How to Record Your Webcam for Work/School/Entertainment or Upload on the internet


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Jun 30, 2011
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Do you need to record from a webcam to send a video message to colleagues, friends or family, to record a video presentation for work or school, or to upload and broadcast a video file over the Internet? This is a quick and easy way to record and send video captured from your webcam with Camersoft Webcam Recorder. Also, you can share your photos with Facebook by taking quick pictures.
This webcam recorder is a powerful and professional webcam capture software and works like a DV or VCR to record videos for you, only a webcam (could support internal camera, USB webcam, or other cam devices) connected to your PC is needed. It will record webcam video into AVI files and you could play them on your PC whenever you want. It could also enable you to change your webcam effect, add more effects to your webcam video recording.
Follow the steps below to record your webcam:
Step 1: Free download and install Camersoft Webcam Recorder from:
Step 2: Run it and select source webcam by “Select Webcam” button. Click “Record” button to begin recording and finish it when you want by “Stop” button.

a. You can take snapshot if you like the current image during record video.
Just click the button, the image will be saved and you can click the "Open Folder" button to open your picture.
b. You can add effects to your webcam with “Effect Mode” button. This recorder provides many of fantastic effects on your webcam.
For example, if you want to add "Butterfly", you may select "“Animations" and click "Butterfly" picture, then the effect will be added.
If you want to change a scene, you could select "Senses", and click the picture which you want to have, then the sense will be changed.
On the other function, if you want to delete the effects, you may select one and click “Delete” button or Click "Clear All" button to clear all of effects.
c. You can doodle on your webcam by “Paint Mode” button.
Step 3: After recording, you could handle the files freely: play with video players which have been installed on your computer. You just need click the "Open folder" button and the folder will be opened. The default save path is C:\CamersoftOutput. But you can click the "Change Folder" button and select a location on your computer for the output video files.
Once completes the video recording, you can upload your video clips to YouTube or other video websites. Camersoft Video Converter can help you to convert your recorded videos between all popular formats: MP4, AVI, WMV, MOV, FLV, MP3, AAC, etc. Now, visit its user guide from: How to use Camersoft Video Converter to finish your converting easily.