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Cheese Alternatives for Windows

Cheese is not available for Windows but there are plenty of alternatives that runs on Windows with similar functionality. The best Windows 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 19 are available for Windows so hopefully you can find a suitable replacement. Other interesting Windows alternatives to Cheese are Camo, Debut, Yawcam and Snap Camera.

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.
This page was last updated May 8, 2022
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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.

    Webcamoid vs Cheese opinions
    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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  2. 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.



  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.

    Debut vs Cheese opinions
    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. Yawcam stands for Yet Another Webcam software & that's exactly what it is. More precisely Yawcam is a webcam software for windows written in Java. The main ideas for Yawcam are to keep it simple and easy to use, but to include all the usual features.

  5. 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!



  6. Windows Camera

    • FreeProprietary
    • Windows
    • Windows Phone
    • Xbox

    The Camera app is faster and simpler than ever. Just point and shoot to take great pictures automatically on any PC or tablet running Windows 10.

  7. CyberLink YouCam delivers the functionality of a complete live video studio, to take full advantage of your webcam. It comes with face beautifier tools, over 200 fun effects for video chats and recordings, and a full set of capture tools.

  8. UniCam

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Mac
    • Windows
    • Linux
    • Java

    A cross-platform open-source webcam viewer.

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    Only one that worked out of the box without crashing.

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  9. 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.

  10. AMcap

    • Windows

    AMCap is a small yet fully functional video capture and preview application compatible with Microsoft DirectShow (formerly ActiveMovie, hence the name). It is based on the sample AMCap source code from the Microsoft DirectX 9 SDK

    Discontinued

    The program seems to be no longer updated. Last version, 9.22, released in December 2014, can be still bought from the official website.

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