The following review written by one of the Software Informer contributors applies to version 1.0
YouCam is the perfect companion for your online video chats with great effects to make your conversations even more funnier. With YouCam you can show your feelings instantly with animated emotion effects, apply charming filters or frames for a conversation with a theme, and mix in silly distortions to make you appear bigger, thinner or just weird. It supports Yahoo! Messenger, Windows Live Messenger, AOL Instant Messenger, or Skype. The program offers two modes for working with your webcam: live chat and video recording. You can also create display images, impressive 3D avatars, and video clips by capturing photos and videos with your web camera. Moreover, you can download tons of frames and effects from DirectorZone for free to create great pictures and rate the effects you like and see what other people are into. With YouCam you can share the fun by uploading your videos directly to YouTube or emailing videos and photos to your friends and family. With this incredible program you will turn your instant messaging software into a funhouse.