ArcSoft WebCam Companion User Reviews

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  • 5.0 stars

    "DISCOUNT COUPON found today"

    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.
    And I've found good discount here:
    www.best-software-discounts.com/arcsoft-webcam-companion.htm

    Cons

    None so far.

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  • 2.0 stars

    "Does not run well in Win 7"

    April 3, 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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  • 4.0 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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  • 4.0 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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  • 5.0 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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  • 1.0 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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  • 5.0 stars

    "Fun to work with and good interface."

    August 4, 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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  • 5.0 stars

    "works well with windows 7 64 bit"

    July 1, 2011  |   By ekrinsky1

    Version: ArcSoft WebCam Companion 4.0

    Pros

    Keep up the good work !

    Cons

    None None None

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  • 1.0 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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  • 1.0 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 -------------------
    >
    > 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
    >
    > 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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