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What’s ManyCam.exe (ManyCam Virtual Webcam)? Is it safe or a virus?

ManyCam.exe is a program developed by Paltalk, Inc. that allows users to add various effects and filters to their webcam streams.

It's often used for video conferencing, live streaming, and creating dynamic video content. ManyCam.exe enables users to enhance their video calls or broadcasts with features such as virtual backgrounds, face masks, and animated graphics.

Additionally, it allows users to switch between multiple camera sources, screen sharing, and picture-in-picture mode.

(Researched by Carl @ SpyShelter Labs)

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Who makes ManyCam.exe (ManyCam Virtual Webcam)?

We’ve found PALTALK, INC. should be the publisher of ManyCam.exe.

How do we know? Our SpyShelter cybersecurity labs focuses on monitoring different types of Windows PC executables and their behaviors for our popular SpyShelter Antispyware software. Learn more about us, and how our cybersecurity team studies Windows PC executables/processes.

What does it mean if someone is the publisher of a PC .exe (executable or process)?

The publisher of an executable is the entity responsible for its distribution and authenticity. Most processes/executables on your PC should be signed. The signature on the executable should have been verified through a third party whose job it is to make sure the entity is who it says it is. Find an unsigned executable? You should consider scanning any completely unsigned .exe on your PC.

Is ManyCam.exe safe or a virus?

Below are 4 simple steps you can take to see if the ManyCam.exe process is safe or malware.

  1. Scan the executable with Microsoft's built-in tech
  2. Find ManyCam.exe's publisher
  3. Search the executable's hash with VirusTotal
  4. Monitor the executable's behavior
Last updated: February 8, 2024

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