About two years ago, new Dell 2100 netbooks found their way into a large urban school district. Unfortunately, they came without adequate webcam software. What to do? I looked around on the web and promptly found Yawcam–Yet Another WebCam Software.
The requirements included the fact that the software had to be free, easy to use, and work on Windows. Yawcam met all the requirements:
Yawcam is a shortening for Yet Another WebCAM software, and that’s exactly what it is 😉More precise 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. Yawcam is completely free to use!
Yawcam features:.: Video streaming.: Image snapshots.: Built-in webserver.: Motion detection.: Ftp-upload.: Text and image overlays.: Password protection.: Online announcements for communities.: Scheduler for online time.: Time lapse movies .: Run as a Windows service.: Multi languages
Requirements for Yawcam include the following:
- Java Runtime Environment (JRE) 6 or later.
- DirectX 9 or later.
- Windows Media Player 9 or later.
- Windows 2000/XP/Vista/7
Give it a shot!