ManyCam allows you to enhance your video streams with various effects & tools be it text, lower thirds, and so on. If the app supports a webcam then ManyCam can take advantage of it be it a Livestream, skype call, or just local recordings. Ranging from basic effects to advance video tools like chrome key & so much more.
What is ManyCam?
ManyCam is software that acts as a middleman for your webcam & whatever app you want to connect it to. It could be a Skype video call, Twitch Livestream, Facebook Live, and so much more. The app taps into the cameras connected to your computer & allows you all sorts of controls.
You can use ManyCam to stitch multiple video sources together (Picture in Picture), chroma key a green screen behind you, add text & all sorts of other effects to your video. Use it for fun while chatting with friends or professional grade broadcasts showcasing your screen, webinars, meetings, and so on.
The software itself is split into 4 main tabs. Video, effects, gallery, and connect. Offering you the ability to control all video sources & controls from one tab, actual on screen effects in the other, gallery showcases any locally recorded content, and last but not least connect. This tab will make it so you can easily sync the apps you want to use ManyCam with, of which there are many from Skype, Youtube, Twitch and more. Use it to throw text on your video, add funny effects, or create a professional looking broadcast the choice is yours.
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What are the Features of the software?
- Multiple Video Sources (Support for multiple webcams/video sources)
- Desktop Screen Sharing
- Picture in Picture
- Green screen/Chroma key support
- Webcam Graphics/Effects
- Playlist (Pre-loaded content audio or video)
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My Experience with ManyCam
I’ve been using ManyCam for quite sometime now & over the years it’s only improved. Providing features that most standard webcam apps lack. Whether I was livestreaming or recording local content for sites like Youtube , it could handle it all.
The main feature of supporting multiple video sources & the ease to transition between them makes the app worth it in itself. However it doesn’t stop there, offering text titles, lower thirds, and so on. Throughout my usage of it I found it to work across a series of apps I typically use my webcam on. Twitch, Youtube, even Skype calls.
The ability to not only display multiple webcams but also share my screen via PIP (Picture in Picture) made livestreams that much more dynamic and provided a higher broadcast quality that most people pay 10x the amount on software for. While I didn’t use the effects too much they were fun to have when video chatting with a friend or messing around. So whether it was for work or play ManyCam worked & got the job done.
ManyCam Video Demo (Click to Play The Video)
|OS Supported||Windows 10, 8.1, 8, 7|
|Required RAM||2 GB|
|Required Processor||Intel Core i3 or faster|
|OS Supported||Mac OS X v10.9 and higher|
|Required Processor||Intel Mac|
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Prices & Packages
In terms of pricing & packaging ManyCam starts at a free tier & work it’s way up depending on your needs.
Free- Limited features (2-video sources & fixed watermark)
Standard– $25 (4-video sources + 1 Activation)
Studio-$70 (Support for over 12-video sources + 2 Activations)
Enterprise $300 (12-video sources + 10 Activations)
So depending on your need for video sources & how many devices you’ll want to activate it on you have many options to choose from. ManyCam is available for Mac, Windows & even a mobile version that interacts with the desktop platform.
Be sure to try out the free version if you want to test out ManyCam or buy with the special coupon below that may expire at anytime so take advantage!
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What others are saying?
People around the web are saying this about the webcam software:
ManyCam 4.0 is an excellent multiple Webcam manager, but it's also a security center, a broadcast studio, and a post-production facility in one free and easy-to-use program. –CNET
This new version is a lot better than when I tried it before.
Right now I'm only using it for picture in picture and the ability to draw on-screen.
I'm planning on using it to run/mix podcasts very soon though. – User Review
ManyCam has amazing features. The graphics are excellent. The way ManyCam uses your webcam combined with your computer is like having a live studio right in your office. Not only is the picture fantastic but also the audio effects are brilliant. ManyCam is excellent for chatting, having meetings, and more. You can listen in to webinars by muting your microphone or leave it on and converse in with others. ManyCam is truly an awesome program. –Crowd Reviews
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Verdict & Conclusion:
ManyCam has come a long way from the early days yet it still stays true to it’s origin by offering a webcam manager unlike any out there. Offering more & more advanced effects & feature set for your camera. Control all aspects of quality, video sources, and various effects all in one place. You can use it to record content direct to your computer or broadcast straight out of the app to popular services like Twitch or Youtube.
The app remains easy to use while providing a variety of advanced features. All in all there’s no better webcam manager or broadcast software in the market at this price point. ManyCam does it all & does it well. Use it to have fun with video chats & live streams or for professional usage across webinars, recordings, and so on. Try it free today or grab it with our special discount, you won’t be disappointed!
- Support for multiple video sources
- Picture in Picture Mode (PIP)
- Screen sharing support (You can broadcast your screen)
- Support for popular apps & sites (YouTube, Facebook, Twitch, Skype)
- Easy to use interface with great shortcuts
- Support for advanced features such as Chroma Key
- Would be nice to see support for more activation in pricing structures