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I have OS X 10.8 Mountain Lion installed on my Macbook Pro. I want to use my Logitech Quickcam Pro 9000 webcam with it, but Logitech does not include drivers for OS X.

I need an camera that is not on the laptop.

Is there third-party software I can use to make this work on my MacBook?

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The Logitech site you link to seems to imply that you don't need a driver. Have you tried the camera in your Mac? It seems like it should "just work". What actual problem are you encountering? Does the camera work on a Windows computer? –  CajunLuke Aug 14 '12 at 0:45
    
@CajunLuke - I plugged the camera in, but Skype did not pick it up. Maybe I need a reboot for that to work. Yes, that camera has worked on several Windows environments for a few years now. –  Raj More Aug 14 '12 at 14:07
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I use the Logitech Pro 9000 webcam (which shows up as a Miscellaneous Device in System Profiler, see below) under Mac OS X 10.8.2.

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No drivers are required. Simply plug the camera in, then launch a video-enabled application (such as Skype.) You should be able to select the camera as a video device within the app without further ado:

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