IP Webcam for PC, Windows 7/8/10 and Mac OS X
IP Webcam turns your devices into remote surveillance devices that you can use to monitor real-time events. Originally developed for Android devices, now you can install IP Webcam for PC and Laptop. The app comes with a wide range of features, which we will shed light on later and support for multiple devices. The best thing about IP Webcam is that you can use it with third-party MJPG software. This includes security monitors, audio players, and video surveillance software. Since the IP Webcam app is aimed at handheld devices, you can easily install it via Google Play. Here, we will focus on installing IP Webcam on PC or Laptop.
The installation of IP Webcam on PC/Laptop is a bit different from that of Android devices. You need an Android platform on top of your Windows running PC/Laptop and OS X powered Macbook/iMac in order to run the app. For your ease, we have listed the instructions to help you with the installation of the Emulator as well as the app. After setting up the emulator, installing IP Webcam is pretty much similar to the Android installation. Before we dive into the instructions, you may want to check out the IP Webcam features in the section below.
IP Webcam Features
IP Webcam comes loaded with a wide range of features that allow you to turn your devices into surveillance cameras and monitors. The basic function of the app is video surveillance through different devices. This support for multiple devices paves a way for us to use IP Webcam on PCs and Laptops. Coming to the features, with IP Webcam, you can record videos in multiple formats including WebM, MOV, MKV, and MPEG4. Likewise, the audio can be stored in wav, opus and AAC formats. You have a date, time, and battery level video overlay to keep you informed about the status.
Aside from the basics, IP Webcam features Motion detection with sound trigger and Task integration. In case of a sound or motion trigger, you get informed via Cloud push notifications. Also, there are extensive baby and pet monitor features including the night vision. It makes use of web graphing to acquire sensor data so that users can comprehend it easily. It supports two-way audio in a tinyCam monitor on another Android device. And inside the Wifi network, you can stream video even without internet access. You can upload recorded videos to Dropbox, FTP, and Email using a Filoader plugin.
With all these features, IP Webcam is one of the best video surveillance apps. It is free and you can easily install it on your handheld devices via app stores. Aside from the basic version being discussed here, there is also an IP Webcam Pro version that comes with extra features. You can also download IP Webcam for PC and Laptop following instructions provided below.
Install IP Webcam for PC and Laptop
- First, you need to install an Android Emulator in order to run the app.
- You can download the Emulator of your choice using the links below.
- Next, set up the Emulator using your Google Account.
- After setting up, launch the Emulator and open Play Store.
- Type, “IP Webcam” without the quotes and click on the search button adjacent to the search bar.
- From the search results, click on the IP Webcam app icon to install it on your PC/Laptop.
- Once the installation completes, you will find the IP Webcam under the All Apps section.
- That’s it.
Note that in order to use the app, you will have to open it in inside Emulator as it will not work system-wide. In case you are having trouble installing IP Webcam for PC, reach us through comments.