You can now use your Canon camera as a high-def webcam

You can now use your Canon camera as a high-def webcam

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Canon announced the full production version of the EOS Webcam Utility software for Windows, which helped people stay connected with high image quality video communication. Staying true to Canon’s commitment to delight customers, a total of 42 EOS interchangeable lens cameras and PowerShot cameras are now compatible with the full production software, including the new EOS R5 and EOS R6.

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Below is the full list of compatible cameras that can be updated to be used as webcams:

The new production version of the software will work with the tested video conferencing applications as well as streaming applications including:

  • Zoom
  • Skype
  • Microsoft Teams
  • Discord
  • Cisco Webex
  • Streamlabs
  • Google Meet
  • Open Broadcaster Software(OBS)
  • Google Hangouts
  • Slack
  • Facebook Messenger
  • Facebook Live
  • YouTube Live

Moreover, customers who desire to record a high-quality video file onto the memory card in their camera while video conferencing or streaming can now do so by simply pressing the record button on their camera instead of through the software.

To download the full production version of the EOS Webcam Utility software for Windows and learn how to use it, visit Canon’s dedicated page.

While the current version of the software only supports Windows 10, a full production version for macOS is underway.