Capture your profile picture from webcam: Webcam Snapshot Block

Webcam Snapshot is a small block available on Moodle plugin’s database through which you can directly capture your picture from your webcam to set your moodle profile picture; courtesy Luuk Verhoeven.

Webcam Snapshot block is available for Moodle 2.6 and above versions with a total download count of 100 till date.

Webcam Snapshot Block
Webcam Snapshot Block

It works using Flash and needs permissions to access your Camera and Microphone. Once permitted all you need to do is to select the camera device under the “Please select your camera device menu” and then click “Save Snapshot” and it will automatically save the picture as your profile pic.

You can download the plugins from :

And if you need a quick setup tutorial then you can watch the video on youtube:

Jaswinder Singh

Jaswinder Singh, passionate about using Moodle in improving the Indian Education System and reaching the students in far flung areas where still education seems to be a impossible prospect of life. He is the author of the popular Moodle Book "How to use Moodle 2.7". In October 2016, Jaswinder was elected as the Moodle User's Association Committee member - the first to make it from India.

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