In few previous articles, we have provided articles like best screen recording softwares for windows and alternatives of Skype for video call, but in this article, we will provide you the list of best webcam softwares with their features. But Before we proceed, let's understand what is Webcam Software.

What is Webcam Software?

It is nothing but a software that allows us to stream clips, record videos from the screen, and communicate in messengers. Different users utilize their webcams in different ways, as some people want fancy effects to spice up their video feed, while others want something that can just get the work done. Below are some best webcam softwares with some great features.

1) YouCam9

It comes with plenty of filters to add beautify and virtual makeup to apply all in real time. You can control basic enhancements such as brightness contrast saturation and exposure.

Youcam webcam software

Pros-

  • It saves images in multiple formats (JPG, BMP, PNG)
  • Resolutions ranging from 240p to Full HD
  • Capable of recording videos in AVI and WMV formats

Cons-

  • Free trial period lasts only 30 days, after which you’ll have to purchase a paid version.

Supported Platforms: Windows 10, 8/8.1, 7, Vista SP2

Pricing - Free for first 30 days. Paid version starting at $34.99

2) Splitcam

It has the ability to add 3d masks in real time on your face for the fun part and it is compatible with various services like Skype Facebbook, YouTube, Google Hangouts and more.

Splitcam webcam software

Pros-

  • Realistic 3D Masks
  • Resolutions ranging from 240p to Full HD
  • Capable of recording videos in AVI and WMV formats
  • Zoom video feature available
  • You can add effects to already made video

Cons-

  • Large banner ad - It could be a big distraction while you are using the program

Supported Platforms: Windows 10, 8/8.1, 7, Vista SP2

Pricing - Free

3) ManyCam -

It is one of the best webcam softwares out there for free by using it we can broadcast and stream videos in services like Facebook, YouTube,twitch, Skype and more.

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Pros-

  • You can record at multiple resolution options (240p, 480p, HD, FullHD, etc.) at frame rates ranging from 5-60 FPS
  • Has noise supression feature as well to reduce the background noise.
  • Youtube integration available
  • Picture in Picture mode available

Cons-

  • It allows only 3 effect addition to favourites

Supported Platforms: Windows 10, 8/8.1, 7, Vista SP2

Pricing - Free version is available with limited features. Paid versions are available with some more additional features. Below is the pricing plan

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4) Logitech Webcam Software

It is one of the oldest hardware and software making companies when it comes to manufacturing webcams apart from the webcams they also have their webcam software which any webcam can use.

Logitech webcam

Pros-

  • It has Integrated surveillance mode which is useful for home cameras
  • Motion detection enabled
  • Full HD resolution available

Cons-

  • You might face some driver issues in case your windows is not updated regularly
  • It doesn’t have the ability to add image frames or video effects.

Supported Platforms: Windows 10, 8/8.1, 7, Vista SP2 and macOS 10.14

Pricing - Free version available. 

5) Yawcam-

It is a free webcam tool - that is entirely written in Java it can replace your stock camera software on your PC adding some great feature while also being able to capture images and record videos.

Yawcam software

Pros-

  • Image-to-movie converter available
  • Text and Image overlays available
  • Motion detection enabled
  • Full HD resolution available
  • Buily in webserver

Cons-

  • You might face some driver issues in case your windows is not updated regularly

Supported Platforms: Windows 2000/XP/Vista/7/8/10

Pricing - Free version available.