IP Webcam Alternatives

    IP Webcam is described as 'turns your phone into a network camera with multiple viewing options. View your camera on any platform with VLC player or web browser' and is an app in the System & Hardware category. There are nine alternatives to IP Webcam for a variety of platforms, including Android, Windows, iPhone, Linux and Mac. The best alternative is DroidCam, which is free. Other great apps like IP Webcam are Iriun Webcam (Free), iVCam (Freemium), EpocCam (Freemium) and SmartCam (Free, Open Source).

    The list of alternatives was last updated Jan 30, 2021

    • Turn your Android device into a webcam using a USB cable or wirelessly over WiFi.
      Some users think this is a great alternative to IP Webcam, some don't.
    • Use your phone's camera as a wireless webcam in your PC or Mac wirelessly or via USB.


    • iVCam turns your Phone/Pad into an HD webcam for Windows PC, which has a much better quality than most webcams and is compatible with all webcam-enabled applications.
      • Freemium
      • Windows
      • Android
      • iPhone
      • Android Tablet
      • iPad
    • EpocCam transforms your iOS devices into High Definition webcam for your PC or Mac, completely replacing USB-webcam or integrated camera.
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      • Freemium
      • Mac
      • Windows
      • iPhone
      • iPad
    • 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.

      • Free • Open Source
      • Windows
      • Linux
      • Windows Mobile
      • Android
      • Java Mobile
      • Symbian S60
    • Turn your old or unused mobile devices into hidden, security cameras with Snoop. Easily cast and watch encrypted feeds utilizing a pin for security.
      • Free
      • Android
      • iPhone
    • Webeecam is free Android USB camera app for connecting external USB WebCam to Android phones/tablets. This Android USB Web Camera app can display & record videos, images.
      • Freemium
      • Android
      • Android Tablet
    • iCam allows you to remotely monitor up to 12 live video and audio webcam feeds from your device over WiFi and EDGE/3G/4G/LTE.
      • Mac
      • Windows
      • Android
      • iPhone
    • Transforms your Android device in a wireless IP camera.
      It works with both the Wi-Fi and the mobile data connection and can stream video from any cameras together with the audio.