Best Webcamoid Alternatives in 2021

    Webcamoid is described as 'full web camera suite. You can take photos and record videos with funny effects' and is an app in the Photos & Graphics category. There are more than 25 alternatives to Webcamoid for a variety of platforms, including Windows, Linux, Mac, Online / Web-based and iPad. The best alternative is Cheese, which is both free and Open Source. Other great apps like Webcamoid are Kamoso (Free, Open Source), ManyCam (Paid), GTK+ UVC Viewer (Free, Open Source) and Snap Camera (Free).

    This page was last updated Mar 26, 2021

    1. 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.
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    2. Kamoso is a simple and friendly program to use your camera.

    3. ManyCam allows you to use your webcam, TV tuner, or any other video source with multiple applications at the same time. It also enables you to add graphics and other effects to your video output.
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    4. guvcview is a video viewer and capture software for the linux UVC driver. It is based in luvcview (, but all controls are done with GTK, allowing for a more user friendly GUI.
    5. The Snap Camera extension brings the magic of Snapchat's Lenses to your live streams. There are thousands of face Lenses to choose from — from iconic classics, to Lens Studio community creations!
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      altenativeto It's a modern and up to date application with video filters, capture option and customization. Even a specialized 3d-Editor is available.
      Positive comment about 1 year ago


    6. 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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    7. 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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    8. CyberLink YouCam delivers the functionality of a complete live video studio, to take full advantage of your webcam. It comes with face beautifier tools, over 200 fun effects for video chats and recordings, and a full set of capture tools.
    9. Krut is a screencast tool that is written in Java and well suited for making video tutorials (instructional videos) on most platforms. Krut records movie files, including sound, of selected parts of your screen. The files use the quicktime mov format.


      Last update is from mid-2015.

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    10. QtCAM is free open source linux camera application provide an easier user interface for both capturing and viewing video. It would also work with any V4L2 compatible device.
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