libusb is a C library that provides generic access to USB devices. It is intended to be used by developers to facilitate the production of applications that communicate with USB hardware.
- It is portable: Using a single cross-platform API, it provides access to USB devices on Linux, macOS, Windows, etc.
- It is user-mode: No special privilege or elevation is required for the application to communicate with a device.
- It is version-agnostic: All versions of the USB protocol, from 1.0 to 3.1 (latest), are supported.