This article contains some of the best IP camera apps for Windows 10 PC and Android Phones so that you can use your mobile as a webcam for PC. The best thing is that you can use some of these apps with Microsoft Teams, Skype, or any other video conferencing app on your computer.
Best IP Camera apps for Windows and Android
An Internet Protocol camera, or IP camera, is a type of digital video camera that receives control data and sends image data via an IP network. We will be discussing the following free IP camera apps for Windows 10 and Android:
- Iriun 4K Webcam
- IP Webcam
Let’s find out more about these apps.
DroidCam is one of the best solutions out there that allows you to use your mobile as a webcam for Windows 10/8/7 PC.
The user interface of Windows and Android apps is pretty good, uncluttered, and easy to use. It is possible to connect your phone via a Wi-Fi connection, USB cable, or Wi-Fi server. However, if you have Bluetooth compatible hardware attached to your PC, you can use the Bluetooth Server option.
First, install the app on your phone and download the client on your PC and run them. Following that, paste the Device IP on the desktop client as shown on your phone. Once you click the Start button, it starts using the phone camera instantly. Visit the official website to download the app.
2] Iriun 4K Webcam
Iruin 4K Webcam is another tool to use your mobile as a portable webcam for Windows 10 computer. The handiest feature of this app is that you can choose the video resolution. It is possible to select between 640 x 360px to 3840 x 2160px. However, the resolution also depends on the mobile you are using. If you have a 720p screen and choose the 4K resolution, it will show the 720p.
The only problem with this app is that your desktop and mobile must be connected to the same Wi-Fi network. It might be hectic for you to establish a connection between your phone and PC as it doesn’t offer Bluetooth Server or USB cable connectivity. Visit the official website to download the app.
3] IP Webcam
If you want minimal setup but the same output, IP Webcam is probably the best choice for you. Although the user interface of the Android app looks outdated, it works without any error. As usual, users require to connect both devices to the same Wi-Fi network.
One essential feature is that you can check the video feed using the Windows client and the browser. If you use the browser mode, you will get tons of more settings than the Windows client. However, if you want to use it with Microsoft Teams or Skype, the desktop client is mandatory. Check out the official website to download apps.
There are tons of other IP camera apps for Windows and Android. However, there are mainly two problems. First, most of them show watermarks. Second, they are paid apps. However, all these apps are free to use, and they do not display any watermarks.
Next, we will see how to use IP Camera apps with Microsoft Teams and Skype.