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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 four of them are available for Linux so hopefully you can find a suitable replacement. Other interesting Linux alternatives to IP Webcam are DroidCam, SmartCam and DroidCam OBS.

IP Webcam 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 IP Webcam.
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  • FreemiumProprietary
  • Windows
  • Android

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  1. Iriun Webcam icon

    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).

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    DroidCam

    • FreemiumProprietary
    • Windows
    • Linux
    • Android

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

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    Some users think DroidCam is a great alternative to IP Webcam, some don't.


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    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.

    SmartCam - ready to capture while streaming in Yahoo!
    Almost everyone thinks SmartCam is a great alternative to IP Webcam.
  4. 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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