11 most popular cam sites for adult streaming

Even with the rise of VR porn and the seemingly endless sea of sites built for watching HD porn, adult cam sites are still your best option for streaming live porn. 

What is an adult cam site?

Unlike porn sites, adult cam sites connect models (or cam girls) looking to stream a live performance with an audience for a percentage of their earnings. How much of the models’ earnings are forfeited depends on the site but also varies according to viewer count, hours logged online, a person’s popularity on site, etc.

How do adult cam sites work?

When you sign up for an adult cam site, one of the first things it’ll ask you is if you’d like to log on as a model or subscriber. Once you’ve selected your reason for joining, complete the membership application, and verify your identity via email, you’ll be able to start streaming.

Depending on the site, viewers will either be able to choose a monthly membership plan or purchase coins or tokens that can be redeemed for live stream access. Subscribers will notice that they have the option to “gift” or “tip” the models an amount of their choice, but keep in mind that the brand does profit off of these exchanges. In other words, the model won’t be receiving your full tip. So if you really want to show your gratitude, you’ll make it a habit of tipping after every show (and maybe even on days you’re just feeling nice).

And as for the models, in addition to receiving a percentage of tips, they’ll also cash-in on a percentage of the credits used to access their live stream. But it’s imperative that models remember to claim any tips or cash gifts received on their taxes. Otherwise, they’ll risk opening up a can of worm with the IRS. That said, if you’re a model looking to minimize your number of claims, you need to ask to be tipped using gift cards or sign up for a P.O. box and create an Amazon wishlist for viewers to purchase and ship items directly to you (without ever seeing your address). For more pro tips (and everything else you need to know about camming), check out our camming guide

Best adult cam sites for streaming porn

Before we detail a list of adult cam sites that come well-reviewed by users, it’s worth noting that the popularity of each of the sites mentioned below can differ from zip code to zip code. 

1) Jasmin

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Formerly known as LiveJasmin, this site has a reputation as one of the top sex cam sites in the community. It’s incredibly diverse and features a wide variety of cam categories, as well as live chat rooms for users to browse.

New members can join for free and will automatically receive $9.99 in video credits as well as 50% off their first credits purchase. After that, you can purchase more credits or individual videos for anywhere between $0.98 to $9.99+ (depending on the content). Additionally, models receive anywhere from 30 to 60% of total earnings, and minimum payout from the site is $100.

Membership options (payable by credit/debit card or PayPal): 

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2) MyCams

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One of the best live sex cam sites for models, MyCams.com pays an average of 60% of a user’s total earnings, which is higher than most other site commissions. Other great perks of using MyCams are its expansive video collection, diverse models, and clean-cut site.

New subscribers can join for free and will automatically receive $9.99 in video credits. After that, you can purchase more credits or individual videos for anywhere between $0.98 to $9.99+ (depending on the content).

Membership options (payable by credit/debit card or PayPal): 

VISIT MYCAMS


3) ImLive

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All sex cam sites serve some sort of niche, and ImLive’s is amateur content. The site could stand to be a little more diverse, especially since it boasts about hosting hundreds of thousands of models. But other than that, it’s a solid choice for those who prefer a more authentic performance–especially since the site’s credit system is one of the easiest ratios to figure out.

New subscribers can join for free and will automatically receive 30 video credits.

Membership options (payable by credit/debit card or PayPal): 

VISIT IMLIVE


4) Cams.com

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Anyone looking to get into the cam life should be familiar with the top cam site Cams.com. The site also incorporates the use of hashtags, which makes it super easy for viewers to find exactly what they’re looking for. And if you find yourself drawn to a particular model, make sure to join their on-site Fan Club to receive updates, discount codes, and more!

New members can join for free and prices are decided individually by model.

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5) iCams.com

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iCams is one of the smaller sex cam sites with only a few thousand models online, but that won’t affect your experience (just expect a little less diversity than you’d typically see on a larger platform). It hosts online instant messaging and a majority of HD videos but there are a few models who stream in standard definition for an amateur aesthetic.

Signing up is free but to access live streams and chats, you’ll need to pay.

Membership options (payable by credit/debit card or PayPal): 

VISIT ICAMS.COM


6) Chaturbate

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Consider this THE site for real cam girls. Models set the rates for these shows and expect tips for good service, but you’ll get what you pay for. Chaturbate supports a number of apps that allow models to gamify their experiences–like letting users control their toys by adding random challenges whenever someone tips.

Joining is free but in order to access everything the site has to offer, you’ll need to upgrade to a premium membership.

Membership options (payable by credit/debit card or PayPal): 

 VISIT CHATURBATE


7) StripChat

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StripChat.com sets itself apart from other cam sites by offering videos designed for a VR experience. The site also allows you to search by the nitty-gritty details (tattoos, hair color, toys, token price, etc).

Joining is free but to access everything the site has to offer, you’ll need a premium membership. For a limited time, new subscribers automatically unlock 50 free tokens!

VISIT STRIPCHAT


8) xCams

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A top adult cam site for free public shows, the XCams site is super user-friendly and (unlike any other site) has multilingual models who can whisper sexy nothings across the screen in English, Spanish, German, Italian and Dutch.

The site is free to join and users can access public live chat rooms completely free. But if you want a private show, phone sex, or any number of the other premium features you’ll have to pay up.

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9) Webcams.com

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Established in 2005, webcams.com offers users free teaser videos and a large variety of models to support. The site is very organized and allows viewers to search by category or model name. The only thing this site is lacking is male models, but hey, who’s to say it’ll stay that way?

Joining is free and users receive 10 free credits when they spend $5o, 25 free credits when you spend $75, and 35 free minutes when you spend $100.

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10) YouCam

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This top adult cam site is incredibly easy to navigate and offers users access to free services like public chats.  It also hosts a variety of videos that you won’t see anywhere else–take the above photo ode to Harley Quinn as your prime example.

Joining is free but to access everything the site has to offer you’ll need a premium membership. Prices vary by model.

VISIT YOUCAM.COM


11) Cam2Cam

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One of the largest sites for streaming live porn, this adult cam site is ideal for those who have never used a cam site before. It hosts a large base of regularly active models, thousands of videos, and specializes in fetishes like BDSM and bondage. Plus, the entire site is completely free.

Joining is free and so is everything on site–just remember to tip!

VISIT CAM2CAM

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Marisa Losciale

Marisa Losciale

Marisa Losciale specializes in NSFW culture, audio gear, and photography. A former editorial and photo director for Spoon University at SUNY New Paltz, her work has been featured in the Rockwell Center for American Visual Studies, Post-Trash, the New Paltz Oracle, and the Legislative Gazette.