The webcam should come with a USB cable that will connect it to your computer (except if you have a wireless version).
Step 4: The webcam package includes a CD containing important software. The set-up program should run automatically, but if it doesn’t, click Start and then My Computer.
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You can also download the essential versions of Photo Director, Power2Go and You Cam.
Webcams come in all shapes and sizes, and vary from basic models to more complicated ones that come with extra gadgets such as motion detectors. Make sure that the one you choose has a built-in microphone if you want to use your webcam for chatting to friends and relatives.
Step 3: Make sure you have everything to hand that you’ll need to complete your installation.
It saves your videos in the AVI format, supports an arbitrary resolution setting, allows you to set up audio and video compression codecs and use installed Direct Show filters, you can crop the video before capturing, schedule a capture at preset times, etc. Capture Flux can capture from devices connected through a firewire (including DV camcorders) or USB link (such as a USB webcam) as well as video acquisition cards.
You can also capture audio only or video only if you wish.
Supported file formats include the native format of the device, WMV, AVI, WAV, Div X, etc.
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The software listed on this page allow you to record video from your capture card, video cameras (videocams), webcam, or other video capture devices.
Most, if not all, of these software will be able to use the free video codecs installed on your system to create good quality compressed video files.