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Is there some simple software, that can only take pictures (or take pictures and shoot video) from webcam?

I'm looking for single-purpose simple application, not some complicated streaming/broadcasting solutions.

Is there any freeware app that does just that?

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What operating system? –  zimmer62 Jun 10 '10 at 14:31
What web cam? Surely when you bought it, it came with software, or is it integrated in your notebook? –  JL. Jun 10 '10 at 14:32
The software which comes with webcam is awful and too overloaded with features, graphics... It's too complicated. –  Vasiliy Borovyak Jun 10 '10 at 14:34
It came with software, but that doesn't work on my current operating system, Windows 7. Also, Vasiliy Borovyak is right. –  tomp Jun 10 '10 at 20:05

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Webcam Timershot

This PowerToy lets you take pictures at specified time intervals from a Webcam connected to your computer and save them to a location that you designate.

Can be found here:


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Try this site


interesting demo they have.. it will capture for you and give you a link where you can download that image.

Requires flash

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there is a simple solution to your problem... try this link http://tucows.com/preview/502646

I hope this will solve your problem. good luck

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