Fujifilm releases app to turn mirrorless cameras into webcams

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Fujifilm has launched new software program that allows you to use sure X-series and GFX-series mirrorless cameras as ultra-high-quality webcams. The app is named Fujifilm X Webcam and works over USB, letting you profit from a lot sharper lenses and bigger picture sensors than the potato digicam in your laptop computer. You’re even ready to make use of Fujifilm’s famend movie simulation modes.

The COVID-19 pandemic has pushed unprecedented demand for webcams as a result of shift to distant work, with excessive inventory shortages and jacked-up costs. Canon has already launched an identical webcam utility for a lot of of its digital cameras, and it’s potential to make different corporations’ cameras work as webcams with just a little additional {hardware}.

We revealed a information to doing this earlier within the month. Right here’s how Dan Seifert’s laptop computer webcam compares to his Fujifilm mirrorless digicam:

On the left is a picture from Dan’s laptop computer’s built-in 720p webcam. On the best is a shot taken with Dan’s Fujifilm mirrorless digicam linked to his laptop.

Fujifilm X Webcam works with the X-H1, X-Pro2, X-Pro3, X-T2, X-T3, X-T4, and all GFX cameras. The app is free, and proper now it’s solely out there for Home windows computer systems.

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