Webcam stretch, expand your web cam to its maximum. High quality broadcast 640x480 resolution

Broadcast true 640x480 images and discover the true potential of your webcam! with WackyB's Cam-Stretch

(Note: All Images that follow are actual screen shots from Yahoo Messenger and Skype showing the capabilities of Cam-Stretch - they are not simulated images)


 CamStretch lets you:

  • Improve your webcam quality up to 400%*
  • Broadcast at 640x480 resolution (standard size 320x240)
  • Broadcast your webcam in multiple applications at the same time! Use the same physical webcam in Yahoo Messenger/Skype/CamFrog/MSN Live Messenger/Eyeball Chat, +many more... simultaneously!
  • Broadcast a fake web cam. You don't have to own a web cam to use CamStretch as your webcam in any IM application. Webcam emulator lets you choose from:
    • Image slideshow
    • AVI video
    • Screen Capture (full desktop, select area, track window*)
    as your webcam
  • High quality pan and zoom, flip image, invert effects on all webcam sources
  • CamChat lets you chat with your friends directly over your webcam image
  • WackyB's Cam-S-t-r-e-t-c-h is your all round webcam enhancement tool, Improved image quality, webcam split, webcam emulator, desktop screen capture, digital zoom + more... boost your cam to it's max

*Check that your webcam can support resolutions up to 640x480
*Window tracking lets you capture a selected window even when you move/resize/covered by other windows or moved off screen




January 31st 2007
Version 1.2.2 , 4.3mb

 Quick Links


Standard webcams are stuck at 320x240 even thou most modern webcams are capable of going as high as 640x480


Viewers can increase the image size but it's only ever a poor quality digital zoom

CamStretch lets you break free of this restriction, broadcasting at your web cam's highest resolution, your webcam is capable... you have a super fast broadband connection... now WackyB's Cam-S-t-r-e-t-c-h lets your favorite messenger catch up!

Image shows webcam received at 100% 640x480
(Please note that in some messaging applications the preview image you see will remain at the smaller 320x240 but remember all your viewers will see the improved image quality and clarity)

 How to use WackyB Cam-S-t-r-e-t-c-h

  1. Download and install WackyB Cam-S-t-r-e-t-c-h from [here...]
  2. Open up your webcam application (Tested with Latest versions of Yahoo Messenger, MSN Live, Skype, Camfrog, Eyeball Video Messaging, + many more...)
  3. Configure your web cam setup from your application and select your camera source as
    'WackyB-Cam-S-T-R-E-T-C-H' (Example shown below for Yahoo messenger)

  4. Start WackyB Cam-S-t-r-e-t-c-h and select an input source:
    • Webcam
    • AVI Video
    • Image (Tip: Drag'n'drop multiple images to display as a slide show)
    • Screen Capture
  5. Enjoy broadcasting with higher quality images :)

 Yahoo Messenger Example (1)

Image comparisons above and below show the same image (areas are zoomed to show detail). Top image is a standard webcam zoomed to 200%, below is WackyB-Cam-S-t-r-e-t-c-h at 100%. CamStretch shows no blocky edges and improved detail :)


 Yahoo Messenger Example (2)

Above image 200% zoom, Below 100%

Zoomed sections of the above screen shots illustrates the dramatic results achieved



 Skype Example (1)

Skype Video broadcast takes full advantage of your connection speed, combined with high quality digital zoom image quality looks good even at 200% zoom

CamStretch doubles the resolution improving image quality and clarity
(Image displayed from slideshow feature of CamStretch)

Above zoomed image section with standard resolution broadcasting, below enhanced with WackyB's Cam-S-t-r-e-t-c-h giving a crisp and sharper image


 Skype Example (2)

CamStretch has advanced built-in options for broadcasting all or part of your desktop over your webcam. With the increased resolution you can now provide live demonstrations or help and support over your webcam.
WackyB Cam-S-t-r-e-t-c-h lets you select individual windows (web browser, messenger, other application) and CamStretch does the rest tracking any movement and resizing. Unlike some screen capture utilities, CamStretch can keep broadcasting when you drag the window off screen or cover with other application windows!

Above with some screen capture utilities, below with WackyB Cam-S-t-r-e-t-c-h

Switch your camera into overdrive with WackyB Cam-S-t-r-e-t-c-h!...

 Quick Links


 Don't forget to check out other cool programs and free utilities from WackyB:

 • StickerCam - The fun way to record and broadcast your webcam!
 • Yahoo Messenger Archive Viewer - View, print, save, share you chat archives for all users.
 • Desktop SlideShow - View your favorite images full screen while you work
 • Image Label - Quick and simple bulk image label (watermark)
 • Desktop Window Ghost - Advanced windows management lets you 'ghost' application windows (click/type through them), add transparency and keep windows on top
 • Yahoo Plugins, Misc utilities and more at our download page [here...]

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