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DroidCam Alternatives for Linux

There are many alternatives to DroidCam for Linux if you are looking for a replacement. The best Linux alternative is Iriun Webcam, which is free. If that doesn't suit you, our users have ranked more than 10 alternatives to DroidCam and three of them are available for Linux so hopefully you can find a suitable replacement. Other interesting Linux alternatives to DroidCam are SmartCam 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.
This page was last updated Jun 20, 2022
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  • FreemiumProprietary
  • Windows
  • Linux
  • Android

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

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  1. Iriun Webcam

    • FreemiumProprietary
    • Mac
    • Windows
    • Linux
    • Android
    • iPhone

    Use your Android phone's camera as a wireless webcam in PC or Mac. Install needed drivers and use your phone with Skype, MSN Messenger etc video applications. It supports resolutions up to 4K. (Max resolution depends on the phone).

    Iriun Webcam vs DroidCam opinions
    Most users think Iriun Webcam is a great alternative to DroidCam.
    Harishima

    It's better than droidcam. it has autofocus and a better resolution when recording.

    Top positive comment  almost 2 years ago
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    5

    its easy and very fast.. installed droidcam but even after entering ip it doesnt work. so iriun is good.. if you want host zoom meeting ..just you need to check audio settings...both video and audio work on google meet, zoom

    Top positive comment  over 1 year ago
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    -1

    Every simple action you do with the phone will stop the transmition. And can't rotate image.

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    0

    USB features work w/o a lot if fuss, unlike DroidCam

    Positive comment about 2 years ago
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    3

    Tested 5 minutes, xioami redmi note 7 (1920x1080) and skype (pc) work perfect!

    Positive comment about 2 years ago
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    Danilo_Venom

    Iriun turns your camera into a webcam like DroidCam. Also it supports iOS and Android phones and Windows, Mac and Linux as servers

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  2. SmartCam

    • 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.

    Discontinued

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

    Most users think SmartCam is a great alternative to DroidCam.


  3. DroidCam OBS

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

    Use your phone as a camera directly in OBS Studio.

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