How to Use Android Phone as Wireless HD Webcam for Laptop & Computer

Android Phone HD Webcam

Are you one among them who wish  to roam around and video chat? Or do you want to your Android phone to take additional charge as Mr. webcam? Well, there is an app for that. If you own an Android phone or device with a pretty decent camera then you can use it with computer for video chatting over wireless networks. Awesome!

DroidCam for Android is a free app that can convert your Android Phone & device to a wireless cam. Droidcam works over WiFi and streams your phone’s camera output to your computer. This app works well with chat apps like Skype, Yahoo! Messenger, Windows Messenger etc. If your Android phone supports HD resolution video capturing  then it can be used as portable HD webcam for computer. DroidCam supports or works with Windows and Linux machines.

Once after installing DroidCam app on Android phone head over to laptop/ computer to install the DroidCam desktop app. Launch the DroidCam app on phone and wait for it to connect to desktop client. For detailed steps on how to configure DroidCam with IM chat apps click the links below. Support for Mac is in pipeline.

Steps to install DroidCam on Windows PC – Link


Steps to install DroidCam on Linux machines – Link


Droidcam Android App

Download DroidCam for Android Phones now

PS: No audio support at the time of drafting this post.

Comments

  1. SmartCam is available now for Android Froyo from http://sourceforge.net/projects/smartcam

    Works with Wifi and/or bluetooth. PC versions available for both Linux and Windows.

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