search cancel – CamTwist Adds Special Effects

Allocinit.comCamTwist is a Mac based app which adds special effects to your webcam videos.
It works with Skype, Ustream.


tv, Yahoo, and, among others. Once you’ve downloaded it, CamTwist gives you the option to spruce up your videos with such cool effects as flames, bullet holes, bubbles and earthquakes. There’s also a comic book cartoon effect which makes you it look like you stepped out of a pixilated animation. You can mix your video stream with still images from your desktop too. CamTwist is completely free. Most of the effects require that your computer supports Quartz Extreme. You can add your own effects using Quartz Composer or Objective-C plug-in. In Their Own Words

“CamTwist is a software package that lets you add special effects to your video chats. It’s also possible to stream your desktop and still images. With CamTwist, you can also use multiple video chat programs at the same time.”

Why It Might Be A Killer

CamTwist puts the fun back into video chats and live streaming video. The effects are quite versatile and they look more realistic than you’d expect.

Some Questions About

How resource intensive is this? Does it work immediately? How difficult is it to implement?

Author : Siri Marshall

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