I'm looking for a freeware/opensource application which allows me to:
- access my webcam
- record directly from my webcam (including sound!)
Editing is not necessary, I'll do it with VirtualDub.
Windows Movie Maker (here's a portable version with all the goodies incl. webcam capturing)
ManyCam is very popular, handy if you want to add nice effects to your webcam.
both programs are freeware.
There's WebCam Recorder.
I've not used it, but from the description it seems to do everything you want.
However, this blog post (while plugging some other recorder) states:
so you might not need to install anything else.