Download Webcam Effects - Best Software & Apps

  • MyCam

    2.2

    License
    free Download
    Platform
    Windows

    Easily take snapshots and record video with any webcam

    7
    2087 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

    7.3.0.0.1006

    License
    buy Download
    Platform
    Windows

    Spice up webcam chats, presentations, and more

    7
    4211 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

    License
    free Download
    Platform
    Windows
    Mac

    Add fun special effects to your webcam

    7
    3512 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
  • AlterCam

    4.5.723

    License
    free Download
    Platform
    Windows

    Apply live effects to your web cam and split webcam video to several programs

    8
    97 votes
    • Photo Booth for Windows 7

      1.0

      License
      free Download
      Platform
      Windows

      Take photos with your webcam and share them online

      6
      1939 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
    • SplitCam

      5.4.4.2

      License
      free Download
      Platform
      Windows

      Use your webcam with multiple applications

      7
      297 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
    • WebcamMax

      8.0.0.8

      License
      buy Download
      Platform
      Windows

      WebcamMax

      7
      647 votes
      • PROS: Lots of special effects for your webcam, Allows you to broadcast Picture in Picture
      • CONS: Adding effects can take up more bandwidth, Effects can look tacky/unrealistic
    • CamTwist

      2.5

      License
      free Download
      Platform
      Mac

      Add special effects to video chats

      6
      125 votes
      • PROS: Flickr slideshows, AppleScript support for tweaking, Live mixing in CamTwist Studio
      • CONS: Can be a little complex to set up
    • Webcam Toy

      1.6

      License
      free Download
      Platform
      Windows

      Use Your Webcam to Capture Fancy Pictures

      10
      7 votes
      • PROS: Connects to web cam automatically , Can use it offline
      • CONS: Photo frames not available , A bit slow at times
    • SparkoCam

      1.3.4

      License
      buy Download
      Platform
      Windows

      Use Canon PowerShot and DSLR as webcam.

      8
      51 votes
      • MagicCamera

        8.8.5

        License
        buy Download
        Platform
        Windows

        Add special effects or use a video in your webcam

        7
        79 votes
        • PROS: Easy to use, Realtime preview, Lets you use a virtual webcam, Compatible with all popular videochat apps
        • CONS: Low quality video preview, Some tacky frames and animations
      • ArcSoft Magic-i Visual Effects

        2.0.0.65

        License
        buy Download
        Platform
        Windows

        Improve video chats with webcam visual effects

        6
        320 votes
        • PROS: Supports all popular IM clients, Helps you improve image quality in video chats, Wide variety of filters and effects to choose from
        • CONS: It takes a while to understand how the program works, Depends on other apps - not a video chat program by itself
      • iGlasses

        2.1.4

        License
        buy Download
        Platform
        Windows

        Get more control over your iSight or webcam

        7
        29 votes
        • PROS: Enhances iSight camera functions, Lots of fun, Integrates with most major applications
        • CONS: Only works with applications running in 32-bit mode
      • Webcam Jester

        2.0

        License
        free Download
        Platform
        Windows

        Apply hundreds of cool effects to your online video calls.

        6
        11 votes
        • Video Booth

          2.6.9.2

          License
          free Download
          Platform
          Windows

          Video Booth

          6
          134 votes
          • PROS: Easy to use, Great selection of effects, Upload to YouTube
          • CONS: No saving in trial version
        • Webcam Toy for Chrome

          varies-with-device

          License
          free Download
          Platform
          Windows

          Free Software for Shutter Bugs

          -
          No votes yet
          • PROS: Free to download and use, Lots of photo effects to choose
          • CONS: No photo frame available, Some special effects look rather odd
        • Snap

          3.0

          License
          buy Download
          Platform
          Windows

          Turn your webcam into a fun photobooth

          6
          145 votes
          • PROS: Very easy to use, Detects webcam automatically, Wide range of filters and effects, Share on Facebook
          • CONS: Doesn't allow you to select graphic format, No printing or sending photos by email, Not many options
        • GorMedia,Inc.

          1.5

          License
          buy Download
          Platform
          Windows

          Throw away bothersome virtual webcam,split and add effects to webcam directly!

          7
          10 votes
          • SNOW

            2016

            License
            buy Download
            Platform
            Windows

            A Full Version Sport game for Windows

            -
            No votes yet
            • AV Webcam Morpher Gold 2.0

              1.0.67

              License
              buy Download
              Platform
              Windows

              Add many effects to your online webcam videos

              6
              1 vote
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