Snap Camera

The magic of Snapchat Lenses, now on desktop

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#1 Product of the DayOctober 27, 2018

Snap Camera lets you apply Lenses to your face while using your computer's webcam. Utilize Snap Camera in your favorite third party live streaming or video chat applications by selecting Snap Camera as your webcam device. .

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Reviews

  • Pros: 

    SO AWESOME!!!!

    Cons: 

    NONE. JUST NONE

    This app is what I wanted in AR in years, and it supports mac!

    necroshadow has used this product for one day.
  • Harris Sid
    Harris SidDigital Marketing Growth Hacker
    Pros: 

    The twitch use-case is really neat! I hope there can be more contextual integration with such apps

    Cons: 

    None that I can think of.

    Great app and THOUSANDS OF WIN POINTS for showing desktop some love.

    Harris Sid has used this product for one day.

Discussion

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Chris Messina
Chris MessinaHunter@chrismessina · Product designer & entrepreneur
Why create a dedicated hardware device (i.e. Facebook Portal, Echo Show, et al) when you can just launch a desktop video chat app with lenses for Mac and Windows?
Dave Poly
Dave PolyPro@davepoly · Building PostPilot.io. Huge Marvel geek.
Wicked smaaaht. Are Sponsored Lenses a part of the distribution too? Imagine a Twitch player with a huge following using a Sponsored Lense on an hour long feed. I can imagine Snap then charging advertisers some type of rate for that distribution or "air time" in the future.
John Palmer
John Palmer@john_c_palmer · Software Engineer
@davepoly very cool idea
Duarte Martins
Duarte Martins@duarteosrm · Founder, thenoocoffee.com
@davepoly This is actually a great use case for advertising.
Colin Kiama
Colin Kiama@colinkiama · Computer Science Undergrad
I love how they aren't just an app, they are a "camera platform". Really excited to see what's next!
Ryan HooverPro@rrhoover · Founder, Product Hunt
I'm surprised this didn't get more attention. Following their release of SnapKit earlier this year, this is their second big platform move.
Anna Filou
Anna Filou@anna_0x · Tech Geek, Web Designer
Guys, sorry for the potentially stupid question, but do I need to have a Snapchat account (I don't) to use this or is it available for everyone?
necroshadow
necroshadow@spartan16601 · A G4M3R
@anna_0x You don't need one, just install and use
Anna Filou
Anna Filou@anna_0x · Tech Geek, Web Designer
@spartan16601 Thanks for the info! Will do~
necroshadow
necroshadow@spartan16601 · A G4M3R