixins
camera_testing
native_texture