Canon brings its macOS EOS Webcam Utility out of beta and updates Windows version to 1.1


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Canon has announced a full production version (1.0) of its EOS Webcam Utility software for macOS and a version 1.1 update for Windows computers.

Less than a week after Nikon announced its webcam utility was out of beta, Canon has done the same. Canon says its beta program has been downloaded more than one million times around the world and with this new update comes new support for a total of 43 compatible EOS interchangeable lens and PowerShot cameras. Below is a complete list of the cameras currently supported:

  • EOS 1DX Mark III
  • EOS 1DX Mark II
  • EOS 1DX
  • EOS 1D C
  • EOS 5DS R
  • EOS 5DS
  • EOS 5D Mark IV
  • EOS 5D Mark III
  • EOS 5D Mark II
  • EOS 6D
  • EOS 7D Mark II
  • EOS 7D
  • EOS 90D
  • EOS 80D
  • EOS 77D
  • EOS 70D
  • EOS 60D
  • EOS Rebel T8i
  • EOS Rebel T7i
  • EOS Rebel T6s
  • EOS Rebel T6i
  • EOS Rebel T5i
  • EOS Rebel T3i
  • EOS Revel SL3
  • EOS Rebel SL2
  • EOS Rebel SL1
  • EOS Rebel T7
  • EOS Rebel T6
  • EOS Rebel T3
  • EOS Rebel T100
  • EOS R5
  • EOS R6
  • EOS R1
  • EOS R
  • EOS RP
  • EOS M6 Mark II
  • EOS M50 Mark II
  • EOS M50
  • EOS M200
  • PowerShot G5X Mark II
  • PowerShot G7X Mark III
  • PowerShot SX70 HS

Canon has also improved compatibility with third-party videoconferencing and streaming programs. Canon says its EOS Webcam Utility has been tested and confirmed to work with the following programs:

  • Apple Facetime
  • Cisco Webex
  • Discord
  • Facebook Live
  • Facebook Messenger
  • Google Hangouts
  • Google Hangouts Meet
  • Microsoft Teams
  • OBS
  • Skype
  • Slack
  • Streamlabs OBS
  • YouTube Live
  • Zoom

Below are two guides from Canon on how to get started with using your Canon camera as a webcam input on macOS and Windows computers:

Canon says it will ‘continue to lean on customers [and] listen to the market’ to improve the utility going forward. You can download EOS Webcam Utility version 1.0 for macOS and version 1.1 for Windows computer on Canon’s website. If you have questions, comments or complaints, Canon has opened up a new forum specifically for discussing its webcam utility.


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