IP Webcam Alternatives for Linux

    IP Webcam is not available for Linux but there are a few alternatives that runs on Linux with similar functionality. 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 IP Webcam and three of them are available for Linux so hopefully you can find a suitable replacement. Other interesting Linux alternatives to IP Webcam are DroidCam (Freemium) and SmartCam (Free, Open Source).

    This page was last updated Apr 8, 2021

    1. 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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    2. 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.


      • 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.
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