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Looking for an alternative to YAWCAM!

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Looking for an alternative to YAWCAM!

Post by geoffw » Mon 01 Jun 2015 5:36 pm

Yawcam will no longer start on my PC. It is telling me it needs Java 1.7 not the 1.8 I now have installed. Also I understand it is no longer being developed.

So any suggestions for an alternative?
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Re: Looking for an alternative to YAWCAM!

Post by water01 » Mon 01 Jun 2015 6:19 pm

Well I use ConquerCam after I got fed up with YawCam failing on me http://www.theill.com/conquercam/

I can recommend it. It is not free but it is only $19.95.
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Re: Looking for an alternative to YAWCAM!

Post by geoffw » Mon 01 Jun 2015 7:49 pm

water01 wrote:Well I use ConquerCam after I got fed up with YawCam failing on me http://www.theill.com/conquercam/

I can recommend it. It is not free but it is only $19.95.
Thanks, I've downloaded it and set it up. Will try it out for the 30 day test period. Certainly simpler than Yawcam to get running...
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Re: Looking for an alternative to YAWCAM!

Post by nitrx » Mon 01 Jun 2015 8:41 pm

Contacam is free too just saw it's update flash is gone now and mp4 has come in place (more compatible haven't tried it , will do soon but first vacantion to Spain Yippee!

oeps the url http://www.contaware.com/contacam.html I need something on the rasperri pi 2

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Re: Looking for an alternative to YAWCAM!

Post by ace2 » Tue 02 Jun 2015 1:55 am

SebecTec IP Time lapse is other great product as well(not free) but does a lot.
The other alternative is to create your own as I have done, but its a lot of work.
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Re: Looking for an alternative to YAWCAM!

Post by fefele » Tue 02 Jun 2015 4:54 pm

Hello guys. first, Show me the section of the forum to announce my participation. thanks;).
nitrx wrote:Contacam is free too just saw it's update flash is gone now and mp4 has come in place (more compatible haven't tried it , will do soon but first vacantion to Spain Yippee!
oeps the url http://www.contaware.com/contacam.html I need something on the rasperri pi 2

I read your post and I downloaded the sw ContaCam. also I have used for a long time Yawcam extraordinary and revolutionary, but unfortunately no longer in development. then he supported only one device at a time and I want to use two identical devices (logitech quickcam express go).

ContaCam seems very simple, you can tell me if I can use it with two webcams ?? Thank you.

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Re: Looking for an alternative to YAWCAM!

Post by Chesh25380 » Wed 17 Jun 2015 7:51 am

geoffw wrote:Yawcam will no longer start on my PC. It is telling me it needs Java 1.7 not the 1.8 I now have installed. Also I understand it is no longer being developed.

So any suggestions for an alternative?

Geoff

Try WebcamXP -

http://www.webcamxp.com/home.aspx

Works with all windows versions (XP onwards)- I'm currently using it on Win 7 - 64bit , it's free and has a lot of features - it will FTP to your website , the only small caveat is that it places a small watermark on the image (bottom left hand corner)

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Re: Looking for an alternative to YAWCAM!

Post by Unit-53 » Wed 17 Jun 2015 12:56 pm

I read your post and I downloaded the sw ContaCam. also I have used for a long time Yawcam extraordinary and revolutionary, but unfortunately no longer in development. then he supported only one device at a time and I want to use two identical devices (logitech quickcam express go).

ContaCam seems very simple, you can tell me if I can use it with two webcams ?? Thank you.[/quote]



You can use two or more cams with ContaCam.....
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