Re: HELP: CU-SeeMe & Color QuickCam

Bill Woodland (
Wed, 09 Oct 1996 11:16:56 -0500

At 09:51 PM 10/2/96 -0300, you wrote:
>thanks for reading my message.
>I do not know how configure the software to work with color QuickCam.
>Please help me !
>Thanks in advance.
>Marcelo Cury [ Rio de Janeiro - Brasil ]
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>Date: Thu, 06 Jun 1996 17:31:38 -0400
>From: "David O. Bundy" <>
>To: <>
>Subject: To get Enhanced CU-SeeMe working with QuickCam
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>We have gotten many users calling about the Color QuickCam crashing when
>starting Enhanced CU-SeeMe. The Problem comes when you have CU-SeeMe already
>installed and then added the QuickCam, the quickcam does not get to happy
>about setting it into 24 bit capture mode before detecting what modes it
>does support from a raw new install of CU-SeeMe. So if you had CU-SeeMe
>configured before or used with another capture card you need to make sure
>it does not try to set it into this mode. Below is a workarround from
>The workaround is this:
>edit the cuseeme.ini file
>find the [capture settings] section
>change the line CaptureDepth= from 24 to 16
>save and exit
>startup Enhanced CU-SeeMe (user gets an all-white local video window)
>go to preferences - change codec to color.
>The user should be all set after that.
>Good Luck
>Dave B.
>David O. Bundy
>VP Engineering
>White Pine Software
>40 Simon St.
>Nashua NH, 03060
>Phone: 603-886-9050
>Fax: 603-886-9051

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