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pcl_openni_viewer - pcl_openni_viewer


Syntax is: pcl_openni_viewer [((<device_id> | <path-to-oni-file>) [-depthmode <mode>] [-imagemode <mode>] [-xyz] | -l [<device_id>]| -h | --help)]

pcl_openni_viewer -h | --help : shows this help

pcl_openni_viewer -xyz : use only XYZ values and ignore RGB components (this flag is required for use with ASUS Xtion Pro)

pcl_openni_viewer -l : list all available devices

pcl_openni_viewer -l <device-id> :list all available modes for specified device

<device_id> may be "#1", "#2", ... for the first, second etc device in the list

bus@address for the device connected to a specific usb-bus / address combination



pcl_openni_viewer "#1"

uses the first device.

pcl_openni_viewer "./temp/test.oni"

uses the oni-player device to play back oni file given by path.

pcl_openni_viewer -l

list all available devices.

pcl_openni_viewer -l "#2"

list all available modes for the second device.

pcl_openni_viewer A00361800903049A

uses the device with the serial number 'A00361800903049A'.

pcl_openni_viewer 1@16

uses the device on address 16 at USB bus 1.


pcl_openni_viewer is part of Point Cloud Library (PCL) -

The Point Cloud Library (PCL) is a standalone, large scale, open project for 2D/3D image and point cloud processing.

This manual page was written by Leopold Palomo-Avellaneda <> with the help of help2man tool and some handmade arrangement for the Debian project (and may be used by others).

May 2014 pcl_openni_viewer 1.7.1