Canon and Fujifilm have both released updates to their respective webcam utilities, which allow their customers to use their still photography cameras as webcams for online video conference calls.
Canon’s EOS Webcam Utility was first released for Windows back in April, but now Canon has brought that version of the software out of beta. Along with the official launch comes an increased range of supported programs and cameras.
Here is a list of programs now supported on Windows:
Here are the over 40 Canon cameras now supported by the software (the ones marked with * are the recently added ones):
Here’s a video tutorial on how to get started with using your Canon camera as a webcam on your favorite app:
You can download the Canon EOS Webcam Utility here to get started.
Fujifilm has updated its free FUJIFILM X Webcam software to version 2.0 on both Windows and Mac. Version 1 was originally released back in May. It’s a minor update that brings a new Settings window that lets users do things like choose a Film Simulation mode and adjust settings.
Fuji cameras currently compatible with the software are the GFX100, GFX 50S, GFX 50R, X-H1, X-Pro2, X-Pro3, X-T2, X-T3, and X-T4.
You can download FUJIFILM X Webcam version 2.0 here to get started.
Image credits: Header photo by Canon