Install latest/stable of Webcamoid

Ubuntu 16.04 or later?

Make sure snap support is enabled in your Desktop store.

Install using the command line

sudo snap install webcamoid

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Take photos and record videos with your webcam

Webcamoid is a full featured and multiplatform webcam suite.

  • Cross-platform (GNU/Linux, Mac, Windows)
  • Take pictures and record videos with the webcam
  • Manages multiple webcams
  • Written in C++ and 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


  • Try Adjusting Plugins And Codecs In Settings If Any Issue Occurs Before Reporting Issues.
  • Some Features May Not Work Due to Snap Confinement Restrictions.

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Details for Webcamoid

  • GPL-3.0-only

Last updated
  • 6 February 2024 - latest/stable
  • Today - latest/edge



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