CyberLink YouCam 6.0.2728.0
Chat with your friends, create presentations and secure your PC
Cyberlink YouCam serves as a multi-purpose webcam application, since you can it use it to have fun while chatting, but you can also rely on it to create presentations and tutorials or to take your computer to a new level of security, with the aid of the face recognition algorithm.
The installation process of the application takes a fair amount of time, due to the wide range of templates encased in the deployment package. Towards the end of the installation, the application offers the Google Toolbar, but you can decline it if you don’t fancy any third-party tools.
The main window of the program is simple and stylish; most of the space is dedicated to the webcam image, while the remaining area is reserved for the management of the snapshots and recorded videos.
From the adjacent control panel, you can trigger image effects, the presentation designer and other utilities that include face recognition for Windows login and a webcam surveillance application.
Rich suite of image effects and avatars
The richest and most attractive section is the one that incorporates image effects and avatars. A few quick examples are the confetti elements, 3D virtual objects, animated emoticons, unique frames and the most appealing one, the possibility to transport yourself to virtual locations all over the world (New York, Paris).
Create video presentations
Leaving the fun part aside, Cyberlink YouCam can be of great assistance when creating educational material, such as tutorials. By using PowerPoint files, combined with live captures of your PC screen, you should be able to create outstanding video presentations.
Face Login mode
With the aid of the Face Login feature, you no longer need to type usernames and passwords, but instead, you just look at the webcam and the recognition algorithm instantly logs you into your computer, no additional data needed.
A reliable and powerful webcam utility
All in all, Cyberlink YouCam makes the most of your webcam. You can use it for fun, educational and security purposes and this is what makes it the ultimate webcam software application.
Reviewed by Andreea Matei, last updated on August 2nd, 2014
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