Camera for Windows 10



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Basic picture taking

Camera for Windows 10 by Microsoft is a free programme to provide a simple alternative app for the webcam. You can use it to take pictures and record videos with the built-in camera on your Windows PC. The app regularly updates to work with the latest version of the Windows operating systems.



There is little that the software has to offer beyond taking pictures. The Camera does let you record anything that happens when the webcam is turned on, so you can tape the video calls that you have or turn your computer into a recorder.

It can work on anything that is running Windows 10. Tablets and phones are options when using this programme. The Xbox One can use it as well.

Simple installation and use

Once you download the Camera app, you will have to install it and give it permissions to access your webcam. After that, you can open it. The user interface is straightforward, given that the app is basic. 

It features an intuitive design with buttons that display what they do. It does also offer a few extra choices in settings that let you play with the brightness of the cam or contrast.


It is not hard to beat the Windows Camera app in terms of features. YouCam 9 definitely does. While it lacks the simplicity of the Microsoft app, it makes up for it in the number of options it gives you.

You can choose from a wide selection of editing tools and filters. In addition, AR options and live animations spice up the programme.

Debut Video Capture Software is a free alternative title that is made for those interested in the technical side. The interface is unattractive, but it offers various options and the ability to export files in formats like MKV and FLV.

Nothing special

Overall, Camera for Windows 10 is not a software that is worth the download. It doesn’t add any value to your experience with your webcam. Its competition offers better features. The basic cam programme on your computer should be able to handle all your basic needs, and if you need more than that, another app would be a better answer.

Camera for Windows 10 6.2.8 for Windows
  • Windows 8,
  • Windows 10
Available languages:
  • English,
  • German,
  • French,
  • Japanese,
  • Chinese
Date added:
Friday, July 3rd 2020

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