What is Webcam for Remote Desktop

The most convenient solution for redirecting local webcams to a remote desktop session.
Available for Windows and Linux.

Overview

Webcam for Remote Desktop is a high-performance application for redirecting locally plugged cameras to remote desktop session. You can easily redirect local webcams to a single-user or multi-user environment through Microsoft RDP, Teradici PCoIP or Citrix ICA.

How it works

The application consists of two parts: the Workstation part is to be installed on the local computer and the Server part goes to the remote side.

Webcam for Remote Desktop allows you to use local webcams in remote Windows session.

Webcam for Remote Desktop creates a virtual camera in your remote RDP session and you can receive the video stream directly from the local hardware webcam. What is unique about this product is that any application recognizes the virtual camera as if it were a hardware one.

Webcam for Remote Desktop provides you with video stream of high quality and low latency. It allows noiseless and stable video transmission to your remote session without any additional configuring required.

Secure and separate access

Secure

Since the video streaming is performed on a high level, webcams are isolated within each users' individual sessions. It means that only you can have access to your camera. No one but you are able to see it in the system.

Webcam auto-selecting mode

This mode allows avoiding the necessity to select a camera for redirection every time. The feature is particularly useful when you have to login to the same session from different computers. The program redirects a webcam which is physically available. If there is more then one webcam available, the program redirects the last plugged in camera to your session.

Support for RDP, PCoIP and ICA protocols

RDP, PCoIP and ICA

Be flexible! This is an ideal solution for RDP, PCoIP and ICA protocols. Benefit from working in all of these remote desktop environments.

Works with all brands of webcams

Don't worry, your camera will do! There is no limitation to certain types of webcams or other DirectShow compatible devices.

Advanced data compression

Archive

The program reduces video stream's volume and as a result speeds up data transfers. The image quality is absolutely maintained.

Custom video resolution

With Webcam for Remote Desktop you can customize video resolution. Whether you need a big picture or small now you can have it. No distorted or fuzzy video picture!

Driver-free video stream

Driver-free

Webcam for Remote Desktop doesn't require device manufacturer drivers on the remote side. You don't need to worry about driver installation which often requires administrative rights and system reboot. All you need to do is simply install the program and work with any number of local cameras from the remote desktop session. That is all it takes!

Works with any instant messengers and other video applications

Messengers

Don't choose between Instant Messengers. All of them work perfectly with Webcam for Remote Desktop. Skype, Yahoo!, Messenger, Google Talk, ICQ are available now for video-chatting in a remote desktop session.

Webcam for Remote Desktop supports video chat on social networking services (Facebook, Myspace, etc.), applications Zbar, Adobe Connect, etc.

Share a webcam between remote sessions

Users

When you are logged into several remote sessions, Webcam for Remote Desktop redirects the camera to all the desktops simultaneously. Thus you don't have to switch the webcam between running desktops all the time.

Compatible with any virtual machines

The program is absolutely compatible with any virtual machine such as VirtualBox, Parallels, VMware Horizon, QEMU, Windows Virtual PC and more.

Mixed 64-bit and 32-bit environment

32 and 64-bit

Webcam for Remote Desktop is 64-bit and 32-bit compatible. This handy feature provides you with easy and flexible way of migration between 64-bit and 32-bit operating systems. You can work as in homogeneous as in heterogeneous environment.

Ready to work out of the box!

Webcam for Remote Desktop doesn't require any settings. The software is extremely easy to work with. Just install the program and enjoy your work with Webcam for Remote Desktop.

OEM License Benefits

OEM License

Webcam for Remote Desktop functionality can be easily integrated into your application. So you can redirect cameras into Remote Desktop session from your application directly. Read moreā€¦

What about Linux?

Linux

If you are looking for the same easy solution for Linux you have already found it. FabulaTech offers you Webcam for Remote Desktop Linux version. It works perfectly in most distributions of Linux operating system.

Webcam for Remote Desktop includes plugins for FreeRDP and Citrix Receiver. When you start the program it initiates RDP connection to the remote side.

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