PC Camera Video Record Expert
PC Camera Video Record Expert is a software application which was designed in order to help you film with your webcam, as well as take pictures, using adjustable settings.
This tool is portable, which means the installation process can be easily bypassed. As a consequence, the Windows registry and Start menu/screen are not going to be affected in any way.
In addition to that, if you copy the program files to a portable storage unit (e.g. USB flash drive), it is possible to run PC Camera Video Record Expert on any computer you can get your hands on.
The interface is characterized by simplicity, as it only contains a few buttons and two tabs, which enable you to view the camera feed and all recorded items. This means that anybody can easily work with it, be they experienced or not with computers.
Using this software application, it is possible to take pictures and save them to the hard drive as JPG files, whereas videos will be saved in an AVI format.
You can easily switch between webcams, if you have several connected, and you can tweak several device settings such as brightness, contrast, hue, saturation, sharpness and gamma levels. Camera controls (zoom, focus, exposure, iris, tilt, pan, roll) and resolution can also be adjusted, video record speed can be changed with the help of a scroll bar.
Several types of codecs are included, and you can easily choose between them from a drop-down menu, while you can also preview all footage taken.
All in all, PC Camera Video Record Expert proves to quite a useful application for recording and taking pictures with your webcam. It has a good response time, an intuitive environment and it does not hamper your system’s performance.