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CamTwist for Mac

  • Free
  • In English
  • V 2.5
  • 2.8
  • (141)
  • Security Status

Add special effects to video chats

CamTwist for Mac is a free video app that allows you to spice up your chats with all sorts of original and special effects.

CamTwist is a little difficult to set up, but once installed it works with most video chat services, such as Skype, Yahoo! Messenger and uStream. You can also stream from the desktop, or Flickr, for example. CamTwist includes a Studio section, which will allow you to do a bit of live mixing, like adding overlays, switching cameras, or creating a live slideshow. The more technically gifted can also create your own special effects!

This, coupled with the more than 50 effects available by default, let you really get creative without having to dish out a single cent, simply because CamTwist is completely free! If you like tweaking around with your Mac, you'll also be glad to know that CamTwist offers AppleScript support, which opens the application up to all sorts of customization.

Despite being a little complicated at the get-go, CamTwist is a very good free tool to add fun effects to your video chats.

Fix for iTunes effect flicker problemQuickly create show movies and images by dragging files into the effects listMovie Source aspect ratio bug fixedFollow Mouse mode for Desktop sourceFull Screen name localization bug fixedFix for detecting the end of some moviesFix for Telestrator in non 4:3 videoDedicated window for TelestratFix for new Weatherbug protocoNew Weatherbug icon features.Remember Studio position and swap mode settingSpecial handling for Safari in the exclusions listPress esc to exit full screen mode (when on main display)Resizable preview window (up to configured resolution)IRC Effect UTF-8 supportMirror image option for preview window and Studio monitorsAbility to hide movie video when movie isn't playing (for PIP)Show album in iTunes effect"Duplicate Button" context menu optionMovie source in and out pointsMovie source muted in preview optionTime stops (some things won't animate) in PeviewiPhoto support in Slide ShowVNC client sourceTwitter effects

Changes

  • Fix for iTunes effect flicker problemQuickly create show movies and images by dragging files into the effects listMovie Source aspect ratio bug fixedFollow Mouse mode for Desktop sourceFull Screen name localization bug fixedFix for detecting the end of some moviesFix for Telestrator in non 4:3 videoDedicated window for TelestratFix for new Weatherbug protocoNew Weatherbug icon features.Remember Studio position and swap mode settingSpecial handling for Safari in the exclusions listPress esc to exit full screen mode (when on main display)Resizable preview window (up to configured resolution)IRC Effect UTF-8 supportMirror image option for preview window and Studio monitorsAbility to hide movie video when movie isn't playing (for PIP)Show album in iTunes effect"Duplicate Button" context menu optionMovie source in and out pointsMovie source muted in preview optionTime stops (some things won't animate) in PeviewiPhoto support in Slide ShowVNC client sourceTwitter effects

CamTwist is a software package that lets you add special effects to your video chats. It's also possible to stream your desktop and still images.

PROS

  • Flickr slideshows
  • AppleScript support for tweaking
  • Live mixing in CamTwist Studio

CONS

  • Can be a little complex to set up

Older versions


CamTwist for Mac

  • Free
  • In English
  • V 2.5
  • 2.8
  • (141)
  • Security Status

User reviews about CamTwist

  • Anonymous

    by Anonymous

    Camtwist 2.5 or 3.0 conflicts with Skype 7.5 and OSX 10.9.5.
    Can't get Camtwist 2.5 or 3.0 to work with OSX 10.9.5 with Skype version 7.5. Every More

  • Nick Mead

    by Nick Mead

    @Question?.
    CamTwist is just for video chats but you could use a third party software to grab the chats and then edit the video with a video edi More

  • Anonymous

    by Anonymous

    Question?.
    More than an opinión is a cuestión. camtwist only work with chat vídeos or I can use it with and other video edditing< More

  • Anonymous

    by Anonymous

    Cam Twist is awesome .
    If you are getting bored of Photo Booth, this thing is perfect. Not only can you make vids and take pics, you can also sh More


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