How to download Snap Camera

In recent years, the use of video calls to stay in touch with friends and family has increased dramatically. On the other hand, it is a complete and versatile form of communication, within everyone’s reach. Too bad, however, that even video calls, in the long run, can become boring.

If you’ve come this far, it’s probably because you want to make your video calls more fun, and by doing some research online, you’ve discovered Snap Camera: a computer program created by the creators of the famous Snapchat app for smartphones and tablets, able to make video calls with friends more fun thanks to the use of filters and special effects. The database of filters in the application is practically infinite, so you can really have fun without ever getting bored. Furthermore, it is also possible to create new ones.

If you want to know more and want to learn how to download Snap Camera, read on: in this tutorial I will show you how to download Snap Camera on your Windows PC or Mac and how to use it on some of the most popular video calling platforms, to make your communications more fun. I assure you that you will not regret it!

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Preliminary information

How to download Snap Camera

Snap Cameraas mentioned above, is a free program for Windows And macOS made by the same developers as Snapchatin fact it integrates all filters in augmented reality, called Lensesalso present in the aforementioned app for smartphones and tablets.

With Snap Camera, you can add virtually any effect to your face, such as a puppy’s nose and ears, hearts, a particular hat, and more. Furthermore, from the application it is also possible to take and record videos directly, to then share directly with your friends.

The most interesting feature of Snap Camera, however, is its own compatibility with the main applications dedicated to video callsSuch as Google Meet, Discord, Zoom And Skype. With a few tricks, you can wow your friends during a video call on any platform.

Snap Camera is compatible with PCs with an operating system Windows 10 (and later) and with Macs equipped with macOS 10.11 or later. In addition, a minimal hardware in order to make the most of the application and all its filters in real time (as well as a good webcam, of course): specifically, the computer in use must have at least an Intel Core i3 2.5GHz or AMD FX processor 4300 at 2.6GHz, 4GB of RAM and an Intel HD Graphics 4000, Nvidia GeForce 710 or AMD Radeon HD 6450 graphics card. These are fairly basic technical specifications, now present in most PCs on the market in recent years.

If your computer has everything you need to get started, you’re ready to download the software – here’s how.

How to download Snap Camera on PC

How do you say? You are no longer in the skin and want to try Snap Camera right away but you don’t know how to do it? Don’t worry, that’s what I’m here for. Throughout this chapter I will show you how to download Snap Camera on PC: whether you have a Windows computer or a Mac, continuing to read you will find all the information you need.

How to download Snap Camera on Windows

How to download Snap Camera on Windows

Let’s start by seeing how to download Snap Camera on Windows. Then open the official Snap Camera website and click on the button download present in the center of the screen or at the top right. On the next screen, you will be shown the minimum system requirements and license agreement, which you will need to accept. Check the boxes “I have read the Privacy Policy and agree to the Snap Camera License Agreement and the Terms of Service” And “I’m not a robot” and press the button Download for PC.

After a few seconds of waiting, the system will start downloading the Snap camera installation package. Once the download is complete, double-click the package just downloaded and then click on the button Yup in the window that opens, relating to the Windows User Account Control. Then click on the button Next four consecutive times, then on Install And Finishto conclude the setup.

How to download Snap Camera on Mac

How to download Snap Camera on Mac

If you own a Macto download Snap Camera, connected to the official website of the program, accept the license agreement and then check the box I am not a robot and click on the button Download for Mac which appears below. After a few seconds of waiting, the system will start downloading the Snap Camera installation package.

Once the download is complete, double-click on the package just downloaded, to start the software installation process. In the first screen of the installation package, click on the button Go on at the bottom right, then click on the button Installtype the password on the Mac and finally click on the button Close.

When asked if you want to move the setup file to the Trash, choose freely. Well, now you are done and you can seamlessly use Snap Camera on your Mac!

How to download Snap Camera on Chromebook

How to download Snap Camera on Chromebook

How do you say? You want to find out how to download Snap Camera on Chromebook? Unfortunately I have bad news for you. Snap Camera is not compatible with Chromebooks, so you will not be able to use the application on your computer.

If, however, you don’t want to give up the possibility of making your video calls more fun, you can resort to gods online services or to app for android (like the same Snapchat) that allow the application of filters such as those of Snap Camera.

How to download Snap Camera for Google Meet

How to download Snap Camera for Google Meet

As anticipated, Snap Camera becomes much more fun if used while making a video call with friends using one of the many compatible communication platforms, for example Google Meet.

After installing Snap Camera on your Windows PC or Mac, you can use it with Meet by connecting to the official website of the service and logging in with your Google account.

At this point, click on the icon Settings present at the top right (the gear). In the menu that appears, then select the tab Video and in the menu dedicated to video camera select Snap Camera: in this way, every time you start a video call on Google Meet you will use the virtual Snap Camera with the relative filters by default.

How do you say? Do you also use Google Meet for work video calls and don’t want to always have Snap Camera active? No fear. If you want activate the Snap Camera only a few timesall you have to do is select it once you have started a video call.

During a video call, then click the i button three dots at the bottom and, in the pop-up menu, click on the item Settings. On the next screen, select the tab Videoyou choose Snap Camera as a video camera and that’s it.

How to download Snap Camera for Discord

How to download Snap Camera for Discord

Snap Camera is not only compatible with normal video calling programs, but can also be used on more complex platforms, such as the famous Discord: platform used mainly by gamers and in which you can stay in touch via instant messaging, calls and video calls with many users from all over the world, in special thematic rooms.

To use Snap Camera filters in Discord, open the user settings in the latter (by clicking on thegear at the bottom left, next to your avatar), select the tab Voice and videoscroll down and, in the Video settingschoose the Snap Camera as a webcam. Easy, right?

How to download Snap Camera on smartphones and tablets

How to download Snap Camera on smartphones and tablets

Now I know what you are thinking. After seeing how to do this on PC and Mac you would also like to understand how to download Snap Camera on smartphones and tablets, because maybe you are not the type who likes to be at the PC, but prefers mobility. Unfortunately, I have bad news for you: there is no way you can use Snap Camera on mobile devices.

Alternatively, however, you can try to have fun with the app Snapchat, which instead is available for both Android and iOS / iPadOS and, as mentioned, allows you to apply fun filters to your shots (even if you can’t use it on other messaging platforms). If you know absolutely nothing about this app, you can find out everything you need in my tutorial on how to use Snapchat.

Salvatore Aranzulla

Salvatore Aranzulla is the most widely read blogger and IT popularizer in Italy. He is known for discovering vulnerabilities on Google and Microsoft sites. He collaborates with computer magazines and edited the technological column of the newspaper Il Messaggero. He is the founder of Aranzulla.it, one of the thirty most visited sites in Italy, in which he responds with simplicity to thousands of computer-related doubts. He has published for Mondadori and Mondadori Informatica.

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