During Lockdown as we all are working from home and also attending web meetings.
Tough the built-in webcams on Computers look pretty bad. If you want to improve the quality.
You can do with an external camera and have to buy an HDMI capture device.
But now here’s is the best solution on how to turn the camera into a webcam for free.
Fujifilm has officially announced a new software that allows you to use your camera as a webcamera for your online video calls or video streaming.
By using X-series and GFX-series mirrorless cameras. The app is called Fujifilm X Webcam.
The app is free, and right now is compatible with 64-bit Windows 10 only.
The software supports advanced functions that includes Fujifilm’s Film Simulation modes as well as face and eye detect autofocus
The company says, “As interconnectivity and video conferencing become increasingly important to all of us, Fujifilm is pleased to announce a simple, free way for compatible Fujifilm X Series/GFX cameras to operate as webcams,”
Added “create a web-conferencing environment with much higher image quality than seen via traditional methods.”
Camera Models Compatible With FujiFilm X Webcam
- GFX 50S
- GFX 50R
How to Turn the Camera Into a Webcam For Free
Here complete step wise guidance on How to use FujiFilm X Webcam App:
Step1: Click here to download the app and install the FUJFILM X Webcam Support Installer.
Step 2: First you need to make sure your camera settings are correctly configured.
Make sure your camera is set to Still Mode and that your Drive Setting is set to S (Single Shot).
Check in your camera’s Main Menu, select Connection Setting, (PC) Connection Mode, and set mode to either USB Tether Shooting AUTO or USB Tether Shooting FIXED (either will work).
Then need to set your exposure on the camera. While you can use Program, Shutter Priority, or Aperture Priority for assisted exposure.
Fujifilm recommends that you use Manual with Auto ISO for changing light environments.
Finally, you can enable Auto-Focus by going to Main Menu, going to the AF/ MF Setting Sub-menu, selecting Pre-AF, and setting this to On
Do remember to disable it when you’re done using your camera as a webcam.
Step 3: After you have connecting your camera to your computer via USB.
You should now be able to see FUJIFILM X Webcam as a camera option inside your video conferencing app including Zoom, Google Meet, Skype, and Microsoft Teams.