How to Convert a USB Camera to an IP Camera

With many advantages of an IP camera, it is becoming an increasingly popular choice. Switching from a USB camera to IP camera no longer includes discarding your USB camera. With IP camera software, you’re able to make your USB camera work as an IP camera. With a few clicks of a mouse, you can be on your way to capturing quality video with an IP camera.

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Open your web browser of choice and type “www.download.com” into the address bar of your browser.

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Click on “Downloads” at the top of the Download.com homepage.

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Type in “WebCam Monitor” in the search bar located in the upper right corner of the screen.

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Find “WebCam Monitor” on the download.com search results page. More than likely, it will be your first search result on the list.

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Click on the “Download Now” button to the right side of the ‘Webcam Monitor” program.

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Click on the “Save File” button when the “Opening wcm.exe” download box pop ups.

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Plug in your USB camera into the PC USB port.

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Locate the destination of the save program (wcm.exe) and double click on it.

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Read the installation guide and follow the instructions. Within a few clicks, the program should be ready to go.

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Open the “WebCam Monitor” program and click on “Add Camera.” The “Webcam Monitor” camera wizard should show up within seconds.

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Click on the “Next” button and select your USB Camera from the drop down list.

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Click on the “Finish” button.