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Webcam...take Pictures?

Discussion in 'The Lounge' started by ericlewis91, Jun 30, 2007.

  1. ericlewis91

    ericlewis91 im McLovin

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    My sister just got a laptop and it has a webcam...what is a free program which lets me take pictures with the webcam and will save them in "my photos"
     
  2. surfinrach90

    surfinrach90 I GOT A JAR OF DIRT.

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    The webcam should have come with a program that you can do that on.. did it come with a disk?
     
  3. ericlewis91

    ericlewis91 im McLovin

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    ok

    the webcam is built into the computer...and there is no program just to take pictures...
     
  4. surfinrach90

    surfinrach90 I GOT A JAR OF DIRT.

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    Oh..

    Well.. it should have a program to run the webcam has it got that?
     
  5. Gaz

    Gaz Poker Face :D

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    go to my computer, u can see the webcam in there, go to it. you should be able to take pictures :)
     
  6. Frogger

    Frogger God Complex

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    If everything fails you can always just print screen.
     
  7. Gaz

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    who the hell is print screen gunna help you take pictures.. that just takes a 'picture' of your screen.

    ARGH what else will i have to explain today.
     
  8. Warrior

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    what about windows media player?
     
  9. surfinrach90

    surfinrach90 I GOT A JAR OF DIRT.

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    Well if they can use the webcam, just can't take a picture with it then.. yeah it would work..

    Even if their using the cam on msn and print screen, cut everything else you, and heyy presto, a picture of yourself thanks to the webcam
     
  10. DRMARIO

    DRMARIO Controversial.

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    Start > Programmes > Accesories > Entertainment > Windows Movie Maker

    Capture a video of you looking at the camera. Play the video, and click the button that takes a shot of the video, and then save the picture into my Pictures or where-ever you like to save things.
     
  11. Gaz

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    why do that when all you have to do is
    start > my computer > click ur webcam > on the right hand side should be an option to take a photo :)
     
  12. Wii_Smurf

    Wii_Smurf No.1 Smurf

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    Yeah it should already be installed in so it works. No point in all that jumbo
     
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    Because 9 times out of 10, the software that comes with webcams are awful. Even with the expensive ones.
     
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    Wii_Smurf No.1 Smurf

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    It's only 1 button that lets you take a photo
    It's the webcam thats bad, Not the software.
     
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    I thought you had a MacBook with a built in webcam? :wtf:
     
  16. Gaz

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    9 times out of 10 are you wrong when you quote what i say because you don't understand it?
    i'm not talking about webcam software, i'm talking aboud default windows XP and Vista applications.
     

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