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10 ManyCam Alternatives

Updated on December 28, 2019
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Manycam is computer software that enables video connections. One can use a webcam and other video applications through Manycam. It allows chatting, sharing files and socializing with other users. Many users can connect simultaneously using Manycam. You can also take live lectures using this software. It operates on multiple systems like personal computers, macbooks, mobiles, tablets and other electronic gadgets used for communication. In addition, it can help record high-quality videos. For streaming the videos on various platforms simultaneously, Manycam is a good tool. Special effects and filters are also present in this software that add radiance to the videos.

In laptops, there are different softwares already downloaded for video and image editing and creation. If not, then there are many alternatives for Manycam, of which many are online. Various softwares and applications are used other than Manycam to serve video purposes. These include:

  1. Handbrake
  2. YawCam
  3. VimeoLivestream
  4. Moovly
  5. Celtx
  6. WebcamMax
  7. Splitcam
  8. Wideo
  9. CamTwist
  10. YouCam

1. Handbrake

It is used to convert videos from other formats to MKV format or MP4. It is used after the production of the video and it is very safe to use. You will the Handbrake can be used for Mac, Windows as well as Linux. It is written in Objective-C, C, and C#. Handbrake uses hardware encoders like Intel QSV, Nvidia NVENC and AMD VCE for a better quality of videos and higher speed. For ripping and conversion of video files from a DVD or other sources to work on different storage devices, Handbrake is a good option. The ripping or conversion time of videos varies with the length of the video. If its time duration is long, it will take more time to get converted or ripped. Similarly, it also depends on which device the video is being ripped.

2. YawCam

YawCam is an abbreviation for Yet Another Webcam. It is a webcam software and it is written in Java. It offers multiple features to its users. Some of the most useful features include online announcements for people, video streaming, motion detection, and image and text overlays. It also has options for multiple languages and provides password protection. For time-lapse films, Yawcam is one of the most ideal software. It works of Windows XP, Windows 7, Windows 8, Windows 10 and Vista. Another advantage of YawCam is that its downloading is free of cost. It is also used for uploading via Ftp. The software allows the conversion of an image to a movie too.Live streaming can also be watched through your android server by downloading YawCam in your device.

3. Vimeo Livestream

You can use VimeoLivestream for broadcasting live videos. It can be done using a phone or a computer. Livestream supports Android, Roku, iOS, Apple Tv and Web. You can go live using Livestream through your phone. Once you are live, you can also track the performance. As for its payment, it offers different plans starting from an economical price. Initially, Vimeo was used for streaming of different concerts and news channels. After that, people started to use this software for multiple purposes. It has strong integrations and provides high-quality video streaming. You can add your own choice of colors to the video and embed it anywhere in 1080 print with the aid of VimeoLivestream. You can sync Vimeo up with your dropbox to keep safe all the videos you edit.

4. Moovly

Moovly is an online application and not a software. It can be used in place of Manycam as it allows a person to create videos from scratch for different purposes. Marketing, business, learning, communication and entertainment, all can have video streaming done using Moovly. This application has multiple features. One of the key features is animation. Most of the commonly-used video applications and software do nothave this quality. You can customize fonts, templates and colors of the video in this app. It does not only allow webcam recording but also enables you to perform screen recording. The quality of the videos stay good too. There is a Moovly gallery too where you can save your published or downloaded videos. When you upload your own images, texts and videos, Moovly permit you to combine those with different media stuff in the gallery.

5. Celtx

For free screen writing, video creation and online TV and film production, Celtx is the solution. It is a pre-production software and uses JavaScript. It works for the creation of images, videos, films, movies, games, stage plays, documentaries, and podcasts.Its manifold features include script editing too. It is used for creating new scripts or editing the previously, made scripts. Files can be imported to other devices using Celtx. Celtx is used as an alternative for Manycam because videos can be created from scratch, edited and organized suing this application. It works fine with iPhone, iPad and Android systems. Apart from scripts, reports and sheets can also be produced through this application. Another important feature of Celtx is its revision mode. You can edit further the scripts using this mode. This helps in error-free production.

6. Webcam Max

It works on all webcam platforms including Skype, Yahoo Messenger, Paltalk, Camfrog, Ustream, ICQ, YouTube, Windows Live Messenger, etc. you can add multiple sources with images and videos. WebcamMax is downloaded for video broadcasting on different platforms. One of the most common areas for uploading videos is Youtube. WebcamMax works even without a real webcam through other sites. It is famous for its multiplicity of effects. You can add various effects to the videos and images you want to edit. The effects include animation, background, accessories, emotions, distortions and faces effects. Different frames and filters are also available for pictures. Screenshots can be captured too. Painting options for pictures and videos add color to them. Video recorder in WebcamMax helps to record the whole video or parts of it which can be later on uploaded.

7. Splitcam

Just like Manycam, Splitcam allows the webcam to work for different platforms. You can talk to different clients using this software. Moreover, videos made using this software are brighter than videos made using the normal camera of the phone. You can stream your videos online on Facebook, Youtube, and other famous sites through Splitcam. It allows you access to different effects and filters. Two or more filters can be used at the same time in the video to make it look more interesting. The fun of the video editing increases when effects like retro, black and white and filters of other varieties are added. Supposing you sit in a room with no lights, you can spruce up the whole picture or video by the additional factor of backgrounds. Beaches, oceans, starry skies, gardens and many other backgrounds can be made a part of the scene by Splitcam.

8. Wideo

Wideo allows the users to create, edit and broadcast their videos. Its major use to make animated videos. The animation effect is best added using this platform. Once the video is created, it can be uploaded directly on Facebook and YouTube. Wideo is a video software used for businesses. It has more serious use than casual utilization. It enables screen-sharing and splitting and merging of videos. Different texts and templates are also edited in Wideo. The resolution of the videos and pictures edited or created in Wideo is fine. The quality stays good even while online uploading.

9. CamTwist

CamTwist is used for streaming online videos and pictures as well as still photos and desktop. It usually gives the output of 720p but the output can be altered too. CamTwist has easy-to-use tools for editing the videos. It enables desktop sharing with other users. In addition, it lets one take a picture within a picture or screen-record the whole transaction. There are functional tools as well as customized effects in CamTwist. Pre-recorded videos can be worked on, picture-in-picture videos can be made and inter-mixing of new and recorded videos can done using CamTwist. Screen recording of your desktop and then sharing it with others through different sites is a different feature than ManyCam. It is an additional feature present in CamTwist.

10. YouCam

In order to convert your webcam into a live video streaming platform, use YouCam. It is used for both android and iOS devices. It allows working on manifold video streaming sites. Once the pictures are edited, they take only a few seconds to get uploaded on the desired site. Special effects and filters are added to the videos using this program. It is not a large-scale platform but it works fine as it provides high-quality video resolution. It gives an output of 1080p. For the enhancement of the video chats, messages, and recordings, YouCam offers multiple avatars and a variety of animated effects as well. The multi-face detection feature is an additional factor in YouCam.

As enlisted above, ManyCam has diverse substitutes. Some have more advantages than Manycam while some lack specific features that are present in Manycam. If for some reason, you cannot use Manycam, you should try the above-given list of software and applications. If you have any other ManyCam alternatives that you think should be on this list, then please mention them in the comments below for future readers to pick up and check out. Plus, we will go ahead and test them out as well to see if they are worth adding or replacing any of the ManyCam competitors above as well.

Of course, let us know if you have any questions with regards to any of the alternatives of ManyCam and we will be more than happy to help you as best as we can. Simply leave your questions about any of the camera software aspects below in the questions and answers section and we will do our best to get back to you there.

This content is accurate and true to the best of the author’s knowledge and is not meant to substitute for formal and individualized advice from a qualified professional.

© 2019 Bradley Morrison


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