Glowing Pear is a flashlight program for the Samsung i7500 Galaxy. It controls the photo LED directly without recording any dummy video.
Note that it currently only works on the Samsung i7500. It might be possible to add support for other (future) handsets with LED flash, but it will have to be manually ported.
Nothing, really. "Glowing pear" is just the literal translation of the german word for lightbulb.
Thanks to SoftXPerience, it is now available directly from the Android Market.
If you prefer, you can of course still download it here:
Android package: glowingpear-1.0.apk
Source code (ISC license): glowingpear-1.0-src.tar.gz
Bug reports, feature requests, etc. are welcome. Please send them to "oliver volatilevoid net" (insert the obvious signs in the obvious places).