CyberLink YouCam, a Webcam Application unveiled

CyberLink logo, YouCam Digital home solutions CyberLink Corp., has introduced the CyberLink YouCam, which is a new webcam software that adds dynamic effects to live instant message conversations.

Alice H. Chang, CyberLink CEO said, “There’s been explosive growth in the use of webcams to do instant messaging as a quick way to keep in touch across long distances, for work and for pleasure.” Chang added, “And with the huge availability of web cameras—both built into notebooks and standalone units—CyberLink YouCam creates a fun way to talk to friends online, with all kinds of expressive effects that can be used with a web camera.”

With CyberLink YouCam, users get all the following features:

  • 49 dynamic effects that can be applied during live video chatting, including frames, filters, distortions, and emotion effects
  • Compatibility with Windows Live Messenger, Yahoo Messenger, Skype, and AOL Instant Messenger
  • Applying effects while capturing videos and photos
  • Capturing of single shot or multi-shot sequences in JPEG format
  • Uploading of captured videos and photos to YouTube or direct emailing from within YouCam
  • Free effects available for download from CyberLink’s website

    CyberLink YouCam is available online in several languages, including English, Chinese (Simplified and Traditional), German, Japanese, French, Italian, Korean, and Spanish. The Multi-license packs make it possible for users to install their software on two different computers. In addition, CyberLink also offers OEM versions to PC and CE manufacturing customers.

    CyberLink YouCam is available online in various configurations such as that for a single user, which is priced at USD 34.95 and Euro 24.99. The 2-license pack comes for USD 49.95 and Euro 34.99, while the 4-license pack is available for USD 69.95 and Euro 49.99.