TrackIR Alternatives

    TrackIR is described as 'Head tracking software for TrackIR and SmartNav cameras that provides game profiles, calibration curves, hotkey controls and a 3D display for testing. Works with TrackIR Enhanced games as well as specified mouse, keyboard and joystick emulation software'. There are six alternatives to TrackIR for Windows, Linux, Self-Hosted solutions and Mac. The best alternative is GiMeSpace Cam Control, which is free. Other great apps like TrackIR are FaceTrackNoIR (Free, Open Source), FreeTrack (Free, Open Source), linux-track (Free, Open Source) and Handsfree.js (Free, Open Source).

    This page was last updated May 6, 2021

    1. Control your computer by making gestures in front of your webcam! You can simulate mouse movements, the keyboard cursor keys, or control the GiMeSpace virtual desktop managers.
    2. FaceTrackNoIR is only available for Windows-based PC's (sorry, we have to start somewhere) and has been succesfully used on XP, Vista and Windows 7.
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      • FreeOpen Source
      • Windows
      Head tracking software for webcams, Nintendo Wii Remotes and NaturalPoint cameras (TrackIR, SmartNav and OptiTrack). Tracks a variety of customizable model configurations with up to six degrees of freedom.
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      • FreeOpen Source
      • Mac
      • Linux
      Linuxtrack is a software bringing headtracking to Linux and Mac OS X. For that purpose you can utilize webcam, wiimote or TrackIR 2 to 5.
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    3. Build handsfree User Experiences and add face, hand, and pose tracking to your projects in a snap.


      • Free PersonalProprietary
      • Windows
      VSeeFace is a free, highly configurable face and hand tracking VRM and VSFAvatar avatar puppeteering program for virtual youtubers with a focus on robust tracking and high image quality.
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