There are many alternatives to Cheese for Linux if you are looking for a replacement. The best Linux alternative is Webcamoid, which is both free and Open Source. If that doesn't suit you, our users have ranked more than 25 alternatives to Cheese and eight of them are available for Linux so hopefully you can find a suitable replacement. Other interesting Linux alternatives to Cheese are GTK+ UVC Viewer (Free, Open Source), Kamoso (Free, Open Source), QtCAM (Free, Open Source) and UniCam (Free, Open Source).
Webcamoid is a full web camera suite. You can take photos and record videos with funny effects. Features - Take pictures and record videos with the webcam. - Manages multiple webcams. - Written in C++/Qt. - Custom controls for each webcam.
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Webcamoid vs Cheese opinions
Almost everyone thinks Webcamoid is a great alternative to Cheese.
It has no framerate drop glitches as cheese does. Also the image it produces is more bright and sharp in my opinion.
Positive comment • about 2 years ago
This would be the qt equivalent of cheese.
Positive comment • over 4 years ago
It doesn't appear to have photo booth type capabilities.
wxCam is a webcam application for linux. It supports video recording (in an avi uncompressed and Xvid format), snapshot taking, and some special commands for philips webcams, so you can also use the program for astronomy purposes.
Phoyo is a photo booth automation software. It can be used for: - social events (parties, weddings, …) - official document (ID cards, passports, …) pictures production - commercial unattended booth (in malls, shops, …)