Capture WebCam to Video Files with C# VB .NET.

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.NET library to display and to capture local (USB) and online (URL) camera to video files with C# and VB .NET Framework and .NET Core.


About The CSCamera is a .NET library that allows developers to display and to capture local camera (such a USB or webcam) to many types of video files, such as AVI, MP4, MPEG, FLV, VOB, WMV etc.. easily, with C# VB .NET.

  • .NET library (standard) for .NET Framework and .NET Core.
  • Display camera activities in your program.
  • USB / Webcam / URL camera.
  • Based on the FFmpeg libraries (LGPL).
  • Capture the camera to many types of video files:
    • AVI
    • FLV
    • MOV
    • MP4
    • MPEG
    • MKV
    • MTS
    • VOB
    • WEBM
    • WMV
    • and more 60+ video (and audio) formats.
  • Display a preview.
  • Get all the installed camera devices.
  • Get all the installed audio devices.
  • Capture / Stop / Pause / Resume.
  • High quality results.
  • For WPF / Winform / Console Apps.
  • Many relevant events.
  • Built in threads handling.
  • Safe exit.
  • Easy to use.
  • For C# / VB / ASP .NET.
  • C# / VB .NET well documented examples.
  • Cut your developing time up to 80%.
  • Just import the library to your program and start to work immediately.
  • The source code of this component is also available.
  • Can be use in a FREE and commercial products.


Here is a snap example of using the CSWebCam in order save the camera activity to video file using C#:

  1. Download the CSWebCam to your machine.
  2. Extract the compressed file (with 7-zip).
  3. Open the CSWebCam.sln with Visual Studio.
FREE Download SDK
The CSWebCam is available for FREE for learning or for FREE purposes, for commercial or any other use please order a license.
Order a license here
  • You can distribute the library with commercial products.
  • You will get your own UserName and UserKey.
  • The price is one-time-fee of $89 and it contains an online support.
  • The source code of the library is also available under MS-PL license.
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