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Canon EOS Webcam Utility Officially Released

Canon has officially released their Canon EOS Webcam software - available for free to download, it lets you use your Canon camera as a webcam. Find out what cameras are supported.

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Previously released in beta form, the Canon EOS Webcam Utility is now available and supports a much wider range of cameras, including older Canon EOS DSLRs. This software will be particularly useful if you've started working from home, and need to attend virtual meetings, or useful if you've been unable to find a webcam, due to them mostly being sold out.

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Transform your Canon camera into a high-quality webcam with EOS Webcam Utility Software

Canon offers an enhanced virtual meeting and video conferencing experience designed to support the new ways people are working

From Canon: London, United Kingdom - Wednesday 16th September 2020 - Canon Europe announces the launch of EOS Webcam Utility, a free to download software that allows users to connect their compatible Canon DSLR and PowerShot camera to a Mac or PC computer, where it will be recognised as a USB webcam. Eliminating the need for additional equipment, the EOS Web Utility Software will enable users to replace their existing webcam and experience high-quality virtual meetings and video conferencing through their Canon camera.

With businesses seeking new ways to improve their employees video conferencing experience, Canon’s EOS Webcam Utility solution addresses the soaring demand for web cameras during lockdown, with just a USB connection and a compatible Canon camera[1]. This simple to use, free software can be downloaded from the Canon website and configured in minutes with a video-conferencing application. The software, currently supported by Windows, will also be compatible with MacOS operating system[2] catering to a broad range of workflows.

Leading the way, this software brings Canon’s heritage for optical excellence and innovation to users, helping them achieve high-quality image quality during important video conferencing for the most professional set-up. With the impeccable sensor technology across Canon’s EOS and PowerShot line-up, users will notice an immediate improvement to the low-light performance, colour and depth-of-field, compared with traditional web cameras. The EOS Webcam Utility software will ensure work colleagues are viewed in crisp and true to life colour. 

Issei Morimoto, Senior Vice President of Product Management at Canon Europe says, “We have a commitment to our customers around the world to provide the best in technical excellence and innovations, though our cameras, lenses, accessories and software. During these unprecedented times, Canon is harnessing the power of EOS technology to bring people together and provide a high-performance solution our customers can trust.”

 

Key features:

  • Free software
  • Compatible and full support with Windows, with MacOS support to follow
  • Improves image quality for virtual calls
  • Better low-light performance, improved colour and depth-of-field

 

Bundle kits available to purchase from Canon’s E-commerce store:

  • Canon PowerShot G7 X Mark III Compact Video Conferencing Kit
  • Canon EOS M50 Interchangeable Lens Video Conferencing Kit
  • Canon EOS M6 Mark II Interchangeable Video Conferencing Kit

 

Compatible models include the following cameras:

DSLR Mirrorless Compact
  • EOS-1D X Mark III
  • EOS-1D X Mark II
  • EOS-1D X
  • EOS-1D C
  • EOS 5DS R
  • EOS 5DS
  • EOS 5D Mark IV
  • EOS 5D Mark III
  • EOS 6D Mark II
  • EOS 6D
  • EOS 7D Mark II
  • EOS 7D
  • EOS 90D
  • EOS 80D
  • EOS 77D
  • EOS 70D
  • EOS 60D
  • EOS 850D
  • EOS 800D
  • EOS 760D
  • EOS 750D
  • EOS 700D
  • EOS 600D
  • EOS 250D
  • EOS 200D
  • EOS 100D
  • EOS 2000D
  • EOS 1300D
  • EOS 1200D
  • EOS 1100D
  • EOS 4000D
  • EOS R5
  • EOS R6
  • EOS Ra
  • EOS R
  • EOS RP
  • EOS M6 Mark II
  • EOS M50
  • EOS M200
  • PowerShot G5 X Mark II
  • PowerShot G7 X Mark III
  • PowerShot SX70 HS

 

For more information of Canon’s EOS Web Utility Software, please download from Canon: https://www.canon.co.uk/cameras/eos-webcam-utility/

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