Can i use a pc webcam or an ip cam with alfred


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Which device has the problem? Viewer or Camera
Device Model Name:
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Hi @daniel.malsom84,

Thank you for reaching out!

Alfred is a mobile app that turns smartphones/tablets into cameras. It is not compatible with any ip cams, but we do plan to make it possible for Alfred to turn pc webcams into Camera devices in the future. Please stay tuned!

In the meantime, you can monitor multiple Camera devices with Alfred’s WebViewer:

Hope this helps!


I downloaded Blue Stacks android emulsion for PC. Then installed and ran Alfred continuously for two weeks while away. The program worked great.
Monitored from my cell phone on not so fast networks.


Any idea when I can use my PC as Webcam? I want to use my phone as mobile viewer.


@rpcvmichelle there are other options available for Windows whilst we wait for Alfred’s version. Contact me by email for more information.

PC or Laptop (Windows) as a security camera


I also am very interested in being able to expand my Alfred devices to include old computers with webcams. PLEASE ADD THIS FUNCTIONALITY.