How to Use a Webcam on QQ

by Michael Wallace

QQ is free video capture software that you can download to your computer. It works with your Web camera and allows you to record video files and video chat as well. It is also user-friendly. Once it is downloaded to your computer, it takes little time to set up. After that, you can take pictures and video without any problems.

Step 1

Open your Internet browser and navigate to a site that offers QQ software downloads if you have not already installed this software on your computer.

Step 2

Click the "Download" tab to download the free software.

Step 3

Click on the QQ icon on your computer's desktop and follow the prompts on-screen to complete the installation.

Step 4

Click on QQ to open the program. If you have an integrated Web camera, it will automatically turn on and be synced with the program. If you have an external Web camera, press the power button to turn on the unit. Once turned on, the camera will be synced with the program.

Use the control panel in the program window to take pictures or record video. These functions can be completed by clicking the corresponding tab or button in the window.


About the Author

Michael Wallace has been a freelance copywriter and journalist since 2003. He served in the U.S. Navy and attended the Academy of Art University in San Francisco. Specializing in writing technical articles, Wallace has contributed to city publications such as "San Diego City Beat."

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