Free Webcam Recorder

Free Webcam Recorder

Download Editors' Rating:
2.5
Average
Average User Rating:
3.8
out of 51 votes

Quick Specs

  • Version:
    1.0
  • Total Downloads:
    345,497
  • Date Added:
    Sep. 24, 2014
  • Price:
    Free
  • File Size:
    744.14KB
  • Downloads Last Week:
    6,818
  • Platform:
    Windows
  • Product ranking:

Editors' Review

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Free Webcam Recorder records and produces video in six different formats using your Webcam. You can also take still pictures with this fast application, but routine crashes and lack of support may discourage you from continued use.

Pros

Excellent, accessible recording: Free Webcam Recorder supports MP4, WMV, FLV, AVI, MPG, and MOV file types, so you will always be able to share and view your videos. All video formats, as well as the still pictures, retained the quality of our native Webcam.

Easy to use: This application is very basic in its design and layout. There are only four main buttons needed for use, and a short, informative guide is located on the bottom of the screen that explains how to use the program.

Cons

No support: Free Webcam Recorder provides a link to its Web site, but no support options were available other than a standard email address. The how-to guide included with the application is sufficient, but there are no options for further advanced questions.

Frequent instability: Our test recordings always resulted in Free Webcam Recorder ceasing to work. Videos were still saved, but the regular crashes slowed down the recording process tremendously.

Bottom Line

Free Webcam Recorder does exactly what it is meant to do, and we see it as a good tool that needs a little more work. Similar applications, like Fotofriend, give you access to special effects during recording. This would be a great addition to Free Webcam Recorder, in our opinion. We recommend you only download Free Webcam Recorder if you can handle the routine instability; otherwise, please explore more helpful programs.

 
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User Reviews
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5 stars

"Recorder for all purposes."

February 06, 2015  |  By leighagarl

 |  Version: Free Webcam Recorder 1.0

Pros

I often use the webcam recorder software which I have downloaded without any cost. The recording is done seamlessly and the output quality is good.

Cons

You have to go through many tutorials to understand the working of the tool and in case of multiple cams, there can be a problem.

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5 stars

"Useful Tool to Record Videos"

January 27, 2015  |  By AnthonySandoval

 |  Version: Free Webcam Recorder 1.0

Pros

I have used this tool and can say it is quite a useful one. The tool can play videos in different formats which is a good feature. Secondly it is very easy to use. One need not worry about being technically sound to use this tool. Even a layman can use this webcam recorder with ease.

Cons

Experienced crashes once a while. Otherwise this is a good tool.

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5 stars

"Webcam to capture movies."

January 23, 2015  |  By marcelandre

 |  Version: Free Webcam Recorder 1.0

Pros

Now I can record videos using the web cam in my desktop. It is very easy with a few clicks. The app offers many tutorials and the basic steps which are so simple for a novice user.

Cons

The app works in all system configurations and is quite simple to install.

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5 stars

"Powerful tool."

January 15, 2015  |  By willahazlewood

 |  Version: Free Webcam Recorder 1.0

Pros

This simple tool can easily record video images from the webcam. The Free webcam recorder is simply remarkable with its simple features and ease of use. It can be installed easily with a few simple steps. The tool is ideal for beginners and professionals alike.

Cons

Quite satisfactory but it could include more features.

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1 stars

"A joke and download had malware"

December 24, 2014  |  By Kruiser

 |  Version: Free Webcam Recorder 1.0

Pros

Allows you to use your webcam

Cons

Low quality video. Has malware in the download. Downloaded right from CNET and had Vosteran, Sweetpacks, and Digihelp malware in the download.

Summary

Stay away from this download!

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5 stars

"Record videos for free."

December 16, 2014  |  By timmarkha

 |  Version: Free Webcam Recorder 1.0

Pros

I can now record my favorite and precious moments for free using this awesome software.| The software is very simple to use and can record and share the videos very easily.

Cons

The interface can be made much more beautiful and it would be great if I can upgrade the quality of recording.

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5 stars

"The finest webcam recorder for any reason."

December 10, 2014  |  By RoryevMcate

 |  Version: Free Webcam Recorder 1.0

Pros

It is easy and simple to perform recording with this webcam recorder and also possible to take a few clicks of any location. Being easy in installation with excellent features, this makes my system good in use and have images, record files to use when I am in need of it.

Cons

No flaws and convenient to use for a clear work.

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1 stars

"How is this even legal? Viruses everywhere"

September 28, 2014  |  By kloogens

 |  Version: Free Webcam Recorder 1.0

Pros

None, this is another virus delivery system provided by the a**holes at Cnet

Cons

None, this is another virus delivery system provided by the a**holes at Cnet

Summary

I WILL NEVER DOWNLOAD FROM YOUR SITE EVER AGAIN.

I WILL ENCOURAGE EVERYONE TO AVOID THIS SITE.

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1 stars

"DO NOT DOWNLOAD! FULL OF VIRUSES!"

September 08, 2014  |  By Bob4744

 |  Version: Free Webcam Recorder 1.0

Pros

Installer contains 10 viruses including VOPackage, Systweak, Goobzo, pastaleads, SearchModule, YTAHelper, MyPC Backup, RegClean Pro, RocketTab, and YouTube Accelerator. Had to use a combination of Sandboxie, Autoruns, Process Explorer, and Safe Mode to delete them all. The viruses installed a system driver, system services, scheduled tasks, and startup registry keys. The viruses changed the homepages and default search engines in all my browsers, and set up a proxy so that I could not access the Internet after I deleted the programs. Avoid this installer at all costs! Skill needed to uninstall all of this c-rap if you install it accidentally: VERY ADVANCED. After this experience I will not be downloading CNET programs anymore. I recommend Fil-eHippo instead.

Cons

Installer contains 10 viruses including VOPackage, Systweak, Goobzo, pastaleads, SearchModule, YTAHelper, MyPC Backup, RegClean Pro, RocketTab, and YouTube Accelerator. Had to use a combination of Sandboxie, Autoruns, Process Explorer, and Safe Mode to delete them all. The viruses installed a system driver, system services, scheduled tasks, and startup registry keys. The viruses changed the homepages and default search engines in all my browsers, and set up a proxy so that I could not access the Internet after I deleted the programs. Avoid this installer at all costs! Skill needed to uninstall all of this c-rap if you install it accidentally: VERY ADVANCED. After this experience I will not be downloading CNET programs anymore. I recommend Fil-eHippo instead.

Summary

Installer contains 10 viruses including VOPackage, Systweak, Goobzo, pastaleads, SearchModule, YTAHelper, MyPC Backup, RegClean Pro, RocketTab, and YouTube Accelerator. Had to use a combination of Sandboxie, Autoruns, Process Explorer, and Safe Mode to delete them all. The viruses installed a system driver, system services, scheduled tasks, and startup registry keys. The viruses changed the homepages and default search engines in all my browsers, and set up a proxy so that I could not access the Internet after I deleted the programs. Avoid this installer at all costs! Skill needed to uninstall all of this c-rap if you install it accidentally: VERY ADVANCED. After this experience I will not be downloading CNET programs anymore. I recommend Fil-eHippo instead.

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1 stars

"Malware Installer"

August 14, 2014  |  By Pooua

 |  Version: Free Webcam Recorder 1.0

Pros

I don't care.

Cons

After I installed this software, Google Chrome filled the bottom of my screen with several pop-up ads, including video and sound. Even after I uninstalled this software, the ads persist. I cannot get rid of the popups. If I find out who is responsible, I will prosecute them to the full extent I am able.

Summary

Don't install this piece of garbage!

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Full Specifications

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General
Publisher Free Picture Resizer
Publisher web site http://www.freepicturesolutions.com
Release Date February 09, 2015
Date Added September 24, 2014
Version 1.0
Category
Category Communications
Subcategory Webcam Software
Operating Systems
Operating Systems Windows 7, Windows 2000, Windows XP, Windows 98, Windows Vista, Windows NT, Windows Me, Windows, Windows 8, Windows 2003, Windows Server 2008
Additional Requirements None
Download Information
File Size 744.14KB
File Name webcamrecorder_setup.exe
Popularity
Total Downloads 345,497
Downloads Last Week 6,818
Pricing
License Model Free
Limitations Not available
Price Free

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