A huge variety of third-party software can take advantage of USBVision or VideoGlide
For Mac OS X. Any application that supports standard QuickTime video digitizers
can be used. The following list shows just some of the many choices.
Take virtually any image -from video camera or other sources -and broadcast it on
the world-wide-web. Add overlay text and graphics and customize your upload schedules.
ImageCaster takes full advantage of the USBVision software multi-device support allowing
multiple video sources to be simulcast. ImageCaster is highly recommended by EchoFX.
QuickTime Broadcaster is Apple's live encoding software that lets you produce
professional-quality live events for online delivery -quickly, easily and affordably.
Note that QuickTime Braodacaster supports only one out-going video stream per computer.
Live Channel Pro is a complete software solution for producing, streaming and
broadcasting live video over the web and out to video simultaneously, replacing the
functionality of expensive video production and broadcasting hardware.
Wirecast is a feature rich dynamic web broadcaster with very sophisticated
multimedia options. Wirecast supports multiple cameras and multiple
bTV and bTV Pro
View video from any video input source, either in a window or full screen on an
entire monitor. Video can be captured to disk as a standard QuickTime movie file
and single frames can be saved as image files. The Pro version includes movie playback
and editing, stop motion animation, time lapse capture, motion detection, DV stream
input/output, and frame averaging.
Video Viewer is a versatile viewer for live video sources. You can view video in
a window or fullscreen, copy snapshots to the clipboard and more.
SecuritySpy is a multi-camera video surveillance application for the Macintosh.
This software will enable you to set up a comprehensive and effective
surveillance system quickly and easily. SecuritySpy's state-of-the-art motion
detection feature means that you can choose to capture footage only when there
is some activity to record. In addition, you can use the timelapse feature to
record continuously. SecuritySpy can use multiple USBVision devices
SubRosaSoft HomeGuardian is a tool to help guard your home. Integrating movement
detection, sound detection, and very flexible reporting, it turns your computer
into a high technology security system. HomeGaurdian can use multiple USBVision devices
Home automation software. Supports live video backgrounds in graphic views.
Delicious Library helps you rediscover your home library. Just point your camera at
the barcode on the back of any book, movie, music, or video game. Within seconds the
item's cover appears on your digital shelves filled with tons of in-depth information
downloaded from one of six different web sources from around the world.
Comic Life is highly regarded software that gives you a super-quick and easy way to
create astounding comics, beautiful picture albums and enticing instruction booklets to
name a few of the many possibilities. Images can be dragged straight from a live video
feed into a comic book.
HD Log is a powerful tool for indexing and cataloging video from analog or digital
sources in preparation for editing, archiving, or sharing. It is especially helpful
in long form projects, transcriptions, and extracting frames for printing.
ArKaos VJ lets professional video jockeys and installation and event artists work with
image files, movie files, and live video sources, along with loads of different
effect types and sequences to make great live VJ performances.
iStopMotion can be used by educators, professional and amateur film makers to create
astonishing work. iStopMotion is the tool of choice for Stop Motion Animation
(aka. Claymation) and time lapse recording.
Max/MSP and Jitter
Max/MSP is a graphical environment for music, audio, and multimedia processing.
Jitter is used in the Max/MSP environment for real-time video processing,
custom effects, 2D/3D graphics, audio/visual interaction, data visualization,
iChalk lets users do anything they could do with a regular blackboard, and more.
Users can use the blackboard for teaching math, swapping ideas on a graphical
organizer, or just doodle. The trace feature let's users drag and drop a picture,
or a frame from a live video source onto the blackboard, and trace over it with ease.
Videocue lets you write a speech, then records you reading it back. You can
include movies, images and titles in your presentation. Videocue also allows you to
include a live video feed in your presentation.
With Oculus you can create your own WebCam page, create time lapse movies of
your home or office and watch for movement or noise in a remote location.
Use EvoCam to publish a webcam with streaming video, view and record video from network
cameras and video servers, create timelapse movies, or use it as part of your home
security system with its configurable motion sensors.
KeyCamX is liteweight webcam software for Macintosh. You can use it just for fun
or for serious applications including protection of your property.
Video Broadcaster Webcam broadcasting software, hosting, and chat. All you need to have
your Webcam live in minutes. Connected to the highly popular WebcamNow.com video chat community.
Completely free including hosting.
CamSpinner lets users publish a web cam on a web site, grab still images and record
QuickTime and MPEG movies using QuickTime compatible web cams.
Apple's iChatAV deliberately ignores third-party hardware such as USBVision devices.
With iChatUSBCam and USBVision you can lift this restriction and use any analog video
device with iChatAV. Note that iChatAV requires Mac OS 10.3 or later.
iSpQ VideoChat desktop conferencing software connects you with people from around the
world in a live chat community. Connecting is easy with public directories, private chat
rooms, and an online contact list. Breakthrough video and voice technology enable a real
and natural experience that shrinks any distance between two or more people.
Yahoo! Messenger allows you to send instant messages. Instant messages are used
to communicate with friends on the Internet. Yahoo! Messenger supports video chatting.
iVisit integrates audio, video, chat and messaging into a simple but powerful package
that works on dial-up and broadband connections, PC and Mac computers.
Session integrates Voice over IP, Video over IP, application sharing and media sharing
into a single desktop solution.
Apple's iLife suite video editor. iMovie requires DV Stream input. USBVision movies
can be exported to DV Stream format using USBVision Exporter included as part
of the USBVision For Mac OS X package.