Sony digital camera webcam software now available for Macs
Sony has released a new version of its Imaging Edge Webcam Software for Mac, which allows you to directly connect a recent Sony camera to use as a high-end webcam. quality for Zoom or Skype calls on your computer.
The company had previously released a software version for Windows in August, but the new version means Mac users can Also get in on the action, with quality video calling.
The new software works with 36 of Sony's cameras, including recent cameras from its series E and A mount cameras, such as A9 II, A9, A7S III, A7R IV, A7R III, A7R II, A7S II, A7S, A7 III, A7 II, A6600, A6500, A6400, A6100 , as well as its fixed lens devices like RX100 VII, RX100 VI, RX0 II,RX0 and the vlogging ZV-1.
Older devices, like the original A7 or A6000, are not supported, although you can still connect them manually for use as a webcam using an HDMI capture card (this inexpensive model which costs between $ 11 and $ 25 does the trick.)
Sony is one of the last camera manufacturers to offer a software solution to use its high-end cameras as a webcam: Canon, Olympus, Panasonic, Fujifilm and GoPro have also already offered softwares for their own devices.