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Shareware; $15

Current Version: 1.9.5 (March 18, 2002) / 2.0 (April 19, 2007)

Webcams are fun, but they can get cumbersome and dreary if viewed from a regular web browser. iCamMaster is a very nice program that has been specially designed to browse Web cams all over the world from an easy-to-browse and attractive, flexible interface. Included are addresses to over 1000 Web cams; you can add as many of your own as you like, and it automatically alerts you whenever new cams are available (nice). iCamMaster requires OS 8 or later, and only runs on Power Macintoshes.

Version 1.9.5 - the latest version for "Classic" Mac OS - adds/changes the following:

  • New option to display last modified date in local time instead of GMT.
  • Torn off cams info (url,email, icq) can be edited.

Version 2.0 - the latest version for Mac OS X, and the first new non-beta release in over two and a half years - adds/changes the following:

  • iCamMaster is now Universal Binary. Runs natively on both on PowerPC- and Intel-based Macs.
  • Setting a cam as desktop picture now works on Mac OS X.
  • Minor bugs fixed.
  • New low registration price US$ 15.
  • New since beta 1: Check Cams Window allows to check availability or outdated cams.
  • New since beta 1: Cosmetic changes in the browser window.
  • New since beta 1: Now dragging a webcam clip shows a translucent picture of the webcam instead of its frame.
  • New since beta 1: Cosmetic changes in the Preferences dialog box.
  • New since beta 1: Now its possible to select a notification sound for changes in NewCams or TopCams.
  • New since beta 1: All oudated (more than one month) or unavailable bundled cams have been removed.
  • New since beta 1: Fixed Printing.

User Reviews

"This is so cool . . . this doesn't use a web browser, it shows the picture in its own window, web cam, sattelite images, financial graphs (?!), weather forecasts - fabulous."
—Christopher Mahon

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Related Links

Are you looking for an older version of a browser, but can't seem to find it? The Browser Archive and Darrel Knutson's Macintosh Web Browser Page are the places to visit!

Also Consider . . .

These are applications that are newer and of potential interest, but which I haven't yet selected for permanent inclusion. Have a look, and let me know if you think they deserve to be part of the permanent collection!