Webcam Test

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About WebcamTests.com

This site provides a free tool to test your webcam online and check if it is working properly. In other words, you can test it directly from your browser without the need to install third-party software. Despite such an easy way, you can start testing your webcam “in one click” on different devices, including laptops, smartphones, TVs, tablets and others. Regardless of the device and the operating system, as a result of testing, you will not only know if your webcam is working, but also find out a lot of useful information about it (i.e, webcam name, resolution, frame rate, number of colors, image quality and many other specifications). In addition, if the testing tool detects any problems with your web camera, you will receive some hints on how to fix them. After completing the webcam testing, among other things, you can take photos with your webcam and download them. Also you can view it in fullscreen and rate your webcam.

Why do you need to test the camera?

  • You purchased or connected a new webcam and want to check if it works properly (the webcam viewer will display the image in real time).
  • You have doubts about the parameters of a newly purchased webcam and you want to test your webcam and its features (because not all sellers are honest).
  • You have several cameras and you want to compare them to find out which one is better (the better the camera, the higher the “Quality Rating”).
  • Want to find out if your camera has built-in microphone or built-in speaker (be aware, this feature is a little buggy).
  • Want to know how many frames per second (FPS) renders your webcam (low FPS causes video lags).
  • Want to know how many colors contains a photo taken with your webcam (more colors mean higher image quality).
  • Want to know the resolution of your web camera (high-quality webcams have high resolution and can provide HD video calls).
  • Check the quality of your webcam compared to other webcams (for this you need to leave a review about your webcam).

How to test your webcam?

Testing your webcam with our online tool is very easy: just wait until the web cameras are detected and press the “Test my cam” button. If you do not see this button and don’t receive any notifications, most likely an error occurred with your browser. To help you, please email us at manhthevinh1989@gmail.com

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How your webcam is tested?

  1. First of all, it determines if the browser supports features for accessing media devices. If so, it displays a list of detected web cameras and necessary controls.
  2. When you press the “Test my cam” button, the browser will ask permission to launch the web camera on this site.
  3. After granting access, the camera will be launched and you will see the video in the webcam viewer.
  4. Now it’s time to determine the maximum resolution of the web camera (among other things, it will allow to calculate the number of megapixels and detect supported video standard).
  5. Next, it would determine the image quality (including number of colours, brightness, saturation).
  6. After some measurements, the number of frames per second (FPS) is determined.
  7. Among the latest tests, approximate video conferencing bandwidth is calculated.
  8. Finally are displayed the testing results, hints and additional controls (i.e, take snapshots, enable fullscreen, stop webcam, update data).

Why do you need to leave a review?

Once testing is complete, you can leave a review about your webcam. This is not required, but we encourage you to do so in order to help other people to purchase a good webcam and get around the bad ones. In addition, after publishing your review, you will see how good is your compared camera to others.

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What are the system requirements for running the online webcam test?

To test your camera, all you need is a modern browser (unfortunately, Internet Explorer does not belong to them) that supports features for accessing media devices. As you noticed, this webcam testing tool does not require any additional software like Adobe Flash, Microsoft Silverlight or browser add-ons.

Below are listed the operating systems and the minimum versions of supported browsers:

 
  • Android
    • Firefox 56.0
    • Chrome 35.0
    • Samsung Browser 2.1
    • Opera Mobile 37.0
    • Yandex Browser 18.1
    • Android WebView 4.0
    • Silk 73.7
    • Edge 45.0
  • Chrome OS
    • Chrome 45.0
  • FirefoxOS
    • Firefox 48.0
  • FreeBSD
    • Firefox 75.0
  • Linux
    • Firefox 26.0
    • Chrome 37.0
    • Chromium 65.0
    • Yandex Browser 18.1
    • Opera 45
  • macOS
    • Firefox 48.0
    • Chrome 49.0
    • Safari 11.1
    • Opera 72
  • Ubuntu
    • Firefox 47.0
    • Chromium 53.0
  • Windows 10
    • Edge 12.0
    • Chrome 50.0
    • Firefox 36.0
    • Yandex Browser 17.1
    • Opera 35.0
    • Waterfox 56.2
    • Iron 68.0
    • UC Browser 7.0
    • Opera Neon 1.0
    • Elements Browser 1.1
    • Coc Coc Browser 81.0
  • Win32
    • Chrome 49.0
    • Maxthon 5.0
  • Windows 7
    • Firefox 40.0
    • Chrome 33.0
    • Yandex Browser 16.6
    • Sogou Explorer 2.0
    • Opera 43.0
    • UC Browser 6.0
    • Edge 87.0
    • Iron 74.0
    • Coc Coc Browser 49.0
  • Windows 8
    • Chrome 66.0
    • Opera 63.0
    • Firefox 69.0
  • Windows 8.1
    • Chrome 61.0
    • Firefox 40.0
    • Yandex Browser 18.1
    • Opera 64.0
    • Avast SafeZone 1.48
    • Edge 87.0
    • Waterfox 56.3
  • WinPhone10
    • Edge Mobile 14.0
  • Windows Vista
    • Firefox 48.0
    • Chrome 39.0
    • Opera 36.0
    • Yandex Browser 17.4
  • Windows XP
    • Chrome 49.0
    • Opera 36.0
    • Firefox 51.0
  • Xbox OS 10
    • Edge 18.0
  • iOS
    • Safari 12.1
    • Chrome 87.0
  • ipadOS
    • Safari 13.0
  • macOS
    • Safari 11.0
    • Chrome 63.0
    • Firefox 63.0
    • Opera 53
    • Edge 81.0


If your operating system or browser is not listed here, this does not mean that it is not supported. It just has not been tested yet. Therefore, feel free to check yourself.

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Privacy

  1. All operations necessary for testing are performed in the browser, and all data is stored only in the user’s device memory.
  2. We do not save technical information until the user posts his review.
  3. If the user does not publish the review, all data from device memory is destroyed when the page is closed.
  4. Reviews are public and contain only technical information about the tested cameras.
  5. We do not in any way store photos taken by users with their webcams.

Disclaimer

The test results depend on various factors, which is why it is impossible to guarantee an error-free testing algorithm. Nevertheless, we will always improve our testing tool and fix any errors found. If you find any errors or you have any suggestions, please contact us at manhthevinh1989@gmail.com [external_footer]

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