Canon Digital Cameras as a Webcam
The program supports the following Canon digital cameras:
Power Shot A620, A640, S80, S3 IS, S5 IS, G7, G9, G10, SX100 IS, SX110 IS.
All cameras work with Willing Digital Camera on Windows XP. They also work with Willing Digital Camera on Vista in Windows XP compatibility mode and on Windows 7 (except the S80 model).
Power Shot A10, A20, A30, A40, A60, A70, A75, A80, A85, A95, A100, A200, A300, A310, A400,
A510, A520, S1 IS, S2 IS, S10, S20, S30, S40, S45, S50, S60, S70, S100, S110, S200, S230, S300,
S330, S400, S410, S500, SD10, SD20, SD100, SD110, SD200, SD300, SD400, SD500, G1, G2, G3,
G5, G6, Pro90 IS, Pro1;
IXY DIGITAL L, L2, 30, 30A, 40, 50, 55, 200, 200A, 300, 300A, 320, 400, 450, 500, 600;
DIGITAL IXUS V, V2, V3, I, I5, II, IIS, 30, 40, 50, 300, 330, 400, 430, 500, 970 IS;
These cameras work with Willing Digital Camera on Windows XP. You should set the Replay mode.
EOS -1D Mark II, 20D, -1Ds Mark II, 350D, 5D, -1D Mark II N, 30D, 400D, -1D Mark III, 40D,
-1Ds Mark III, 450D, 1000D, 50D, 5D Mark II, 500D, 7D, -1D Mark IV, 550D, 60D;
These cameras work with Willing Digital Camera on Windows XP, Windows Vista and Windows 7. Some cameras don't work on 64-bit Windows.
See the ‘Video Device > Video Source > Digital Camera’ options and the zoom & reset buttons above the preview. Most of the options become visible only after the camera is connected.
You will see live low-quality data from the viewfinder after connection. To see shots in their real resolution without running the program cycled features: Click the ‘Copy’ button above the preview window or enable the ‘Digital Camera > Cycle’ option. Actually, the ‘Cycle’ timer is needed only for non-cycled features. Click the ‘Last saved’ button above the preview window after the first shot initiated by these operations or by the cycled features.
To connect the application to a camera, you need driver software that connects the camera to a computer (assuming that it is running Windows 98 SE/Me/2000 SP4). Driver software is not required on computers running Windows XP. It would be better to supply your camera with power by using a suitable AC adapter and to set the 'Auto power off/down' camera's option to 'off'.
You can use the camera's viewfinder to get shots without the shutter, but the viewfinder's resolution
is 320x240 for Power Shot cameras in this case. It is fairly large for EOS cameras -768x512 (for 1000D),
848x560 (for 450D), 928x616 (for 500D), 1024x680 (for 40D/50D/5D Mark II/-1D Mark III/-1Ds Mark III),
1056x704 (for 550D/60D/7D/-1D Mark IV). See the 'Digital Camera > Shots from the preview' option.
Please do not place your computer into standby mode while the Canon digital camera is connected to its USB port. Do not remove the memory card or battery, disconnect the communication cable, or otherwise interfere with communication. Such actions may cause a malfunction on some computers. Wait until the driver has shut down before doing such actions.