This is a tool that will help you transmit video through instant messengers and tools like the Skype.
Fake webcam 7 installs itself as a webcam on your PC. Since there is no actual camera installed which can see and send the events happening in front of it, this tool simply transmits any video you assign to it. This gives you a means of sharing a video with the other parties you are chatting with. The applications you can use to broadcast such video clips are Yahoo, Skype, Window Live/MSN, Gtalk, Camfrog, AIM, etc. It will also work with web apps like Justin.tv, iVideoChat, LiveVideo, UStream.tv and so on. In all these cases, the application simply feeds the video as if it were coming from a webcam. The tool will handle a wide range of formats. These include AVI, MPEG, MPG, WMV, RM, RAM, MOV, M1V, MP2, MPA, VOB, ASF, DAT, FLV, FLV2, MP4, SWF, BMP, PNG, JPG etc. The tool will let you feed the video to more than one application at a time.
The interface is simple enough. Anyone with the savvy to use these chat applications will be able to handle the Fake Webcam application easily. You get a list of videos that are available, pick and choose the one you want to send. You would be able to continue text chat while the video is being broadcast. There is an indication available that tells you the number of parties to whom the clip is being broadcast.