MagicCamera is an application used for webcam chat and effects enhancement. Cameras that can be used with the program include Video/TV Capture Cards, IP cameras, HD webcams, camcorders, and digital cameras.
Any type of computer user can easily use the program. Upon initialization, a default webcam is activated. . New effects may be created by customizing existing ones or importing files. Numerous webcam effects may be applied like distortions, frames, and filters. Other modifications include color tones, halftones, grayscale, gamma, negative, and brightness. Screenshots may be captured and recorded. Painting tools are provided and include an eraser, fill bucket, line, and pen. A face tracking feature enables masks, eyeglasses, noses, and hats to be added to user’s faces and physical features. Other elements that can be configured include emoticons, animations, Flash items, text, scenes, and a picture-in-picture source such as a screen, file, or camera. Captured screenshots may be opened and viewed and recorded videos using the webcam may be also played. Chat software the program may be used with are ChatRoulette, AIM, Windows Live Messenger, Skype, Camfrog, and Yahoo Messenger, etc. Video and image overlay are also provided. One can doodle or paint on the webcam video. Webam effects may be obtained for free via the program website with a single mouse click.