How to use a Canon camera as a webcam

Canon camera as webcam

During the pandemic caused by the coronavirus, many were the users who were forced to buy a webcam to be able to continue working from home, at least those who had the opportunity. The problem is that due to its scarcity in the market (due to its lack of use), there was hardly any availability.

And when there was, the prices had increased so much, that buying a webcam was not advisable, despite being a requirement for the job. A solution, went through use your smartphone as a webcam. Another is to use a camera as a webcam.

The main camera manufacturers realized this need, and in recent months, they have been adding compatibility with their most modern models to be able to use them as a webcam, a functionality that its users will undoubtedly appreciate.

Fuji, Olympusy GoPro have released additional software that allows turn some of your models into webcam. In addition to these companies, Canon has also made this move and allows us to use certain Canon models as a webcam.

The Canon models that we can use as a webcam are:

  • EOS-1DC
  • EOS-1DX
  • EOS-1D
  • EOS-1D
  • EOS 5D MarkIII
  • EOS 5D Mark IV
  • eos 5ds
  • EOS 5DSR
  • EOS 6D
  • EOS 6D Mark II
  • EOS 60D
  • EOS 7D
  • EOS 7D Mark II
  • EOS 70D
  • EOS 77D
  • EOS 80D
  • EOS 90D
  • EOS M200
  • EOS M50
  • EOS M6 MarkII
  • EOS R
  • EOS-R5
  • EOS-R6
  • EOS Ra
  • EOS Rebel SL1
  • EOS Rebel SL2
  • EOS Rebel SL3
  • EOS Rebel T3
  • EOS Rebel T3i
  • EOS Rebel T5
  • EOS Rebel T5i
  • EOS Rebel T6
  • EOS Rebel T6i
  • EOS Rebel T6s
  • EOS Rebel T7
  • EOS Rebel T7i
  • EOS Rebel T8i
  • EOS Rebel T100
  • EOS RP
  • PowerShot G5X Mark II
  • PowerShot G7X Mark III
  • PowerShot SX70 HS

Each model has different drivers, so to download the one that corresponds to your camera you have to go through the Canon website. This software it is compatible with Windows 10 in 32 and 64 bit versions.

Once we have installed it, we open the application with which we want use the camera as a webcam and we select the Canon model that we have.

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