Camera Apps For A Mac

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Use Canon software to use your Canon camera as a webcam. Canon now has a way to connect its cameras to your computer, whether you have a PC or a Mac. Use the built-in camera on Mac. Turn the camera on: On your Mac, open an app that can use the camera, such as FaceTime, Messages, or Photo Booth. A green light beside the camera. Turn the camera off: On your Mac, close or quit all apps that can use the camera. The green light beside the camera.

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Continuity Camera works when your devices are near each other and set up as follows:

Camera apps for a mac computer
  • Your Mac and iOS device have both Wi-Fi and Bluetooth turned on.
  • Your Mac and iOS device are signed in to iCloud with the same Apple ID that is using two-factor authentication.
  • Your Mac is using macOS Mojave and your iOS device is using iOS 12.

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You can use Continuity Camera on your Mac in these apps:

  • Notes
  • Numbers 5.2 or later
  • Pages 7.2 or later
  • TextEdit

Take a photo

  1. Open a supported application on your Mac.
  2. Control-click in the document or window where you want the photo to appear, or choose the File or Insert menu. Then, choose Import or Insert from iPhone or iPad > Take Photo, which opens the camera app on your iPhone or iPad.
    To use Continuity Camera in Finder, open a Finder window and click the Action pop-up menu, or Control-click on the Desktop or window where you want your photo to appear. Then, choose Import from iPhone or iPad > Take Photo.
  3. On your iPhone or iPad, tap to take a photo, then tap Use Photo. Your photo appears in the document or window on your Mac.

Scan documents

  1. Open a supported application on your Mac.
  2. Control-click in the document or window where you want your scan to appear, or choose the File or Insert menu. Then, choose Import or Insert from iPhone or iPad > Scan Documents, which opens the camera app on your iPhone or iPad.
    To use Continuity Camera in Finder, open a Finder Window and click the Action pop-up menu, or Control-click on the Desktop or window where you want your scan to appear. Then, choose Import from iPhone or iPad > Scan Documents.
  3. Place your document in view of the camera on your iPhone or iPad, then wait for the scan to finish. If you need to manually capture a scan, tap or one of the Volume buttons, drag the corners to adjust the scan to fit the page, then tap Keep Scan.
  4. Add additional scans to the document or tap Save when you're done. Your scans appear in a PDF document in the document or window on your Mac.

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