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Cheese Alternatives for Mac

Cheese is not available for Mac but there are some alternatives that runs on macOS with similar functionality. The best Mac 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 ten of them are available for Mac so hopefully you can find a suitable replacement. Other interesting Mac alternatives to Cheese are Camo, Debut, Snap Camera and iGlasses.

Cheese alternatives are mainly Screenshot Capture Tools but may also be Screen Recorders or Camera Apps. Filter by these if you want a narrower list of alternatives or looking for a specific functionality of Cheese.
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Cheese uses your webcam to take photos and videos, applies fancy special effects and lets you share the fun with others. It...

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  1. Webcamoid is a full featured and multiplatform webcam suite.

    ⚫︎ Chroma Key / Green ScreenWebcamoid supports chroma key to replace the background with an image or video backdrop.
    ⚫︎ PortableWebcamoid can be used from a USB stick or similar with no prior installation.
    ⚫︎ Virtual camera outputUse the output from Webcamoid as your webcam's primary video source.
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    Almost everyone thinks Webcamoid is a great alternative to Cheese.

    This would be the qt equivalent of cheese.

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    It doesn't appear to have photo booth type capabilities.

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    It has no framerate drop glitches as cheese does. Also the image it produces is more bright and sharp in my opinion.

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    Camo

    • FreemiumProprietary
    • Mac
    • Windows
    • Android
    • iPhone
    • iPad

    Look amazing on video calls. Use your smartphone or tablet as a pro webcam and get powerful effects and adjustments for Zoom, Meet, and more.

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  3. Debut is a screen capture and video recording software that records videos from your screen, webcam or other video devices. Capture your entire desktop or a selected portion and save the recorded videos as avi, flv, wmv or other video file formats.

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    Almost everyone thinks Debut is a great alternative to Cheese.

    It doesn't appear to have photo booth type capabilities.

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  4. The Snap Camera extension brings the magic of Snapchat's Lenses to your live streams. There are thousands of face Lenses to choose from — from iconic classics, to Lens Studio community creations!

    ⚫︎ CustomizableSnap Camera is easy to customize with themes or similar features.
    ⚫︎ Support for scriptingSnap Camera supports scripts and macros to automate or customize tasks.
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  5. Enhance and adjust your webcam's video settings from within any app, including Skype, iChat, FaceTime and even web chat.

    ⚫︎ Virtual camera outputUse the output from iGlasses as your webcam's primary video source.
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    Photo Booth

    • Mac
    • iPad

    Take photo snapshots and video clips with your Mac using Photo Booth. Send them to your friends, use one as an iChat icon, add them to your Address Book, or organize and edit them in iPhoto. The real fun starts when you use the effects and backdrops in Photo Booth.

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    It's commercial, but it's already included into Mac OS X! So free to use!

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    UniCam

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Mac
    • Windows
    • Linux
    • Java

    A cross-platform open-source webcam viewer.

    ⚫︎ PortableUniCam can be used from a USB stick or similar with no prior installation.
    ⚫︎ LightweightUniCam consumes less device resources compared to similar apps.
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    Only one that worked out of the box without crashing.

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  8. Replay Video Capture icon

    Record videos playing on your PC with ultra high quality video capture. Replay Video Capture is the ONLY screen capture application that allows you to capture videos using Background Mode. Go ahead and hide the video, or cover it with another window.

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    Glitzycam

    • Mac
    • Windows

    GlitzyCam is a truly DIY photobooth with powerful features that are so easy to use, anyone with a computer and a webcam can do it! Customize your photo layout, background design and even the number of photo slots with our template editor!

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    Sparkbooth

    • Mac
    • Windows

    Sparkbooth is a social media enabled photo booth. Sparkbooth simulates a classic photo booth with the ability to upload photos to Twitter photo sharing services, or Facebook.

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