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SlothCam
SlothCam
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SlothCam

Version 3.44

Dashboard webcam viewer.

4.5
Based on 11 user ratesRead reviews & comments
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This app is no longer supported by it's developer. You can find similar apps here.

SlothCam overview

Slothcam is the only fully customizable webcam viewer for Dashboard. Just type your favorite webcam image URL into the preferences (or use one of the built-in webcams) and watch your favorite webcam from the Apple Dashboard environment.

Slothcam features include:

  • The ability to add and delete cameras, each with their own refresh rate.
  • The ability to cycle between cameras when dashboard is activated, at a set interval, or by pressing the arrow keys.

There is also now an iOS version of SlothCam for iPhone, iPad, and iPod Touch! Check out the SlothCam website for an app store link if you are interested!

What’s new in version 3.44

Updated on Nov 16 2012

Version 3.44:
  • SlothCam is now a native Mac OS X application. Added information on the widget about the new Mac app.
  • Added St. Catharines Ontario as another default webcam for new users.
  • Bug fixes.

Information

License

Free

Size

216 KB

Downloads

23047

App requirements

  • Intel 32
  • PPC 32
  • Mac OS X 10.4.11 or later
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Dorkypants
Dorkypants
Feb 22 2011
3.1
4.0
Feb 22 2011
4.0
Version: 3.1
The developer, Jackson Myers, after getting more details of the problem from me, sent a newer version to test. It fixed the problem I was having, and he'll release it as version 3.2 I'm raising the overall rating to 4 stars. I misses the 5-th star only because the configuration options on the back pane (and the UI*) aren't as self-explanatory as they could be, and "Reset Preferences" gives no warning that you'll lose all the URLs you've added to the list of webcams. * For example, did you know that left- and right-arrow will advance the image to the previous/next camera on your list? I haven't seen it documented anywhere and only discovered it by chance!
Dorkypants
Dorkypants
Feb 10 2011
3.1
4.0
Feb 10 2011
4.0
Version: 3.1
Auto cycle isn't working for me (ver. 3.1 on Snow Leopard 10.6.6). I see the caption bar turn red to indicate the image is updating, and it stays stuck there forever.
J-A-X
J-A-X
Dec 31 2010
2.97
5.0
Dec 31 2010
5.0
Version: 2.97
I just wanted to let everybody know that there is now an iOS version of SlothCam for iPhone, iPod Touch, and iPad. You can find it on the iTunes App Store, or find more info at http://www.jackson-myers.com
Jazzyguy
Jazzyguy
Jan 28 2010
2.95
5.0
Jan 28 2010
5.0
Version: 2.95
I Agree with the Developer.It is NOT his fault.EarthCam owns the Friday's WebCam and the Vegas one. But the Dashboard App works well so I was wrong and I am giving it 5Stars because it does what it is supposed to do!
Jazzyguy
Jazzyguy
Jan 28 2010
2.95
5.0
Jan 28 2010
5.0
Version: 2.95
OK I admit for what it is (Free) It is Ok but it is missing The cams I liked the best and that I think were popular with a lot of users, Friday's WebCam,Las Vegas wedding Chapel which had some interesting moments.I think that EarthCam as the author stated pulled out these. I guess they wanted MONEY!
Jazzyguy
Jazzyguy
Jan 26 2010
2.95
5.0
Jan 26 2010
5.0
Version: 2.95
Obviously you can no longer watch Web Cams provided by this widget in Dashboard, This widget is now useless and should be removed!
Jazzyguy
Jazzyguy
Jan 25 2010
2.95
5.0
Jan 25 2010
5.0
Version: 2.95
WTF!!!! This thing is totally messed up!
J-A-X
J-A-X
Nov 16 2007
2.93
5.0
Nov 16 2007
5.0
Version: 2.93
The only way I could see that happening would be if the image file is large enough to take up that kind of bandwidth even though Slothcam is only requesting the image once per minute.
Morjovy
Morjovy
Nov 14 2007
2.92
0.0
Nov 14 2007
0.0
Version: 2.92
i cannot understand how does the widget use my internet traffic. i set one webcam to update every 1 minute but it comsumes 250kB every second it works...
Mbryson21528
Mbryson21528
Oct 9 2007
2.92
0.0
Oct 9 2007
0.0
Version: 2.92
The only reason I downloaded this was to have the paris webcam and it hasnt worked since. Is there something that can be done??
Jeff-H-
Jeff-H-
Mar 29 2006
2.91
0.0
Mar 29 2006
0.0
Version: 2.91
I really like this, and will continue to use it, but it's a memory hog...
Nerfgun
Nerfgun
Dec 23 2005
2.91
0.0
Dec 23 2005
0.0
Version: 2.91
SlothCam is great, although it is not really true that it is the only customizable webcam widget; the 4webcams/9webcams/16webcams widgets are user-defined as well. But SlothCam works great for a single cam.
Miceli
Miceli
Dec 21 2005
2.9
0.0
Dec 21 2005
0.0
Version: 2.9
thank you and mary xmas.
Guest
Guest
Jul 25 2005
2.71
4.5
Jul 25 2005
4.5
Version: 2.71
It it possible for SlothCam to view animated gifs? I'm trying to get it to show http://sirocco.accuweather.com/nx_mosaic_640x480c/SIR/inmaSIRIL_.gif. Thanks!
Guest
Guest
Jul 24 2005
2.71
4.5
Jul 24 2005
4.5
Version: 2.71
This is great. A widget that's actually useful since my friends use it to monitor their kids at various day care centers with the tap of a button. I'd like to see one tiny feature added though, when you mouse over the image a small left pointing arrow would appear letting you flip back 10 or so images to see what's happened that you've missed. Maybe have this number user definable.
Guest
Guest
Jul 17 2005
2.71
4.5
Jul 17 2005
4.5
Version: 2.71
Great fun, but I don't much like the icon of a sloth in a che guevara hat.
Guest
Guest
Jul 15 2005
2.7
4.5
Jul 15 2005
4.5
Version: 2.7
I can't get SlothCam to save any "Caption" setting other than the default. I set it then log out and when I log back in it reverts to the default setting. Oher than that its a great widget.
Guest
Guest
Jul 10 2005
2.7
4.5
Jul 10 2005
4.5
Version: 2.7
OMG give yourself a pat on th back. best widget of the all.
Guest
Guest
Jul 9 2005
2.7
4.5
Jul 9 2005
4.5
Version: 2.7
This is literally one of the best written and certainly best supported widgets out there period. I'm stunned at how fast and well the developer listens to his reviews and comments!
Guest
Guest
Jul 9 2005
2.7
4.5
Jul 9 2005
4.5
Version: 2.7
This is my window to the world... thnx
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