Windows Camera Alternatives

    Windows Camera is described as 'The Camera app is faster and simpler than ever. Just point and shoot to take great pictures automatically on any PC or tablet running Windows 10' and is an app in the Photos & Graphics category. There are seven alternatives to Windows Camera for Windows, Linux, Mac, BSD and Java. The best alternative is Webcamoid, which is both free and Open Source. Other great apps like Windows Camera are Cheese (Free, Open Source), Kamoso (Free, Open Source), Yawcam (Free) and Debut (Freemium).

    This page was last updated May 24, 2021

    1. 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.
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    2. 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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    3. Kamoso is a simple and friendly program to use your camera.
    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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      • FreeOpen Source
      • Mac
      • Windows
      • Linux
      • Java
      A cross-platform open-source webcam viewer.
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    6. Record videos and take pictures with your webcam, open image or video files and apply photo filters and video effects. Send created media files to mobile phone using Album feature and share with your friends, or scan QR code or bar-code or broadcast to a stream server.
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