MyCam is described as 'Record videos and take pictures with your webcam, open image or video files and apply photo filters and video effects' and is an app in the Photos & Graphics category. There are more than 10 alternatives to MyCam for a variety of platforms, including Windows, Linux, Online / Web-based, Mac and Java. The best alternative is Webcamoid, which is both free and Open Source. Other great apps like MyCam are Cheese (Free, Open Source), Kamoso (Free, Open Source), GTK+ UVC Viewer (Free, Open Source) and Yawcam (Free).
Webcamoid is a full web camera suite. You can take photos and record videos with funny effects. Features - Take pictures and record videos with the webcam. - Manages multiple webcams. - Written in C++/Qt. - Custom controls for each webcam.
Cheese uses your webcam to take photos and videos, applies fancy special effects and lets you share the fun with others. It was written as part of Googles 2007 Summer of Code lead by Daniel G. Siegel and mentored by Raphaël Slinckx.
Yawcam stands for Yet Another Webcam software & that's exactly what it is. More precisely Yawcam is a webcam software for windows written in Java. The main ideas for Yawcam are to keep it simple and easy to use, but to include all the usual features.
Debut is a screen capture and video recording software that records videos from your screen, webcam or other video devices. Capture your entire desktop or a selected portion and save the recorded videos as avi, flv, wmv or other video file formats.
wxCam is a webcam application for linux. It supports video recording (in an avi uncompressed and Xvid format), snapshot taking, and some special commands for philips webcams, so you can also use the program for astronomy purposes.