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Use screen as camera

Okey, is there any way I could use my screen in the same way as the webcam? Not screen sharing, but as a webcam in video chat? Thanks!

DanielK
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No, this is not possible. For this you need a webcam.

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OK; thanks
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Why not, if you have Windows 32bit: http://www.willingsoftware.com/help/howto.shtml#29

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That utility won't allow a standard computer montitor to be used as a webcam.




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Select desktop as a video source, then enable the 'Video Output' feature. Voila.

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Ok....if you say so.  :wink:




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