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Open Source DroidCam Alternatives

The best open source alternative to DroidCam is SmartCam. If that doesn't suit you, our users have ranked more than 10 alternatives to DroidCam and three of them is open source so hopefully you can find a suitable replacement. Other interesting open source alternatives to DroidCam are Spydroid and DroidCam OBS.

DroidCam alternatives are mainly Camera as Webcam Apps but may also be Video Streaming Apps. Filter by these if you want a narrower list of alternatives or looking for a specific functionality of DroidCam.
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DroidCam iconDroidCam
  • FreemiumProprietary
  • Windows
  • Linux
  • Android

Turn your Android device into a webcam using a USB cable or wirelessly over WiFi.

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  1. SmartCam icon


    • FreeOpen Source
    • Windows
    • Linux
    • Windows Mobile
    • Android
    • Java Mobile
    • Symbian S60

    SmartCam - Smart Phone Web Camera - Turns a camera phone (S60, WinMo6.x, Android, Samsung Bada) with bluetooth or WiFi into a handy webcam ready to use with your PC.


    The project is no longer developed since 2013. Last versions of the apps can be still downloaded from SourceForge.

    SmartCam - ready to capture while streaming in Yahoo!
    Most users think SmartCam is a great alternative to DroidCam.
  2. Spydroid icon


    • FreeOpen Source
    • Android
    • F-Droid

    Stream camera and microphone from your phone to your browser or vlc (HTTP or/and RTSP server). It also enables you to do some other interesting things.

    Screenshot Spydroid android main screen 1

  3. DroidCam OBS icon

    DroidCam OBS

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Windows
    • Linux
    • Mac
    • iPhone
    • Android

    Use your phone as a camera directly in OBS Studio.

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