Auckland, New Zealand – 12 November 2020: With over 1 million downloads across the globe, the next chapter in the EOS Webcam Utility software story has been written. Continuing to fulfill the needs of our customers, Canon New Zealand, today announces the full production version 1.0 of the EOS Webcam Utility Software for macOS as well as version 1.1 for Windows.
Now officially out of beta, macOS users as well as Windows users have access to the free software, which converts 42 compatible Canon EOS Interchangeable Lens (ILC) and PowerShot cameras into a high-quality webcam for video conferencing and streaming.
Rooted in ease and convenience, the EOS Webcam Utility software is a direct result of the rise of virtual meetings as common and valuable connection platforms in both our personal and professional realms.
“Whether you’re online for work, to learn, or to play, we trust that the EOS Webcam Utility software will help bridge the gap for any New Zealand who desires higher-quality video communication without wanting to buy extra gear,” said Brendan Maher, Senior Manager – Consumer Product, Canon New Zealand.
“We’re proud to offer our free EOS Webcam Utility software to help our consumers get even more out of their cameras and look forward to expanding this service across our 2021 line-up of imaging devices.”Brendan Maher, Senior Manager – Consumer Product, Canon Australia
The current complete list of compatible cameras includes:
|EOS-1D X||EOS R||EOS 100D|
|EOS-1D X Mark II||EOS Ra||EOS 200D|
|EOS-1D X Mark III||EOS RP||EOS 200D Mark II|
|EOS 1D C||EOS R6||EOS 1100D|
|EOS 5Ds||EOS R5||EOS 1200D|
|EOS 5DsR||EOS M200||EOS 1300D|
|EOS 5D Mark III||EOS M50||EOS 1500D|
|EOS 5D Mark IV||EOS M6 Mark II||EOS 3000D|
|EOS 6D||EOS 77D||EOS 600D|
|EOS 6D Mark II||EOS 80D||EOS 700D|
|EOS 7D||EOS 90D||EOS 750D|
|EOS 7D Mark II||EOS 760D||PowerShot SX70HS|
|EOS 60D||EOS 800D||PowerShot G7X Mark III|
|EOS 70D||EOS 850D||PowerShot G5X Mark II|
Using the free EOS Webcam Utility software on both macOS and Windows devices is easy: Once the software has been downloaded, users can set their camera to movie mode and connect it to their computer via a single USB cableii. Compatible with 14 popular online meeting applicationsiii, New Zealand users can then open their preferred meeting software and select ‘EOS Webcam Utility’ in the video settings to begin projecting high-quality video output. Adding to convenience, the EOS Webcam Utility software set-up is supported by Canon in 11 languages, including English, Spanish, French, German, Italian, Japanese, Korean, Russian, Turkish, Simple Mandarin, and Portuguese.
Supported video conferencing applicationsiv and streaming applications include:
|Google Hangouts Meet™||Open Broadcaster Software(OBS)|
|Facebook Messenger||Apple FaceTime|
The full production EOS Webcam Utility software for macOS and Windows available to New Zealand enables users to record a high-quality video file onto the memory card in their camera while video conferencing or streaming. This is achieved by simply pressing the ‘record’ button on the camera, not through the softwarevvi.
To download the full production version of the EOS Webcam Utility software version 1.0 for macOS and version 1.1 for Windows and learn how to use it, visit www.canon.com.au/services-and-apps/eos-webcam-utility
i Shopper Media Survey February 2020, n=20,431.
ii USB cable type is dependent on the user’s compatible Windows operating system or mac operating system hardware. Cables to be purchased separately.
iii Specified versions of Windows and macOS software are required. For more detail, please visit our website.
iv Subscription to a third party service may be required. Subject to third party service providers’ terms and conditions. Neither Canon Inc. nor Canon New Zealand represents or warrant any third-party product or feature referenced hereunder. All referenced product names and marks are trademarks of their owners and are hereby acknowledged.
v Restrictions may apply depending on camera specifications such as maximum video recording time up to 29 minutes 59 seconds.
vi Users should consider their legal obligations before recording conferencing footage.