How to open the camera on laptop Windows 7/8/10

Most laptops have a webcam so we can use the front camera on the computer. With this camera, we can easily call video calls when using video calling applications with computer versions such as calling video calls on Zalo PC, calling video calls on Facebook PC, .

We do not need to use more devices Removable cameras to connect to laptops like desktop computers. In different Win versions, the way to open the camera is generally not too different or need to set up many other customizations.

The following article will show you how to open the camera on Windows versions on your laptop, no matter it is a specialized graphic design laptop or just a laptop for watching movies.

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1. How to open the camera on Win 7 lapotop

With Win 7 Laptop Feature, if you have the camera open software installed, we just need to click on the Start button and enter the camera in the search box to open it.

In case there is no software to open the camera on the laptop, we need to install software that supports CyberLink YouCam.

Step 1:

Click on the link below to download CyberLink YouCam to your computer and then start to install.

Link download CyberLink YouCam software  

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Step 2:

Select the language of the software is English, the software installation folder and then click Next below to continue.

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When displaying the interface as shown below, we click the Continue button to complete the installation of CyberLink YouCam software on Windows 7.

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Step 3:

Open CyberLink YouCam software and you will see the webcam screen displayed on the software interface. Press the circle icon in the middle of the screen to take a picture. You can change to video recording mode if you want.

In addition CyberLink YouCam provides many effects, photo frames to use.

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2. Instructions to open the camera on Win 8

We hover over the right screen and enter the camera keyword into the search box. When the result is displayed, just press the camera to open it.

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3. Open camera on Win 10 laptop

Step 1:

At the interface on the computer we enter the camera keyword into the search bar and then click on the search results.

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Step 2:

Display the screen interface with the camera on the computer. The camera automatically recognizes the face displayed in the screen. The face is identified and represented in a square. 2 left icons to toggle HDR mode, select the countdown time before taking a picture.

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To take a photo, click on the camera icon. If you want to record a video, click on the video icon above.

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Display the video recording screen, press the center video recording button to record a video.

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Step 3:

Click the gear icon to change settings when taking photos and recording videos. When taking a picture, the interface changes as shown below.

  1. Show advanced control: replace the countdown mode to take photos with the light bar.
  2. Photo Quality: select the image quality.
  3. Framing grid: will display the grid to help you align the image as you want.
  4. Time lapse: fast-forward time effect and after pressing the capture button, the software will proceed to record short videos with Time-lapse effect.

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Video editing part as shown below:

  1. Quality: to select video quality.
  2. Flicker reduction: adjust the scanning frequency to reduce flashing when recording video under led light.
  3. Digital video stabilization: record video at a more stable speed, but if shooting video in case the subject moves, this feature will make the camera focus more slowly.

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Above is how to open the camera on different Win operating systems on the laptop. If Cyberlink YouCam software is installed, we proceed with customization on the software interface, and with the camera available on the computer, the setup is simpler. Also, if you need to buy a best vlogging camera, please refer to Vlogging Guru,  you will choose a best camera like that.

I wish you all success!

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