webcamXP Alternatives for Linux

    webcamXP is not available for Linux but there are plenty of alternatives that runs on Linux with similar functionality. The best Linux alternative is ZoneMinder, which is both free and Open Source. If that doesn't suit you, our users have ranked more than 25 alternatives to webcamXP and 12 are available for Linux so hopefully you can find a suitable replacement. Other interesting Linux alternatives to webcamXP are motionEyeOS (Free, Open Source), MotionEye (Free, Open Source), GTK+ UVC Viewer (Free, Open Source) and Krut (Free, Open Source).

    This page was last updated Feb 18, 2021

    1. ZoneMinder is a free video camera security application suite, designed for low cost DIY video security including commercial or home CCTV, theft prevention and child or family member monitoring including nanny cam applications.
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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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      • FreeOpen Source
      • Linux
      • Self-Hosted
      • Raspbian
      • Raspberry Pi
      motionEye is a web frontend for the motion daemon, written in Python.
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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. 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.

      Discontinued

      Last update is from mid-2015.

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      • FreemiumOpen Source
      • Mac
      • Linux
      • Online
      • Chrome OS
      • BSD
      • Self-Hosted
      • Raspbian
      • Raspberry Pi
      • Docker
      Kerberos.io is a low-budget video surveillance solution, that uses computer vision algorithms to detect changes, and that can trigger other devices. Kerberos.
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      • FreeOpen Source
      • Mac
      • Windows
      • Linux
      • Java
      A cross-platform open-source webcam viewer.
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    5. 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.
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      • FreeOpen Source
      • Windows
      • Linux
      Open source ONVIF IP Camera manager.
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    6. Web Camera Pro is flexible and sophisticated Video Management Software loaded on your computer and allows you to view multiple cameras, record and retrieve video, and monitor events.
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