Download Webcam - Best Software & Apps

  • MyCam

    1.1.0.1

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    Platform
    Windows

    Easily take snapshots and record video with any webcam

    7
    739 votes
    • PROS: No installation required, Very easy to set up and use, Works with any webcam
    • CONS: Supports very few formats, Almost no configuration options
  • CyberLink YouCam

    build 0824 YCM 7 Essential

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    Platform
    Windows

    Spice up webcam chats, presentations, and more

    7
    2368 votes
    • PROS: Support for HD video and augmented reality, Works with most major messenger clients, Great background scenery effects, Expandable with downloadable effects, Includes surveillance and security tools
    • CONS: Effects sometimes look very superimposed, Installation takes a while, Photo apps only mainly useful on tablets
  • ManyCam

    5.5

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    Platform
    Windows
    Mac

    Add fun special effects to your webcam

    7
    2293 votes
    • PROS: Lots of fun effects, Everything from backgrounds to accessories, More free effects on the developer site
    • CONS: Effects are poorly positioned, Resizing images often results in a black screen,
  • Logitech Webcam Software

    2.80

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    Platform
    Windows

    Drivers for Logitech webcams

    6
    763 votes
    • PROS: Convenient step-by-step installer, Excellent control application, Includes the messaging application Logitech Vid, Test configuration
    • CONS: Nothing worth mentioning
  • AMCap

    9.22

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    Platform
    Windows

    Capture video from your webcam and save to your hard drive

    6
    572 votes
    • PROS: Captures video right from your webcam, Dead simple
    • CONS: Video files take a lot of space, Doesn't support automated snapshots
  • DroidCam

    3.6.2

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    Platform
    Windows

    An app that lets you use your mobile phone or tablet as a webcam for your PC

    7
    70 votes
    • PROS: Very practical if you do not have a webcam
    • CONS: Complex installation for users without much experience
  • Photo Booth for Windows 7

    1.0

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    Platform
    Windows

    Take photos with your webcam and share them online

    6
    1411 votes
    • PROS: More than 12 special effects for your webcam, No installation required, Works with all webcams, Lets you share photos on Facebook and Twitter,
    • CONS: Photo roll is reset every time you run the program, Background effects don't work, It doesn't record video
  • Screencast-O-Matic

    2.1.8

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    Platform
    Windows

    Capture your PC screen on video

    7
    67 votes
    • PROS: Very fast, With webcam recording function
    • CONS: No video editing function or zoom
  • ArcSoft WebCam Companion

    4.0.20.365

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    Platform
    Windows

    Make your webcam work for you

    7
    338 votes
    • PROS: Direct upload to YouTube, Effective monitoring functions, Some modes have lots of customization options
    • CONS: Image editing suite weak, Preselected effects and frames are uninspiring, One function - frames - seemed buggy
  • bcWebCam

    2.1.0.3

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    Platform
    Windows

    Scan barcodes with your webcam

    7
    88 votes
    • PROS: Turns transparent to scan into text fields, Easy to use
    • CONS: Requires a good webcam, Doesn't search popular sites for barcode
  • SplitCam

    5.4.4.2

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    Platform
    Windows

    Use your webcam with multiple applications

    7
    203 votes
    • PROS: Means you don't have to close one program and open another using same video source, One webcam can serve mutliple messaging services
    • CONS: Becomes confusing communicating between different IM', Connection and setup can be lengthy
  • Microsoft Expression Encoder

    4.0.3210

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    Platform
    Windows

    Record webcam video and edit it

    6
    44 votes
    • PROS: Intutive interface, Edit webcam footage instantly, Plenty of codification options
    • CONS: Not many output formats, Few effects
  • Active WebCam

    11.4

    License
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    Platform
    Windows

    Broadcast live video from your webcam

    7
    216 votes
    • PROS: Includes time stamps on video, Records password protected video clips, Includes audio broadcasting, Has a motion detection feature
    • CONS: User interface appears a bit dated, Occasional bugs freeze program up
  • LiveStream Broadcaster

    5.7

    License
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    Platform
    Windows

    Control your webcam via mobile or internet

    4
    26 votes
    • PROS: Easy to use and setup
    • CONS: Image quality can be poor, Connections frequently dropped
  • iSpy

    5.7.0.0

    License
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    Platform
    Windows

    Webcam monitoring and surveillance

    6
    35 votes
    • PROS: Highly configurable, Effective, Free!
    • CONS: Strange interface, Takes up a lot of memory, Requires an account for most purposes
  • USB WebCam Driver

    1.1

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    Platform
    Mac

    USB driver for webcams on Macs

    7
    147 votes
    • PROS: Can force webcams to work on Macs
    • CONS: Trial resets every 30 minutes
  • EvoCam

    4.2.2

    License
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    Platform
    Mac

    Advanced control over your webcam

    5
    15 votes
    • PROS: Advanced settings, Motion sensor recording, Good export settings
    • CONS: None