Stream and Share Webcam Videos Online
By on November 14th, 2008

Webcams provide a great way to video chat with your friends and family, however in order to share your webcam with others you require to use a instant messaging client like or Skype.

Webcam XP is a handy software that will allow you to broadcast your webcam and share it with anyone in the world through a direct link.

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The software will allow you to capture and monitor video from multiple devices including your webcam and other camera devices. The software comes with a inbuilt webserver that will allow you to share the videos online.

Online Broadcasting of Webcam Video In A Browser

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You can also add in restrictions, where the webcam videos can only be viewed by authorized users who enter a username and password. This is definitely quite a useful tool, if you want to setup a security monitoring unit for your home to check on your home.

Webcam XP Supports Streaming From

  • USB webcams
  • TV, analog or multi-input capture cards
  • IP cameras (JPEG/MJPEG/MPEG4)
  • Windows Media streams (ASF)
  • Local video files (AVI/WMV/MP4/MOV/etc)
  • Wowwee rovio (Mobile IP camera)

You can Stream Videos In The Following Formats

  • Still jpeg images for low-tech devices
  • Flash client
  • JavaScript clients (MJPEG or JPEG PUSH)
  • Windows Media streaming
  • Windows Mobile 5.0 / 6.0 client

Webcam XP Features

  • Local and remote pan & tilt control
  • Supports FTP/FTPS and HTTP/HTTPS Post
  • Motion detector with many possible ways to handle alerts
  • Advanced users manager to grant limited or unlimited access.
  • Overlay editor supporting picture in picture, animated gifs, alpha-blending and text editor.
  • DVR (permanent recording deleted after X hours)

Webcam XP is free for private use, the software lets you try out the professional features for 60 days after which it switches to the free mode.

Disclaimer: We do not endorse using this software as a replacement for your security system and are only hinting on the different uses for the software.

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