Webcams are in short supply — it is known — and given the fact that video conferencing is more popular than ever, people and companies are turning to ulterior camera methods. Some smart home cameras are now letting you turn them into temporary webcams, for example, and there are several new apps that let you turn your smartphone into a webcam. Now big-time camera manufacturers are getting into the action.
Canon just released a free software patch, the EOS Webcam Utility Beta, that lets you use your mirrorless, DSLR or PowerShot camera as a webcam. It’s really easy to use, as all you have to do is download the software and connect your camera to your computer via a USB; and because most webcams have pretty terrible image quality, you’re almost guaranteed to be the best-looking frame in the video chat. The only issue is that this quick webcam solution works with PCs. If you own a Mac, you’re out of luck for now at least.
You can check out the link below to see if your Canon camera is compatible.
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