ArcSoft WebCam Companion

ArcSoft WebCam Companion

Average User Rating:
3.2
out of 29 votes

Quick Specs

  • Version:
    2
  • Total Downloads:
    687,864
  • Date Added:
    September 24, 2008
  • File Size:
    75.2MB
  • Downloads Last Week:
    1,925
  • Operating Systems:
    Windows 2000/XP

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5 stars

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June 24, 2014  |  By RonnyAtkinson

 |  Version: ArcSoft WebCam Companion 4.0

Pros

This is very easy to use and will you can record videos of yourself with your webcam from your computer without going online and save them as well.
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Cons

None so far.

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2 stars

"Does not run well in Win 7"

April 03, 2014  |  By tejasmed

 |  Version: ArcSoft WebCam Companion 4.0

Pros

Not much to like

Cons

Was included with webcam. Only portions of program will work in Win 7. When recording, the video is not in sync with sound. When you try to click on camera controls, the system crashes.

Summary

Totally unusable in Win 7 to be a reliable video or sound recorder. As far as any effects? Bloat ware They have a long way to go to make this worth spending any money for.

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4 stars

"windows can be resized."

August 26, 2013  |  By Gigabyte11

 |  Version: ArcSoft WebCam Companion 4.0

Pros

Works with my camera.

Cons

not free. Price isn't too bad, though.

Summary

I needed this software to replace the webcam software that came with my camera, which couldn't be resized.

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4 stars

"Decent, originally came with laptop, upgrade better."

January 31, 2012  |  By Joe-Daddy4200

 |  Version: ArcSoft WebCam Companion 4.0

Pros

better than old version in every way, though i rarely use either

Cons

My cam is a built-in VAIO laptop camera, no good either way you look at it, no matter what software I use it with.

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5 stars

"A Lot of Fun in a Simple, Straightforward Package"

November 25, 2011  |  By swanjame

 |  Version: ArcSoft WebCam Companion 4.0

Pros

I have had more that a few laughs in the few days that I have had this program. Works great with Windows 7 64-bit.

Cons

No cons. Oh, the basic version is what I have, but I am strongly tempted to pay the additional $20.00 for the add-on features. The total package is a bit pricey but what the heck.

Summary

I got Arcsoft Showbiz 3.5 (an obsolete program) bundled with a video capture device. The purchase led to a good deal on this program. The Showbiz 3.5 is a solid little program that does the job, so I decided to jump on the WebCam Companion 4.0 offer. I'm glad I did.

Updated on Apr 29, 2012

I enjoy the basic Webcam Companion but the extra-cost add-on, Magic-I, will not run on my Windows 7 system. Multiple reinstallations, and multiple conversations with Arcsoft, have been fruitless. Magic-I has been, for me, a waste of time and money.

Jim

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1 stars

"update to my software"

October 28, 2011  |  By jallywally

 |  Version: ArcSoft WebCam Companion 4.0

Pros

it was an upgrade

Cons

it was only a tryout

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5 stars

"Fun to work with and good interface."

August 04, 2011  |  By EONELISATION

 |  Version: ArcSoft WebCam Companion 4.0

Pros

Neat Software
Tidy
Doesn't keep alerting you on startup
Good Interface, Easy to understand

Cons

It would've been better if it had more update and with special packages.

Summary

This companion is very useful for editing your webcam's settings while talking face-to-face with someone. Other companions (or some other) require you to not be using the webcam or else you would not be able to set up your webcam (gamma, saturation,etc.) while talking to someone or using it.

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5 stars

"works well with windows 7 64 bit"

July 01, 2011  |  By ekrinsky1

 |  Version: ArcSoft WebCam Companion 4.0

Pros

Keep up the good work !

Cons

None None None

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1 stars

"i would stay away from this download"

June 21, 2011  |  By momike666

 |  Version: ArcSoft WebCam Companion 4.0

Pros

im not sure that ive encountered any yet

Cons

this program has the worst picture quality, and has very limited effects,.. and i dont like it

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1 stars

"arcsoft web companion 3"

April 29, 2011  |  By ianmccully

 |  Version: ArcSoft WebCam Companion 4.0

Pros

at least ten characters as there is nothing good or bad it is sh&^%

Cons

none it is absolutely a waste of time

Summary

Imho stay clear of this piece of sh^%$ as you will be better off getting yamcam or something other than this , as i had it on windows 7 and all i was getting was a video of me but a high pitched screeching behind the video , so it was no use , emailed customer service and they asked me to make sure i had installed it correctly lol if i didnt it wouldnt have worked in the first place but as the guy or lass above said about customer service i agree 100% imho we should vote with our feet or money as when they dont make money then they will sit up and take notice and fix the problem they have with this software.

stay clear you have been warned

this is what i received from the customer services department

ear Ian,

thank you for contacting us.

Can you please tel us more about your problem?

Make sure that is propely isntalled.

Try on an other PC.

Kind regards,
Tania Jimenez
Customer Care Operator

I: www.trust.com

> -----Original Message-----
> From: ianmccully@gmail.com [mailto:ianmccully@gmail.com]
> Sent: zondag 16 januari 2011 22:11
> To: support-en
> Subject: Trust 1101-1621-1112 - EN - 16530 - Widescreen HD Webcam [pfCase:130076, pfTicket:5177009]
>
> -- USER -------------------
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> Reason : Other
> Email : ianmccully@gmail.com
> Date : 1/16/2011
> Time : 10:11 PM
> OS: Windows 7
> Artnr : 16530
> Descr : Widescreen HD Webcam
> Ref.no : 1101-1621-1112
>
> -- INFORMATION ------------
>
> Hi
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> I am trying to make a video on web companion 3 which isn't letting me do this, i only get a buzzing when i play my video back , please can you tell me what is wrong thanks for all your help
>
> appreciated
>
> thanks
>
> ian

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Full Specifications

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What's new in version 2
Version 2 includes unspecified updates.
General
Publisher ArcSoft
Publisher web site http://www.arcsoft.com
Release Date September 24, 2008
Date Added September 24, 2008
Version 2
Category
Category Video Software
Subcategory Video Capture Software
Operating Systems
Operating Systems Windows 2000, Windows, Windows XP
Additional Requirements Windows 2000/XP
Download Information
File Size 75.2MB
File Name webcamcompanion4_retail_tbyb_all.exe
Popularity
Total Downloads 687,864
Downloads Last Week 1,925
Pricing
License Model Free to try
Limitations 15-day trial
Price $39.99

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