The dual-mode user interface design makes CyberLink YouCam easy and fun to use. In the IM (Instant Messaging) mode, you can participate in a video webcam session with your friends, while applying instant effects in real-time. The instant effects let you add hats, masks, scene environments, frames, avatars, filters, distortions and emotion effects on your webcam video. This allows you to enhance the video with these fun and creative webcam effects.
When you switch from the IM mode to the Stand Alone mode, you can also apply the effects while recording your own video with your webcam. You can also take single or multiple snapshots that include beautiful frames or enhance them with the inclusion of emotion effects. You can then send the captured videos and photos as e-mail attachments to your friends and family. You can even upload captured video to YouTube®, or capture photos and videos to Facebook®, directly from within the program. Now you can be the superstar on the world’s largest video sharing web site.
To bring you superior webcam experience, CyberLink YouCam now supports high-definition resolution and 16:9 aspect ratio.
CyberLink YouCam also lets you expand its effects capability. You can download additional effects from the DirectorZone web site, and then import them into CyberLink YouCam. With CyberLink YouCam, your creativity is unlimited.
Engaging Video Effects
Funnier than ever, your webcam’s favorite software companion, NEW YouCam 3, is packed with cool video effects for online live chats and video recording. Endless hours of fun are in store for you.
Headgear gadgets NEW: Get your head in the game with new headgear gadgets for role playing, as a Chinese opera singer, nurturing nurse, belligerent viking, and more. YouCam’s new facial tracking technology tracks head movements with fine precision.
- Scene Effects NEW: Make the scene with YouCam’s new background effects. Are you ready for supermodel stardom, as your visage is plastered on billboard ads in Times Square or Piccadilly Circus?
- Video recording themes NEW: Automatically apply a range of themed effects for your videos! Perfect for birthdays and all kinds of special occasions.
- Emotion stamps IMPROVED: Take control over your online emotions when chatting and recording live. Stamp emotion effects directly onto your video to get instant results.
- 16 Avatars MORE: With even more doppelgangers to choose from, you’re sure to find an alter ego suitable for your online chats. YouCam’s new facial tracking technology maps your facial expressions even more accurately.
- Thousands of effects at DirectorZone: Featuring uploaded content from thousands of creative users, find lots of new frames and templates for your videos daily…
In this day and age of ultimate self-expression, YouCam 3 is a clever way to create videos on your favorite topic—You!
- HD webcam recording IMPROVED: In combination with YouCam, create high quality videos and photo snapshots.
- Facial Tracking Technology NEW: Sophisticated facial tracking technology, auto zooming, and automatic correction of poor lighting are all the tools you need for wrapping up your entire production using a one person crew.
- Home surveillance IMPROVED: Maximize security at home with your webcam and YouCam 3’s built-in surveillance features. Automatically activate recording when motion is detected. YouCam will promptly notify you by email.
- Make it snappy: More than videos, snapshot features are ready to be utilized for your web display photos, desktop wallpapers, printed docs or via email. Capture single shots or a burst sequence by setting the number of shots you want to take…
What’s a star without a stage? The world’s 2 biggest online stages, plus YouCam’s own community, are at your beck & call. Take full advantage of YouCam’s easy sharing options.
- Facebook | Exclusive NEW: YouCam 3 is the first and only webcam software to offer direct uploading to Facebook, enabling sharing of videos and photos on today’s most popular and fastest growing social network.
- Post widescreen videos to YouTube NEW: You now have more publishing options for YouTube with support for both standard/letterbox (4:3) or widescreen (16:9) sizes.
- Showcase your videos on DirectorZone.com NEW: Not only is DirectorZone a great place to get free effects templates, you can now showcase your videos there too.
You can share files much easier and even increase productivity with YouCam.
- Sharing PPT files: Communicate more effectively and make live presentations using your instant messenger software. Share photos, presentation files, and videos with PC desktop video capturing.
- Desktop capture mode NEW: Create easy-to-follow demos for illustrating software operation or step-by-step tutorials in completing tasks…
Touch & Hardware Support
- Multi-touch interaction NEW: YouCam’s new interface design supports the latest multi-touch hardware and Windows 7 functionality, offering support for two hand gesture interaction.
- Webcam splitting NEW: YouCam is now able to share your webcam with other applications.
- Webcam compatibility: The latest HD webcams are supported allowing for capturing of high quality videos and photo snapshots.
- Perfect for netbooks & nettops NEW: YouCam 3 supports full optimization for the latest netbooks and nettops…
Exciting Video Effects
Chatting online was never this fun. Now with YouCam, your friends, family and even webcam will rejoice. Share in the laughter from YouCam 3’s zany gadgets, emotion stamps, cool scene effects, new avatars, special recording themes, and limitless effects found at DirectorZone.
New facial tracking technology makes many of the new features possible. Click to learn more about YouCam’s advanced recording technology.
Brand New Effects
Headgear Gadgets NEW
Get your head in the game with YouCam’s new headgear gadgets. Fun comes naturally to your chats with 25 virtual accessories! You can even role-play as the wicked witch of Westwick, NYC cop, or a royal highness.
Scene Effects NEW
Wishing to make the scene? With YouCam’s new scenic effects, travel the world while you chat online! From New York to Paris, metro stations to a Polaroid, your buddies will never know where you’ll end up.
Emotional Stamping & Stomping NEW
Take control over your online emotions when chatting and recording live. More than a random display of feelings, make a mark and stamp YouCam 3’s emotional effects on any part of the screen.
Video Recording Themes NEW
Record video cards for birthdays and other events. Automatically create a themed-video with YouCam to commemorate a special occasion online. Once that day arrives, email, upload to Facebook or publish on YouTube.
More Avatars and Web Effects
Sweet 16 Avatars MORE
With 16 avatars to choose from, take on a new identity during live video chats. Go extraterrestrial, merry and jolly, war monger or fuzzy and cute. With YouCam’s facial tracking technology, express yourself and watch as your cyberspace twin does the same! Nod vigorously, shake your head side-to-side, or raise your eyebrows in delight.
Thousands of effects at DirectorZone MORE
Featuring uploaded content from thousands of creative users, find lots of new emotion objects and frames for your videos daily at DirectorZone.
Imagine expressing yourself in high-definition with YouCam 3’s two different modes: Live (for online chats) and Live Recording (for videos and photos). Enhance your image quality and record in high resolution.
Record with HD Webcams
YouCam supports all the major HD webcams on the market today at 1280 x 800 resolution and above.
- Improved image quality: Create better recorded videos and photo snapshots
- Refined facial tracking technology: HD webcams allow for better tracking and recognition of facial reactions.
- Mirror Mode in HD: You’ll experience a significant enhancement in Mirror Mode before your live presentation.
Grin like a Cheshire cat. Nod in approval. Bob your head from side-to-side. YouCam’s sophisticated facial tracking technology locates your face accurately for applying headgear gadgets, avatars and cool effects.
And when you’re ready to go live, no need for a complicated studio setup nor a grouchy cameraman. With facial tracking technology, YouCam hones in on the star of the show automatically—You! Every head movement will be recognized and tracked with auto zooming, regardless of you switching positions.
- Auto zooming: Automatically identifies your face and zooms in/out (Max 4x) depending on your location in the shot
- Automatic lighting correction: When recording conditions aren’t optimal, utilize YouCam’s automatic correction of poor lighting. Camera! Action!
Other Recording Tools
- Scheduled recording: For recording at a later time, try YouCam’s scheduled recording. Just position your webcam correctly, adjust light accordingly, and let YouCam do the rest. You may also set time-lapse recording at regular intervals.
- Recording sound: Add audio to your recordings. Before capturing audio, set your audio capture resolution and quality.
Home Surveillance IMPROVED
Maximize security at home with your webcam and YouCam 3’s built-in surveillance features. You may automatically activate recording when any kind of motion is detected, and YouCam will promptly notify you by email.
Make it Snappy (with your photos)
More than videos, YouCam is ready to snap away when you’re ready. Then, prominently display self-portraits on your favorite web sites, desktop wallpapers, printed documents or via email. Capture single shots or a burst sequence by setting the number of shots you want to take up to as many as 10 in a burst. You may also set the shutter speed to control the amount of light in your photos.
Sharing Via Facebook, YouTube & DirectorZone
Facebook | Exclusive NEW
Only available in YouCam 3, directly share videos and photos with family or friends thousands of miles away on Facebook, one of the world’s fastest growing social network sites. Simply record with abandon and snap away. Upload when you’re done.
Post Widescreen Videos on YouTube NEW
Get ready to broadcast yourself with a new array of publishing options on YouTube, the world’s most popular videos site. You can upload videos using traditional standard/letterbox (4:3) size or using new widescreen (16:9) sizes depending on your recording device.
Showcase Your Videos on DirectorZone.com NEW
With thousands of effects available for you to download for free from DirectorZone.com, you can show how you use them by posting your videos to DirectorZone.com too. YouCam lets you automatically post to DirectorZone.com as part of the process of uploading videos to YouTube.
YouCam 3 and your webcam don’t have to be just about fun, they can let you share files, deliver live presentations and even increase your productivity.
Share Your Ideas More Clearly
Use your instant messenger software to make live presentations and share PowerPoint (PPT) files easily. While messaging online, you can communicate ideas with real-time sharing of photos, presentation files (PPT), and live PC desktop video capturing, for assisting your audience with step-by-step procedures.
Desktop Capture Mode NEW
Create easy-to-follow demos for illustrating software operation or step-by-step tutorials with YouCam’s desktop capture mode.
More Live Presentation Tools
- Brush and Stamp Tools Library: For emphasizing special points, mark directly on live video, photos or presentation files. This way you can highlight and write as you go without affecting the recording or your presentation.
- Color Boards: Alter background color by inserting any of the 32 color boards for mimicking a start screen, jotting down points or freehand drawing.
- Mirror Mode: Before starting a live presentation, YouCam’s Mirror Mode is a convenient way to check your appearance before the recording begins.
System Requirements :
Operating system: Windows 7/Vista/XP (with DirectX 9 or above)
Memory: 512 MB (1 GB recommended)
Minimal CPU requirement: Intel Pentium D 3.0 GHz or AMD Athlon 64 3200+ or above
Hard drive space: 1 GB
VGA card: Intel 945 (Independent graphics card recommended)
Device: Webcam (built-in or external USB)
Other software: instant messaging software with video communication functions, such as Windows Live Messenger, Skype, Yahoo Messenger, AOL Instant Messenger
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