EntertainmentThis free Canon tool allows you to use your...

This free Canon tool allows you to use your cameras as a webcam to have the highest video quality in video calls


Webcams are one of the weak points in computer components and peripherals. As the years have passed, webcams have become almost a niche product, so users either have a poor one integrated into the computer or are betting on acquiring one at a high cost and of higher quality. Canon seems to have an ideal solution to this confinement video call boomuse your EOS cameras as a webcam.

As explained in DPReview, the company has published a beta version of ‘EOS Webcam Utility’, software that, as its name suggests, is a tool to convert EOS cameras into webcams. Of course, only some of them and only on PCs with Windows 10 . MacOS users, although the software is not available, it is possible to use a third-party HDMI capture card that turns the camera into a webcam.

EOS Webcam Utility, a Canon and a USB cable

This is everything we need according to Canon to have video calls of a spectacular quality: EOS Webcam Utility, a Canon, and a USB cable. The first thing to do is download and install EOS Webcam Utility on a Windows 10 PC, software that can be downloaded in beta right now. After this, we put the Canon camera in video mode and adjust the desired exposure. Finally, we connect the USB cable and you just have to select ‘EOS Webcam Utility’ as a webcam in any video call app like Zoom, Skype, Google Meet, or websites in Chrome.

The cameras supported by the EOS Webcam Utility are as follows:

  • EOS-1D X Mark II
  • EOS-1D X Mark III
  • EOS 5D Mark IV
  • EOS 5DS
  • EOS 5DS R
  • EOS 6D Mark II
  • EOS 7D Mark II
  • EOS 77D
  • EOS 80D
  • EOS 90D
  • EOS Rebel SL2
  • EOS Rebel SL3
  • EOS Rebel T6
  • EOS Rebel T6i
  • EOS Rebel T7
  • EOS Rebel T7i
  • EOS Rebel T100
  • EOS M6 Mark II
  • EOS M50
  • EOS M200
  • EOS R
  • EOS RP
  • PowerShot G5X Mark II
  • PowerShot G7X Mark III
  • PowerShot SX70 HS

The solution is undoubtedly interesting, using a DSLR camera as a webcam probably means having a better image quality than any webcam on the market thanks to its resolution, defocusing or exposure capabilities achieved by opening it. However, it will also depend on the ability of the Internet connection to transmit the highest possible video quality offered by the new webcam.

For those users who do not have one of the Canon cameras mentioned in the previous list or have a Mac computer, it is always possible to use other ways to achieve a similar result. In this case, you will need an HDMI capture card that allows you to send the video from a camera directly to a computer. And if not, we can also use the Android phone as a webcam.

Read Also: Google Meet is now free for everyone: video calls of up to 100 participants and unlimited time until the end of September

I am a web developer, and digital marketer I love programming, and technologies, always looking for new technologies and new challenges.

Latest Articls

All about GTA 6 – Rumors, confirmations, plot, and more

Grand Theft Auto is one of the most famous franchises in the gaming world. Here, we're going to talk about everything we already know about Rockstar Games' next biggest hit. All about GTA 6!

iPhone 13 Pro and Pro Max cameras will get an ultrawide camera with autofocus

Renowned analyst Kuo has released new information about the iPhone 13 Pro and Pro Max cameras; more elements and an ultrawide camera with an autofocus system. Check out!

Windows 11: What’s New in Microsoft’s System?

Microsoft finally announced its new operating system today! Check out everything that was presented about Windows 11 and find out what's new in it!

Minimum requirements to run Windows 11 on your computer

Windows 11 will need some requirements to run on your computer. Microsoft has already released the minimum requirements to run Windows 11, check if your computer will run Windows 11.

How to play with crossplay in Overwatch?

Crossplay is now available on Overwatch. Check out the walkthrough to take advantage of the new feature in Blizzard's blockbuster to play with crossplay in Overwatch.

The new Huawei Band 6 is released globally

The Chinese manufacturer today globally launched the new Huawei Band 6 smartband. Check out all the details about the Chinese's new wearable!

Must Popular

Best off-road GPS apps for android and ios IOS in 2021

Best off-road GPS apps for android and ios iPhone in 2021, best off tail map apps for all platforms and devices phone, iPad, Tablets, laptops…

How To Use “Freeze Frame” effect on TikTok

Step by step to make the "freeze frame" effect on Tik Tok

What is a USB Type-B cable and what is it for?

If you are looking for, need to buy or even have the curiosity to know what is the USB Type-B cable and what is it for, here you can check these answers.

how to connect ps4 controller to pc: super easy ways

Table Of ContentsHow to use the PS4 DualShock controller in SteamHow to connect the...

Minimum requirements to run Minecraft on PC in 2021

See the minimum and recommended requirements to run Minecraft in 2021 Minecraft on your computer; The most successful game among the new galley.

You might also likeRELATED
Recommended to you