New Canon utility lets you use your expensive camera as a webcam

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If you want to up your webcam game, and happen to have a Canon camera, a new beta utility might be just what you’re looking for. Canon announced (via The Verge) the EOS Webcam Utility today, which lets you easily turn your Canon camera into a webcam. The utility is currently available in beta, and it’s only available for a select set of Canon cameras.

“In unprecedented times, it’s imperative for Canon to provide our customers with useful, simple and accessible solutions to assist them in whatever imaging needs they have,” said Tatsuro Kano, executive vice president of the Canon U.S.A., Inc. Imaging Technologies & Communications Group, in a press release. “Our goal is that the EOS Webcam Utility Beta software can help reduce some of the remote workday stress for employees who are tasked with video conferencing and virtual meetings.”

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If you’re curious about whether your camera is supported, here’s the list of cameras that currently work with the EOS Webcam Utility.

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