Top Free Webcam Sites

Mining the Internet for the Best Free Video Chat

Are you looking for free webcam sites? While you could spend hours searching the Internet for the best places to chat via video, and even voice and text, save time by trying these top picks based on user-friendliness and service quality. Connect your webcam and get started!

Editor's Note: While these free webcam sites offer strict guidelines for users, be aware that content on any of these sites could include images that are not safe for work, or could potentially violate local laws or community standards. Such content can include nudity, sexual acts and more.

Parents: Learn how to block access to websites or disable a webcam if you are concerned about your child getting access to these and other sites.

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Chat Roulette Free Webcam Sites
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Perhaps one of the best-known, if not infamous, free webcam sites, Chat Roulette is an anonymous, webcam service that randomly cycles through connections to other webcam users. The service earned a reputation as something of a sophomoric and pornographic romp, attracting a wide range of sometimes explicit webcam tastes.

Efforts were made by its creators to "clean up" the content, including changes to the usage terms and a requirement that users register. However, be forewarned that Chat Roulette is easily a not-safe-for-work (NSFW) site!


Chatville Free Webcam Site

ChatVille is a free webcam community for adults from all over the world. ChatVille describes itself random video chat meets social networking that creates a "nightclub-like" experience. You can create private chat rooms and invite people you choose, and what happens in ChatVille stays in ChatVille, so to speak.

ChatVille was once available through Facebook as an app, but it is now reachable directly through the ChatVille website.

Omegle (

Omegle Free Webcam Site

Omegle, like Chat Roulette, is a free webcam site that offers anonymous webcam and text chatting. Despite its simple design, this site gets plenty of traffic. The site says video is monitored and to "keep it clean!" But be forewarned, like any anonymous random chat site of this sort, what you get may easily be not-safe-for-work (NSFW).

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Oovoo Free Webcam Site

With more emphasis on webcam chat and conferencing, ooVoo offers webcam chat for free with not one, but up to 12 people at once! It also offers screen sharing, free voice calling, and more. It is also offered on mobile devices, including iOS and Android.

You can upgrade to a premium version at any time to remove ads.

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Paltalk Free Webcam Site

Free video, voice and text group chat site Paltalk offers webcam chatrooms with users from around the world. Unlike some other services specializing in anonymous chat, Paltalk users must register, making it easier to keep track of user abuses. An adult content filter also protects Paltalk users, rating rooms based on the possibility of adult webcam content. 

TinyChat (

Tiny Chat Free Webcam Site

Tiny Chat is innovative and makes the creation of webcam chat rooms for you and friends fast and simple. In addition to private chat with friends, public chat rooms make meeting new friends anonymously easy. Tiny Chat is a good alternative to Chat Roulette in that there are multiple safety settings and a clear effort to keep Tiny Chat clean.


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AV by AIM is a free private webcam service from AOL. Users can launch a private webcam chat with up to three contacts simultaneously, in addition to text chat. Features AIM integration.

AIM and AOL have gone through many changes, so it is uncertain how well supported the AV by AIM service is—it launched in 2011 but still retains a "beta" status label, and its feedback page links to a nonexistent Google spreadsheet document

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