Free IP Webcam Alternatives

    The best free alternative to IP Webcam is DroidCam. If that doesn't suit you, our users have ranked more than 10 alternatives to IP Webcam and nine of them is free so hopefully you can find a suitable replacement. Other interesting free alternatives to IP Webcam are Iriun Webcam (Freemium), iVCam (Freemium), SmartCam (Free, Open Source) and EpocCam (Freemium).

    This page was last updated Apr 8, 2021

    1. DroidCam – Use your Android phone as a wireless webcam or an IP Cam! Use your phone as a webcam/mic on your PC over WiFi or USB! Allows you to chat using "DroidCam Webcam" on your computer (Skype/Yahoo/etc..), and talk via "DroidCam Microphone*".
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      Some users think DroidCam is a great alternative to IP Webcam, some don't.
    2. 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).
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      • FreemiumProprietary
      • Windows
      • Android
      • iPhone
      • Android Tablet
      • iPad
      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. Replace your USB webcam or integrated webcam now with your Phone/Pad!
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      • 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.

      Almost everyone thinks SmartCam is a great alternative to IP Webcam.
    3. EpocCam transforms your iOS devices into High Definition webcam for your PC or Mac, completely replacing USB-webcam or integrated camera. Works with all webcam apps on computer such as Skype, Streamlabs OBS, Google Chrome and QuickTime.
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      • FreeProprietary
      • Android
      • iPhone
      Turn your old phone into a hidden camera.
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    4. 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. Webeecam supports cameras that conform to UVC standard.
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    5. 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.
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    6. 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.
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