Python Webcam

Open-source Python projects categorized as Webcam Edit details

Top 13 Python Webcam Projects

  • DeepFaceLive

    Real-time face swap for PC streaming or video calls

    Project mention: Someone is pretending to be me. | | 2022-09-27
  • Linux-Fake-Background-Webcam

    Faking your webcam background under GNU/Linux, now supports background blurring, animated background, colour map effect, hologram effect and on-demand processing.

    Project mention: Fake Cam doesn't work | | 2022-09-30

    I'm trying to install Linux-Fake-Background-Webcam, which in turn requires 4l2loopback. Following the 4l2loopback manual, I try the following command to install it:

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  • qbr

    A webcam-based 3x3x3 rubik's cube solver written in Python 3 and OpenCV.

  • webcam-filters

    Add filters (background blur, etc) to your webcam on Linux.

  • scan-for-webcams

    scan for webcams on the internet

    Project mention: Scan For Webcams on the internet easily, with automatic checking of accessibility, text descriptions of the footage, timezone of the camera and more. | | 2022-05-17
  • MODNet-BGRemover

    A deep learning approach to remove background & adding new background image

    Project mention: remove image background using streamlit | | 2022-07-28
  • SkunkBooth

    Text based command line webcam photobooth app


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  • play-chess-with-a-webcam

    Play Chess With a Webcam

    Project mention: DIY smart chess board to play on Lichess! | | 2021-12-03
  • Fake-Stream

    Allows infinite streaming of a video as webcam output for different applications like Zoom, Skype etc.

  • webcam-virtual-background

    Enjoying web conference with virtual backgrounds on linux

  • webcam-access-monitor

    D-Bus service and Gnome Shell extension to monitor webcam access.

    Project mention: To the Linux users: is it possible to query whether the microphone is disconnected physically? | | 2022-09-08

    You could dmesg | grep -i "Camera" but I don't think that would work well for a status bar monitor. I did find this defunct gnome extension that monitors webcam activity. There's also a webcam manager gnome extension but that seems to be a software based solution for disabling the webcam.

  • camKapture

    Take photos and videos with your webcam, with fun graphical effects

    Project mention: A simple keyboard based webcam application | | 2022-01-31


  • pyWCam

    python script to host webpage of a webcam.

NOTE: The open source projects on this list are ordered by number of github stars. The number of mentions indicates repo mentiontions in the last 12 Months or since we started tracking (Dec 2020). The latest post mention was on 2022-09-30.

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What are some of the best open-source Webcam projects in Python? This list will help you:

Project Stars
1 DeepFaceLive 7,704
2 Linux-Fake-Background-Webcam 1,409
3 qbr 491
4 webcam-filters 475
5 scan-for-webcams 175
6 MODNet-BGRemover 67
7 SkunkBooth 44
8 play-chess-with-a-webcam 22
9 Fake-Stream 14
10 webcam-virtual-background 11
11 webcam-access-monitor 6
12 camKapture 1
13 pyWCam 0
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