Webcam Viewer Alternatives

    Webcam Viewer is described as 'The product enables one to open ad monitor USB cameras, connected to you computer. The program is very easy to use and does not require any learning. Everyone can use it, with no relation to skills and abilities. Just connect your favorite webcam and run the program' and is an app in the Video & Movies category. There are more than 10 alternatives to Webcam Viewer for a variety of platforms, including Windows, Linux, Android, Mac and Android Tablet. The best alternative is iSpy, which is both free and Open Source. Other great apps like Webcam Viewer are motionEyeOS (Free, Open Source), GTK+ UVC Viewer (Free, Open Source), Yawcam (Free) and Debut (Freemium).

    This page was last updated Sep 23, 2020

    1. iSpy is the worlds leading open source surveillance software for Windows PCs.
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    2. motionEyeOS is a Linux distribution that turns a single-board computer into a video surveillance system. The OS is based on BuildRoot and uses motion as a backend and motionEye for the frontend.
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    3. guvcview is a video viewer and capture software for the linux UVC driver. It is based in luvcview (http://mxhaard.free.fr), but all controls are done with GTK, allowing for a more user friendly GUI.
    4. 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.
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    5. 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.
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    6. Sighthound Video detects people and moving objects in video streams for security and monitoring purposes. It runs on a PC or Mac, and uses off-the-shelf USB webcams or network (IP) cameras.
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    7. Add videos, pictures and effects to virtual/real webcam and broadcast on messengers. You can share your screen or play movies for others. It enables Recording, PinP and Doodling, etc. Add thousands of fantastic effects to webcam video for your live chats and recording.

      Discontinued

      The program is no longer updated. Last version, 8.0.7.8, released in September 2017, can be still bought from the official website, but the free version can't be downloaded anymore.

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    8. Remote webcam/security monitoring free.
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    9. Motion detection and webcam monitoring. Video surveillance with multiple IP cameras and video capture devices.
    10. webcamXP is a powerful webcams and network cameras monitoring, recording and streaming software for private and professional use. it offers unique features and unequaled ease of use to let you manage multiple video sources on the same computer.
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