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Webcam Software for Windows 7/8/8.1 Full Free Download

Webcam Software for Windows 7/8/8.1 Full Free Download

Webcam Software for Windows 7/8/8.1 Full Free Download

Webcam Software for Windows 8 , 8.1 and 7

There are a few different ways to open the Camera app. If you’re on Start, you can use Webcam Software for Windows 7 and 8. If you’re using other apps or are in the desktop, you can search for the app and open it from the search results. You can also open the Camera app right from the lock screen when you want to take a quick picture without signing in first.

Webcam Software for Windows: If you’re on Start

Tap or click the Camera tile.

Camera tile on Start

Webcam Software for Windows: If you’re using another app or the desktop

  1. Swipe in from the right edge of the screen, and then tap Search.
    (If you’re using a mouse, point to the lower-right corner of the screen, move the mouse pointer up, and then clickSearch.)

  2. Enter Camera in the search box, and then tap or click Camera in the results.

Webcam Software for Windows: If your PC is locked

If you’ve signed into your PC and then locked it, you can open the Camera app by swiping down on the lock screen or clicking and dragging down.

If the camera doesn’t open, you’ll need to turn on using the camera from the lock screen. Go to PC settings, tap or click PC and devices, and then set Swipe down on the lock screen to use the camera to On.

Take a photo or video

To take a photo

  1. In the Camera app, tap or click the Photo button.
  2. If you want to see the photo, drag the screen to the right or click the left arrow.

To take a video

  1. In the Camera app, tap or click the Video button to start recording. Tap or click it again to stop recording.
  2. If you want to see the video, drag the screen to the right or click the left arrow.

If you want to adjust the camera settings, see Change settings, like the flash or timer. All photos and videos you take with the Camera app are saved to your camera roll. For info on getting to your camera roll, go to See the photos and videos you’ve taken with the Camera app.

Operating System

  • Windows 10, 8/8.1, 7, Vista SP2

Internet Connection

  • An internet connection is required for live chatting, website login and upload/download features

Note: Website Login features require Internet Explorer 7 or above.


  • Intel Pentium D 3.0 GHz or AMD Athlon 64 3200+ or above

Note: YouCam 7 is also optimized for 2nd/3rd/4th generation Intel® Core™ processors with Intel QuickSync video technology.

Capture Device

  • Web camera (built-in or external USB)


    1GB (2 GB recommended)

Hard Disk Space

  • 1 GB

VGA Card

  • Intel 945 (Independent graphics card recommended)

Screen Resolution

  • 1024 x 768

Recommend Minimum System Requirement for FullHD (1080p) Effect

    • OS: Microsoft Windows 10, 8/8.1
    • Memory: 4GB
    • CPU: Intel(R) Core(TM) i5-3360M CPU or above or AMD A8-5600K APU or above
    • Hard Disk Space: 1GB required
      • VGA Card: Intel HD Graphics 4000 or above with Quick Sync Video support, AMD Radeon HD 7560D or above, nVidia GeForce 600 series or above with NVENC support
      • Device: Webcam (built-in or external USB)

Supported Instant Messaging Software

      • Skype
      • Yahoo Messenger
      • AOL Instant Messenger

Websites Supported for Face Login

      • Facebook
      • Google
      • Yahoo
      • YouTube
      • Amazon
      • eBay
      • Flickr
      • Twitter
      • Blogger
      • AOL
      • DirectorZone
      • MoovieLive

Note: Website face login features require Internet Explorer 7 or above.

Format Support

      • Video: WMV, AVI, MP4* and up to 1920 x 1080* resolution
      • Photo: JPEG, BMP, PNG and up to 16 megapixel resolution

Language Support

    • English, French, German, Italian, Spanish (European), Chinese (Simplified), Chinese (Traditional), Japanese, Korean

Webcam Software for Windows: About panoramas

Webcam Software for Windows panoramic photo is a series of images that are combined into a single photo. Panoramas are great for capturing landscapes and city skylines, as well as creating a 360-degree image of a space. If your PC has a built-in, rear-facing camera and certain sensors and drivers, you can take panoramic photos with the Camera app. If your PC can take panoramas, you’ll see the Panorama button in the viewfinder. To look at a panorama taken with the Camera app, open it in the Camera, Photos, or the OneDrive app. You can also put it on OneDrive.com to open and share it.