The package allows to interactively browse the image content of a bag file. It uses a bagserver to get information about the log file and the content of the data. The package is intended as a useful tool and as an example of how to access the bagserver.

  • Known limitations
    • Single image, single topic.
    • Positioning only within a second.
    • No type checking on the topic.


Here's how to use it:

Make all:

rosmake bagserver bag_image_view

Download test data

roscd bagserver
make test

Run the bag server on the test_data/test_images2.index

roslaunch $(rospack find bagserver)/test/test_images2.launch

Run the bag_image_view tool:

rosrun bag_image_view view.py

Drag the slider around.