Best webcam service?

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  1. HamYai

    HamYai New Member

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    Hi,

    I just got me a webcam, but what's best to use for communicating?

    MSN, Skype, Yahoo or another?

    Also, me and a distant partner want to be able to record each other's cam sessions, what's best for doing that?

    Excuse ignorance, but all new to us.:smile:
     
  2. Mikayla

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    I guess its different what people like to comunicate on cam with but for me its Skype that works the best. Its fast and doesnt freeze. Yahoo works worst for me.

    Not sure about the cam session recording, sorry :smile:
     
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    If you have a MAC...iChat is the best, great resolution, no time lag, audio capable
     
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  5. ManlyBanisters

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    You and your mac :rolleyes::wink: (@ indy)

    Recording? No idea - you could use other software to prerecord something and send that - I have no idea about recording sessions.

    I use Yahoo at the moment - I'm not too impressed. The cam freezes (outgoing) and the sound quality (incoming) is often poor. With the freezing on my cam I often wonder if it is because my cam is way old - his cam doesn't seem to do the same and is a much newer beast.

    I have only used Skype once and had no problems with it - it seemed a lot smoother.

    I used MSN messenger a couple of years ago and it was shite.
     
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    usually yahoo - when it works !
    lately mebeam kinda fun - lpsg room
     
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  8. HamYai

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    Thanks for the Skype suggestion. Will avoid Yahoo if it freezes.

    Boring old Windows I'm afraid.

    :biggrin1::biggrin1::biggrin1::biggrin1::biggrin1::biggrin1:

    YouTube - Monty Python - Travel agents sketch\Theory of the Brontos.

    About 40 seconds in, you'll find.:biggrin1::biggrin1::biggrin1::biggrin1::biggrin1:

    Oh well seems like Skype it is then.

    My internet security went ape-shit when I went to oovoo,s site.

    Thanks to everyone who's responded with suggestions, so far.:smile:
     
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    I like ICUII ...it has a yearly fee..but LOTS of people on there and has different rooms even fetish rooms to join. I HATE yahoo for cam...
     
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    oovoo isn't a security problem. Its just a new service. I know some pros that use it for call in stuff on webshows.
     
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    which of those provides the best resolution and frame rate for 15+ megabits/sec down 3 megabits/sec up ??
     
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