Most laptops have a webcam. However, if yours is stripped, you should know that you can easily find on Amazon or other online retailers (Fnac, Boulanger..).
In large part used to make video calls, you can also use your webcam to take photos.
When your PC uses a webcam, its image capture software is, logically, already set up on your computer.
If you have a doubt then search the name of your webcam from the Start menu of your Windows, so you’ll know if your camera is connected and available on your PC.
If you want to take photos from your webcam, but add effects, save them and share them instantly, then we recommend you the site Webcamtoy.
How to take pictures with your webcam on Webcamtoy ?.
Thanks to the site Webcamtoy, do you take photos with your webcam, edit them with filters or effects, download-and share it with your friends.
Visit the site Webcamtoy (available in English and in French), on its first page, click on Ready? Smile ! (Ready? Smile !).
To confirm access to your webcam, click on Use my camera (Use my camera). Be aware that your photos will not be saved or stored online, unless you agree to share.
On your screen, a live preview of your webcam will open. Once above, go on the cog wheel in the bottom left, to choose which options to add to your photo (mirror mode, flash, full screen..).
The countdown timer is enabled by default, if you want to disable it then uncheck the box countdown (Countdown). To add filters, see you on the arrows at the bottom of the page and choose among the different effects.
Finally, click on the camera icon when you are ready and click Save (Save) to download it. Share it on Facebook, Twitter or Tumblr.