Webcamoid is a free and open source Webcam recording and photo taking application for Linux, Windows, MacOS and Android. it comes with virtual webcam support, multiple webcams support, more than 60 effects, you can also use custom network and local files as capture devices, capture from desktop and it supports almost all recording formats.
How to Install Webcamoid on Ubuntu Linux
Webcamoid is available as a portable AppImage and flatpak app from flathub. Download Webcamoid from the above download link and save it on your Downloads folder. Open the terminal app (ctrl+alt+t) and run below commands one by one. Here “webcamoid-portable-linux-9.0.0-x86_64.AppImage” is the downloaded file name. You can replace it with your file name.
sudo chmod +x ~ webcamoid-portable-linux-9.0.0-x86_64.AppImage
Install Webcamoid via Flatpak:
First install flatpak and flathub on your system and restart it after the installation. In the terminal application run below Webcamoid flatpak install command.
flatpak install flathub io.github.webcamoid.Webcamoid
And open the Webcamoid app using below command.
flatpak run io.github.webcamoid.Webcamoid
And uninstall Webcamoid using below command.
sudo flatpak uninstall io.github.webcamoid.Webcamoid