What is VideoGear API and what does it do?⚓
Answer: VideoGear provides a special internal wrapper around VidGear's exclusive Video Stabilizer class. It also act as a Common API, that provided an internal access to both CamGear and PiGear APIs and their parameters, with a special
enablePiCamera boolean flag. For more info. see VideoGear doc ➶
What's the need of VideoGear API?⚓
Answer: VideoGear is basically ideal when you need to switch to different video sources without changing your code much. Also, it enables easy stabilization for various video-streams (real-time or not) with minimum efforts and using way fewer lines of code. It also serve as backend for other powerful APIs, such WebGear and NetGear_Async.
Which APIs are accessible with VideoGear API?⚓
Can we access WriteGear API or NetGear API too with VideoGear?⚓
Answer: No, only selected VideoCapture APIs (anwsered above) are accessible.
Does using VideoGear instead of CamGear API directly, affects performance?⚓
Answer: No, there's no difference, as VideoGear just a high-level wrapper around CamGear API and without any modifications in-between.