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WebcamJS - HTML5 Webcam Image Capture Library

Written by Kevin Liew on 04 May 2016
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If you're looking for a plugin that captures images using webcam, you're in luck. The open source WebcamJS is a tiny standalone Javascript library for capturing images via your webcam using HTML5 getUserMedia.

The good thing is - it will fallback to flash if the native HTML5 wasn't supported. You won't have to do anything to support old browsers at all, it will do it automatically. The images captured will be exported as JPEG or PNG Data URIs which you will able to upload image data to server easily.

WebcamJS has quite a few options, you can set image format, jpeg quality and force using Adobe Flash fallback mode. To help you start using it, they've provided a few demonstrations and tutorials as guide.

Browser support

Though the native HTML5 isn't widely supported, it will fallback to flash if required. It's a matter of time for other browsers such as IE to support it.

OSBrowserNotes
Mac OS X Chrome 30+ Works -- Chrome 47+ requires HTTPS
Mac OS X Firefox 20+ Works
Mac OS X Safari 6+ Requires Adobe Flash Player
Windows Chrome 30+ Works -- Chrome 47+ requires HTTPS
Windows Firefox 20+ Works
Windows IE 9 Requires Adobe Flash Player
Windows IE 10 Requires Adobe Flash Player
Windows IE 11 Requires Adobe Flash Player

SPECIFICATIONS & DOWNLOAD

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