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Downloads of v 8.8.0:


Last Update:

07 Mar 2021

Package Maintainer(s):

Software Author(s):

  • Gonzalo Exequiel Pedone


admin webcam virtual-camera desktop-capturing


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8.8.0 | Updated: 07 Mar 2021



Downloads of v 8.8.0:



Software Author(s):

  • Gonzalo Exequiel Pedone

Webcamoid 8.8.0

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All Checks are Passing

3 Passing Tests

Validation Testing Passed

Verification Testing Passed


Scan Testing Successful:

No detections found in any package files

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Deployment Method: Individual Install, Upgrade, & Uninstall

To install Webcamoid, run the following command from the command line or from PowerShell:


To upgrade Webcamoid, run the following command from the command line or from PowerShell:


To uninstall Webcamoid, run the following command from the command line or from PowerShell:


Deployment Method:


This applies to both open source and commercial editions of Chocolatey.

1. Enter Your Internal Repository Url

(this should look similar to

2. Setup Your Environment

1. Ensure you are set for organizational deployment

Please see the organizational deployment guide

2. Get the package into your environment

  • Open Source or Commercial:
    • Proxy Repository - Create a proxy nuget repository on Nexus, Artifactory Pro, or a proxy Chocolatey repository on ProGet. Point your upstream to Packages cache on first access automatically. Make sure your choco clients are using your proxy repository as a source and NOT the default community repository. See source command for more information.
    • You can also just download the package and push it to a repository Download

3. Copy Your Script

choco upgrade webcamoid -y --source="'INTERNAL REPO URL'" [other options]

See options you can pass to upgrade.

See best practices for scripting.

Add this to a PowerShell script or use a Batch script with tools and in places where you are calling directly to Chocolatey. If you are integrating, keep in mind enhanced exit codes.

If you do use a PowerShell script, use the following to ensure bad exit codes are shown as failures:

choco upgrade webcamoid -y --source="'INTERNAL REPO URL'" 

Write-Verbose "Exit code was $exitCode"
$validExitCodes = @(0, 1605, 1614, 1641, 3010)
if ($validExitCodes -contains $exitCode) {
  Exit 0

Exit $exitCode

- name: Install webcamoid
    name: webcamoid
    version: '8.8.0'
    state: present

See docs at

chocolatey_package 'webcamoid' do
  action    :install
  source   'INTERNAL REPO URL'
  version  '8.8.0'

See docs at

cChocoPackageInstaller webcamoid
    Name     = "webcamoid"
    Version  = "8.8.0"
    Source   = "INTERNAL REPO URL"

Requires cChoco DSC Resource. See docs at

package { 'webcamoid':
  ensure   => '8.8.0',
  provider => 'chocolatey',
  source   => 'INTERNAL REPO URL',

Requires Puppet Chocolatey Provider module. See docs at

4. If applicable - Chocolatey configuration/installation

See infrastructure management matrix for Chocolatey configuration elements and examples.


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Package Approved

This package was approved by moderator TheCakeIsNaOH on 18 Mar 2021.


Webcamoid is a full featured and multiplatform webcam suite.

<a target="_blank" href=""><img src="" style="height: 240px;" /></a>


  • Cross-platform (GNU/Linux, Mac, Windows)
  • Take pictures and record videos with the webcam.
  • Manages multiple webcams.
  • Written in C++ and Qt.
  • Custom controls for each webcam.
  • Add funny effects to the webcam.
  • 60+ effects available.
  • Translated to many languages.
  • Use custom network and local files as capture devices.
  • Capture from desktop.
  • Many recording formats.
  • Virtual webcam support for feeding other programs.

Build and Install

Visit the wiki for a comprehensive compile and install instructions.


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I'm accepting donations in crypto currencies, any donation amount is welcome and very appreciated.

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Reporting Bugs

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Stay tuned to new releases with the project feeds.

$title = $Env:ChocolateyPackageName
[array]$key = Get-UninstallRegistryKey -SoftwareName "*$title*"

  $packageArgs = @{
    packageName          = $Env:ChocolateyPackageName
    fileType             = 'EXE'
    silentArgs 		 = "--script $Env:ChocolateyPackageFolder/tools/silentInstall.js"
    file 		 = $key.UninstallString
    validExitCodes       = 0,1

  Uninstall-ChocolateyPackage @packageArgs

$packageArgs = @{
  packageName            = $Env:ChocolateyPackageName
  fileType               = 'EXE'
  url                    = ''
  url64                    = ''
  checksum               = '3e04c3afa7ac33e7f4923b69e1d3d62256a7f29645d98a19537b3d7e2a88c37e'
  checksum64               = '0979046c5187325772fc73b3cfff7dc9462dc7c243df44db0f4df9c0f2ba8d77'
  checksumType           = 'sha256'
  silentArgs 		 = "--script $Env:ChocolateyPackageFolder/tools/silentInstall.js"
  validExitCodes         = 0,1

Install-ChocolateyPackage @packageArgs

$packageName = $packageArgs.packageName
$installLocation = Get-AppInstallLocation $packageName
if (!$installLocation)  { Write-Warning "Can't find $packageName install location"; return }
Write-Host "$packageName installed to '$installLocation'"

Register-Application "$installLocation\bin\$packageName.exe"
Write-Host "$packageName registered as $packageName"
$title = $Env:ChocolateyPackageName
[array]$key = Get-UninstallRegistryKey -SoftwareName "*$title*"
Write-Debug "using UnInstaller at $key.UninstallString"

$packageArgs = @{
  packageName            = $Env:ChocolateyPackageName
  fileType               = 'EXE'
  silentArgs 		 = "--script $Env:ChocolateyPackageFolder/tools/silentInstall.js"
  file 			 = $key.UninstallString
  validExitCodes         = @(0)

Uninstall-ChocolateyPackage @packageArgs
function Controller() {
    installer.installationFinished.connect(function() {

Controller.prototype.IntroductionPageCallback = function() {

Controller.prototype.TargetDirectoryPageCallback = function() {

Controller.prototype.ComponentSelectionPageCallback = function() {

Controller.prototype.LicenseAgreementPageCallback = function() {

Controller.prototype.StartMenuDirectoryPageCallback = function() {

Controller.prototype.ReadyForInstallationPageCallback = function() {

Controller.prototype.PerformInstallationPageCallback = function() {

Controller.prototype.FinishedPageCallback = function() {

Log in or click on link to see number of positives.

In cases where actual malware is found, the packages are subject to removal. Software sometimes has false positives. Moderators do not necessarily validate the safety of the underlying software, only that a package retrieves software from the official distribution point and/or validate embedded software against official distribution point (where distribution rights allow redistribution).

Chocolatey Pro provides runtime protection from possible malware.

Add to Builder Version Downloads Last Updated Status
Webcamoid 8.7.1 1139 Monday, May 25, 2020 Approved


  • Fixed bug when setting boolean type automatic controls in Windows (issue #148)
  • Added option for blurring outside detected face in FaceDetect plugin (thanks Erich Schubert!).
  • Added public method for detecting face rectangles in FaceDetect plugin (thanks Chris Barth!).
  • Fixed some minor bugs when capturing from camera.

Build Dependencies

  • Qt (Qt >= 5.9.0, QtBase, QtDeclarative, QtQuickControls 1, QtQuickControls 2, QtSvg)

The following are operating system targeting dependencies.


  • linux-api-headers >= 3.6.x
  • akvcam (Optional recommended for virtual camera support, not required for build)
  • v4l2loopback (Optional for virtual camera support, not required for build)


  • Xcode Command Line Tools (xcode-select --install from a terminal)



You need at least one library for each category.

Codec frameworks

Audio playback

Video capture

This libraries are optional but extends functionalities for video capture.

  • V4l-utils (extra formats for the webcam)
  • libuvc (webcam support independent from operating system, BUGGY)

Virtual camera management (GNU/Linux only)

These programs allow user to add and remove the virtual webcam from the UI. These programs are not required for build.

Discussion for the Webcamoid Package

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  • This discussion is only about Webcamoid and the Webcamoid package. If you have feedback for Chocolatey, please contact the Google Group.
  • This discussion will carry over multiple versions. If you have a comment about a particular version, please note that in your comments.
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  • Tell us what you love about the package or Webcamoid, or tell us what needs improvement.
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