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# Command Line Control

Before using Command Line Control To make use of the command line control, you need to start the software normally to setup the webcam in menu "Settings > Webcam" When it is ready, you should see the live image in the main screen.

Command Line Control

1. In Windows, click "Start" > "Run" and type "cmd"

2. Change to CamShot installed folder. Normally it is installed in C:\Program Files\CamShot

i.e. cd c:\program files\camshot

3. Change to bin folder

i.e. cd bin

4. To capture image into c:\temp\abcd.jpg

Type ..\jre\bin\java.exe -jar webcam.jar -file c:\temp\abcd.jpg