Questions tagged [camera]

A device that stores and records images. The images could be still photos or motion pictures.

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Is there a really well designed and performant generic streaming camera viewer for iOS?

With the proliferation of cheap streaming camera hardware recently it's never been easier to get into generic 'CCTV' cameras. On the Mac side there is good, well designed software available for ...
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RTSP feed with ffmpeg and the Mac camera

I have two Macs in my network. On the first one I want to capture the FaceTime camera via ffmpeg and make a RTSP feed available on the network, which I can watch on the second Mac.
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Why doesn't my Windows 10 laptop recognize the iSight camera of my Apple Cinema Display?

I have a Windows 10 laptop(a Lenovo X1 Thinkpad Carbon) with an Apple Cinema Display used as an external monitor. Up until now I have had no trouble selecting either the webcam on the Windows laptop ...
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Embed live camera in Keynote presentation

In these times where we give plenty of presentations from home over video conference, by sharing our screens, I am looking for a way to embed a view of my live FaceTime camera in my Keynote ...
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Can I use an external camera on iPhone, to replace front/back camera?

Can I use an external camera on iPhone, I mean to replace front/back camera so that I can keep using the same apps not having to use a different app for the external camera. I have seen some wifi ...
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How do I deal with the change in Camera's file names with the current iOS phone version?

image files from Camera used to be named in the format IMG_xxxx.jpg where xxxx was a sequence of digits. After the most recent update the name is now a random string of letters and digits.jpg The ...
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iPhone Camera app doesn't work but some other apps can still use it

I have the iPhone X with latest iOS installed. Original Camera App: Front Camera and Back Camera: Non of them work. Black screen. Third Party Camera Apps: Same issue. SnapChat and Instagram: Front ...
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Show icon to indicate microphone and/or camera are being used

For privacy reasons I'd like to know when the camera and/or mic are being used by an app. Is there an app or a built-in feature to shows an icon to indicate that?
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MacBook Air camera's not working

When I turn on the Photobooth or Zoom app, the green light keeps on blinking and the screen just shows gray color. What to do?
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Camera is being used by another application — which one?

I was using FaceTime this morning, and during the call, the "Camera is being used by another application" screen appeared. I've searched and I found https://discussions.apple.com/thread/...
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Is there a way to zoom with the front camera on an iPhone (iOS 13.5.1)?

I'm running iOS 13.5.1 on an iPhone XR. I can zoom with the back camera (in by "spreading", out by "pinching"), but is there a way to zoom with the front camera?
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Using MacBook - no option to select GoToWebinar camera in permissions (but the option was available for microphone)

I'm trying to set up a webinar but the other participants are not able to give permission for the camera on GoToWebinar on their Macs as it doesn't appear on their list of applications that you tick. ...
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iMac 2017 Catalina: camera won't work but seems recognized

Our camera light is steady green when activated by a camera app but only shows a black window for FaceTime, Photo Booth, QuickTime, and every other app tried. This is what I've learned/tried so far: ...
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How do I reliably toggle slow motion capture with Iphone?

On an iphone, slow motion video capture is triggered by quick movement - after a bike is seen, or a bird, or a flying ball, then slow motion capture (120 or 240 fps) is toggled. I need to turn it on ...
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Disable “snap” sound when taking pictures? [duplicate]

Is it possible to completely disable the “snap” sound when taking pictures with an iPhone? I find this sound very irritating.
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Using Iphone as a camera

I'm looking for a way by which I can see what I'm seeing while recording on another screen such as Macbook's screen or a monitor. For example, in this following image, I can turn the screen to myself ...
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iPhone 7 camera - 'heat haze' problem

My iPhone 7 (iOS 13.5.1) has developed an intermittent camera problem. The image I see when I try to take a photo keeps moving in a fluid, wavy way - rather like the distortion you get when you look ...
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Keep the camera activated while using other apps during a video conference

When I am in a videoconference with any app (I have tested with zoom, facetime, discord and skype), if I change to another app my friend stops seeing my camera. My issue is that I use the iPad to have ...
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How to disable Camera and Screen Share for all applications (globally) in mac Using MDM?

We know that using MDM we can handle Privacy Preferences Policy Control in mac. I am able to disable Screen Sharing and Camera feature for the Particular Application. Is there any way by which we ...
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How to give one time only camera access to Skype app

I want that everytime a videocall starts on skype, MacOS asks for my permission to give access to Skype. I don't want to give permanent camera access to Skype. I am on macOS Catalina 10.15.5
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Is there way to crop the output of a camera for a video chat?

I'd like to use Zoom, Google Meet, etc. with my built in camera, or an external webcam. However, the camera is too wide and shows parts of my setup that I'd prefer it not to. Is it possible to crop ...
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Taking multiple pictures on timer on iPhone11

I’m looking for a way to take a number of pictures, say one pic a second over a minute, with my iPhone. I’m aware of the time-lapse mode on the Camera app, I could record the video then take freeze ...
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FaceTime HD Camera (Built-in) detected on Camera hub, but no picture/video? `sudo Killall VDCAssistant`, restarting, avail nothing

I need your help. I've tried all of what this guy has posted in this link, Except that, I did a clean install with Sierra, High Sierra, then now Catalina and I updated it to V.10.15.5. I have tried ...
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Microsoft Teams Camera Shows Black Screen

Having tried a Mac Mini and MacBook Pro, Microsoft Teams shows a black screen in the video preview during calls. Others on the video call see the same black screen. This issue has manifested on the ...
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Giving camera access to tmux or ssh

I have a couple of executables that I need to call, and within them some OpenCV functions are called, requiring camera access. If I run the executable locally on Terminal from my machine, everything ...
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Camera settings (brightness, saturation) on Catalina

Been a videoconference power-user for ~10 years, and I really like to adjust brightness and saturation on the camera (whether it is laptop camera, external webcam, etc). Is there any app or tool in ...
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Applescript editor camera access

I'am trying to use imagesnap inside applescript but when I run my script in editor it hangs. If i run imagesnap in terminal it does the job. Here is the code : do shell script "/usr/local/bin/...
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Picture in picture with camera - iPad Pro

I would like to know if it is possible to have a floating window with the image that the camera is showing, that is, to have a small window on the screen that is showing what the camera sees, it is ...
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Virtual backgrounds for any videoconferencing or webcam application

I assume the answer is no, but does macOS provide a way (or is it feasible via user application software) to enable (force) the use (via software from a single application) of e.g. a custom virtual ...
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Telephoto and wide lens options missing from Camera app (iPhone 11 Pro Max)

A couple of days ago I had the Camera app freeze + crash on my while taking a photo. After that, the options to select between the 3 different lenses (.5, 1x, 2) don't come up while in Photo or Video ...
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What is maximum distance iPhone's TrueDepth Camera can measure?

Is there range limit to iPhone true depth camera? I searched for this for a day, but couldn't find any useful info. The appropriate minimum range is 150 mm but what is the maximum distance that iPhone'...
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eye damage from iphone led flashlight

How long can someone stare at the led flashlight of an iphone while being filmed before the eyes can get permanent damages of any kind? All of the other answers out there take for granted its about a ...
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What is the highest video resolution achievable with my MacBook? [closed]

I know how to use QuickTime to record a movie with my Macbook camera. It seems the resolution is 1280x720. Is this the maximum? Does this depend on the used software?
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Macbook Pro camera not working green light flickering

I am the culprit, I heard my camera could be accessible to hackers, so used code in the Terminal to turn the camera off. I never needed the camera until today! I've tried: sudo killall VDCAssistant &...
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Macbook Pro camera still not working (green light on) - tried heaps of suggested solutions to no avail

My macbook pro camera does not work in facetime, photobooth, zoom, etc despite the green light being on. What I've tried so far to solve it which hasn't worked: sudo killall VDCAssistant & ...
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Why does my iPad camera use JPG instead of HEIF?

Environment iPad 6 iPadOS 13.3 Setting Settings app -> Camera -> Formats -> High Efficiency (instead of Most Compatible) Result Although the formats setting says To reduce file size, capture ...
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Camera not listed under Privacy settings since upgrade to macOS Sierra

I recently started working from home on my Mac by connecting to Microsoft Remote Desktop from my PC at this office. My problem is when using Skype or Microsoft Teams in the remote session, no camera ...
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Phone front-facing camera is better than one in MBP. Am I missing anything?

After having to call my significant other using camera build into my MBP 15-Inch "Core i7" 2.2 Touch/2018 (profile on everymac.com), I tried calling from my phone and was blown away by how phone video ...
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Camera not working on MacBook Air 2017 running Catalina 10.15.4

I have just had a problem today on a 2 year old MacBook Air (which is otherwise in perfect order), running Catalina 10.15.4. Basically, I couldn't get the inbuilt camera to switch on (tried Photo ...
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Changing settings on iPad Pro selfie camera? (2018 11 inch model)

Apparently the selfie camera (FaceTime HD) can operate in both 30 FPS and 60 FPS modes. I haven’t found a way to change it. Is there one?
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How can I debug a virtual Snap Camera issues?

I was using Snap Camera which is a virtual camera from Snapchat. It was working before, but recently it does not. What the software does is to install a virtual camera that is selectable in any ...
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FaceTime HD Camera not working on MacBook Pro 2016

I have a MacBook Pro 2016 (with Touch Bar), yesterday I installed Snap Camera (by Snapchat) and it worked while I was on a video call. Afterwards, when the call had ended the green camera light got ...
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Macbook pro Mid-2012 camera not working

Recently replaced HDD to SSD. After replacing it the camera stopped working - green light not showing up. When opening the FaceTime app I only see a black screen.
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When scanning a url/phone number qr code, is there anyway to force the iPhone to show 'Copy' menu only instead of asking opening browser?

For example, when scan a url qr code with iPhone, the iPhone usually asks you to open browser with Safari (or ask you to dial a call if the qr code is a phone number), which is different from plain ...
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How do I live stream with 2 Cameras and 1 MacBook Air?

For live streaming purposes, is it possible to input two cameras (DLSR with HDMI out) into a MacBook Air which only has 2 USB-C ports? Is there a USB C device which can do this? Thanks
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How to turn off the camera&microphone on the right corner of my screen?

This icon popped up on the upper right corner of my computer screen and I am not sure if it means the camera is on. How can I turn it off?
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How do I reset Camera and Microphone permission on macOS Mojave?

I'm using macOS Mojave and I want to use my camera and microphone to make a New Movie Recording in QuickTime Player. But when I try it gives me this error. QuickTime Player is not authorized to ...
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How do I configure Camera and Microphone permission on macOS Mojave?

I'm using macOS Mojave and it's preventing me from using my camera and microphone in web browsers like Firefox and Chrome, and in other applications too. How do I properly set up permissions so that ...
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How to fix iPhone SE only taking low resolution photographs

Ever since iOS 11 or 12 (whichever the mid-2017 iOS upgrade was), my 64GB iPhone SE camera’s functionality has been diminished: The camera no longer focuses very well (e.g., taking a photograph of a ...
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Screen blurs when I try to record videos on iPhone

I have an iPhone 11 running on iOS 13.3.1 and when I open the camera, everything works fine expect the videos (slow-motion/normal/time-lapse). When I try to record one, the screen blurs and the video ...

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