Download Webcam Video - Best Software & Apps

  • MyCam

    1.1.0.1

    License
    free Download
    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

    License
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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
  • AMCap

    9.22

    License
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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
  • Screencast-O-Matic

    2.1.8

    License
    free Download
    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
  • SplitCam

    5.4.4.2

    License
    free Download
    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

    License
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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
  • IP Webcam

    1.8.23

    License
    free Download
    Platform
    Android

    A Free Home & hobby software app for Android

    -
    No votes yet
    • PMPlayer

      7.3.0.0

      License
      free Download
      Platform
      Windows

      Completely free media player to open all video sources including file, disc, url, webcam and other professional features.

      9
      259 votes
      • AlterCam

        3.7 Build 401

        License
        free Download
        Platform
        Windows

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

        7
        50 votes
        • MagicCamera

          8.8.5

          License
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          Platform
          Windows

          Add special effects or use a video in your webcam

          6
          63 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
        • Webcam/Screen Video Capture Free

          7.7.3

          License
          free Download
          Platform
          Windows

          It's able to capture video from devices, screen and network.

          7
          8 votes
          • ArcSoft Magic-i Visual Effects

            2.0.0.65

            License
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            Platform
            Windows

            Improve video chats with webcam visual effects

            6
            188 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
          • Webcam Monitor

            5.05

            License
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            Platform
            Windows

            Turn your PC into a video surveillance system

            7
            73 votes
            • PROS:Automatically alerts you via email and SMS of movement, Allows multiple cameras at once
            • CONS:Zoom enhancement is limited
          • Webcam and Screen Recorder

            1.7

            License
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            Platform
            Windows

            Capture webcam footage to a video file

            8
            39 votes
            • Video Surveillance Monitor

              3

              License
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              Platform
              Windows

              Webcam monitoring, home or away

              7
              7 votes
              • PROS:Simple, Remote monitoring enabled, Can add own alarm sounds
              • CONS:Badly translated, Only online help available
            • Webcam Surveillance Standard

              2.2

              License
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              Platform
              Windows

              Simply build up your home security camera.

              7
              17 votes
              • PROS:Enable ordinary webcams to be video surveillance cameras;, Cheap but effective;, Trigger burglar alarms.
              • CONS:Do not support multiple cameras in one screen.
            • Mobiola WebCamera

              3.2.7

              License
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              Platform
              BlackBerry

              Turn your Blackberry into a webcam

              7
              19 votes
              • PROS:Quick connectivity via Bluetooth, Adjust image quality settings, Harnesses the power of modern phone cameras
              • CONS:No cool special effects
            • IP Webcam Pro

              varies-with-device

              License
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              Platform
              Android

              A paid Media & Video app for Android

              -
              No votes yet
              • Mobiola WebCam

                for Sony Ericsson 1.0

                License
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                Platform
                Java

                Turn your phone into a webcam

                6
                117 votes
                • PROS:Quick connectivity via Bluetooth, Adjust image quality settings, Harnesses the power of modern phone cameras
                • CONS:No cool special effects
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