DroidCamX Wireless Webcam Pro

DroidCamX Wireless Webcam Pro

$4.00

(3 stars)

(777)


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10,000 - 50,000 downloads

Pros
  • Connect with PC via 3G, bluetooth, Wi-Fi and
  • Varios video formats and HD supported
  • Windows and Linux supported
Cons
  • Need to download computer client
  • Works for 2.1 and later
  • Forceclosings and crashes
  • Some messenger services don't recognized it
  • It's a bit expensive
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Expert's Review
5.0
Worthy

"Turn your Android into a webcam to be used in your PC"

Reviewed by / May 16, 2011

DroidCam allows you to use your phone as a webcam by synchronising it with your PC

This is one of those original ideas that makes our life easier. We all like to increase the potential and the functionalities of our Android, and this app it's on that track. It uses the back camera (or the front if you prefer it) of your device as a webcam. You will need tough to donwload the app from the market, as well as a desktop software to your PC. It works so far for Windows and Linux computer clients.

Once both software will be installed, you may introduce you IP address in the app and start to videochat through the videocall messenger service you prefer. What's more, you can connect via 3G, bluetooth and USB (that works over ADB Bridge). It supports varios video formats and high resolution, but it just available for Android 2.1 and later.

It has to be said that the idea is great but has some flaws. some messenger service as Yahoo don't recognized it. What's more, there are some bugs, especially in the latest updates: forceclosings, error messages and crashes. We hope it will be solved soon, because we think it's a really worthy app.

This is the paid version of DroidCam with includes improved features ($4.25). You can give a try to the free version DroidCam Wireless WebCam.

DroidCam Wireless Webcam has been developed by Dev47, an emerging developer who has just launched this app (and its free version) in the market.

This is one of those app that makes us save some money by adding new functionalities of our Android. Some points need to be improved and some bugs fixed but we think developers are on the right track.

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Developer's original description available here
DroidCamX turns your Android device into a wireless webcam, letting you chat on Skype, Google+, and other programs.

You can also use DroidCamX as an IP, or Surveillance, Camera via your Internet browser virtually on all networks. Use it as a pet cam, spy cam, or a security camera.

The app works with a PC Client component that installs the webcam drivers, and connects the computer with the Android device. Windows or Linux clients are available, simply visit www.dev47apps.com on your computer to download, install, and get more info on usage.
It is recommended that you try the FREE version of DroidCam first to make sure everything works (PC client is same for both versions).

DroidCamX features:
- Chat using "DroidCam Webcam" on your computer, including Sound and Picture.
- Connect over Wifi or USB* cable.
- High-resolution video support (including 720p streaming in HD Mode).
- Surveillance/IP Camera MJPEG access (access camera via your browser or from another phone/tablet/etc).
- Camera controls: camera flash, auto focus, zoom and more.
- Save still frames to SD Card on mobile device, or on PC via Windows Client.
- Extended controls on the Windows Client: Mirror, Flip, Brightens, Contrast, etc.
- Simple and efficient: Designed to save battery and space as much as possible!

A bargain compared to actual webcams sold in store!

Note: If the Play Store fails to download or verify the app (license), log on to your Google Wallet account, Cancel the order and try again.

* USB connection may require additional setup.

Recently changed in this version

Version 6.0
Dropped support for older (pre Android 4.0 KitKat) devices, to take advantage of newer camera features resulting in improved video quality and frame rates.
Updated design and layout.
Removed all Bluetooth related code.
Many other simplifications.

Windows Client v6.0 also available at www.dev47apps.com with further improvements and important bug fixes. Updating the Client is optional but highly recommended to take advantage of the improvements.


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Comments and ratings for DroidCamX Wireless Webcam Pro
  • (46)

    by agarwaltarun23 on 09/09/2013

    Give a link on rss http://androidapps4pc.com/

  • (46)

    by Torrance McCants on 23/05/2015

    It's fast, but has a frame rate lower than 30fps and no option to configure it. Other than that, it's probably great for most people, but not for me.

  • (46)

    by Ahmed Elhabashy on 13/05/2015

    Please refund my money back if you please

  • (46)

    by Chad Zigler on 29/04/2015

    when i go on a website with it, it triples me , transparent me as well and has lines goin across all the way down. i installed the new droid cam 5.0 on my computer. main window is fine til i open it up in a website and bam, be zoomed in, triple the footage by over lappin with transparent, also lines. how to fix it? thanks

  • (46)

    by Dan B on 05/04/2015

    I'm on WiFi, I'm connected to the internet, but it keeps telling me that it can verify the license. It used to work at one point, but not anymore. Completely useless

  • (46)

    by Jason Pyke on 01/04/2015

    Great to use smart phone camera as virtual teather to desktop computer. Then allow apps like Zoom, Skype, oovvoo to use the cam

  • (46)

    by Lucian Grec on 29/03/2015

    Paid 3.7 euros for this bullshit must be the worst app for camera, does not work in medium or low light

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