Webcamoid is a full featured and multiplatform webcam suite.
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Webcamoid, The ultimate webcam suite!

Webcamoid is a full featured and multiplatform webcam suite.


  • Cross-platform (GNU/Linux, Windows)
  • Take pictures and record videos with the webcam.
  • Manages multiple webcams.
  • Written in C++/Qt.
  • Custom controls for each webcam.
  • Add funny effects to the webcam.
  • +60 effects available.
  • Translated to many languages.
  • Use custom network and local files as capture devices.
  • Capture from desktop.
  • Many recording formats.
  • Virtual webcam support for feeding other programs.

Build and Install

Visit the wiki for a comprehensive compile and install instructions.


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Reporting Bugs

Use Webcamoid until an abnormal event happen, write a list with the following information:

  1. Your Webcamoid version.
  2. Your operating system.
  3. Your Qt version.
  4. Your GCC/Clang version.
  5. Your DE/WM version.
  6. Any other useful information.

Send this list to the issues page. Please report ANY problem you have with Webcamoid in the official website, help to centralize information in one unique place.


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