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5 of the Best Free Linux Webcam Tools

Nov 08, 2010, 17:07 (1 Talkback[s])

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"To use a webcam in Linux requires dedicated webcam software. In this article, we have chosen our favorite tools which enable webcams to capture images and video, and to act as a video surveillance device.

"We have not included Skype in the list below. Whilst millions of people use Skype for voice chat, instant messaging, file transfer, and video conferencing, the no-charge application is not available under a freely distributable license. Nevertheless, Skype is worthy of a special mention.

"To provide an insight into the quality of software available for Linux, we have compiled a list of 5 useful webcam tools. Hopefully, there will be something of interest here for anyone interested in using the versatile webcam.

"Now, let's explore the 5 webcam tools tools at hand. For each title we have compiled its own portal page, a full description with an in-depth analysis of its features, screenshots (where appropriate), together with links to relevant resources and reviews."

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