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Webcam Utility

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  • Windows
  • Mac OS

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About Webcam Utility

The Webcam Utility is a module that allows a Nikon Camera to be used as a webcam when connected to a computer via a USB cable.
The camera will function as a webcam when “Nikon Webcam Utility” is selected as an external camera in a web conferencing app.

Notices
  • • This software is distributed as a file named “S-NWU___-010100WF-ALLIN-ALL___.exe”. Download and run the file to perform the update.
  • • When performing the update, log in to an account with administrator privileges.
  • • Before launching the installer, exit any other applications that may be running, including anti-virus software.
  • • Read the information below before proceeding.
Product Description
Name Webcam Utility Version 1.1.0
File name S-NWU___-010100WF-ALLIN-ALL___.exe
Copyright Nikon Corporation
Archive type Self-extracting
Reproduction Not permitted
System requirements
Operating system
  • Microsoft Windows 10 Home
  • Microsoft Windows 10 Pro
  • Microsoft Windows 10 Enterprise
Note: Pre-installed 64-bit editions only.
CPU Intel Celeron, Pentium 4, or Core series, 1 GHz or better
RAM 4 GB or more
Supported digital cameras
  • • The Z 9, Z 7II, Z 7, Z 6II, Z 6, Z 5, Z 50, and Z fc
  • • The D6, D5, D850, D810, D780, D750, D500, D7500, D7200, D5600, D5500, D5300, and D3500
Note: Some of the above products may not have been announced or released in all countries or regions.
Tested web conferencing apps
  • • Microsoft Teams, Skype, Zoom, Facebook Messenger, Google Meet
Notes
  • • Select P, S, A, or M mode when using a D750, D7500, D7200, D5600, D5500, D5300, or D3500.
  • • Camera microphones are not supported. Use an external microphone or the microphone supplied with your computer.
  • • If live view ends prematurely, choose higher values for Monitor off delay > Live view in the camera menus.
  • • The size of the live view display is fixed at XGA. The D810, D750, D7200, D5600, D5500, D5300, and D3500 use only the VGA portion of the XGA display, with the result that live view for these cameras is displayed at a smaller size.
  • • The maximum frame rate is about 10 to 15 fps.
  • • The camera temperature may rise and live view may end after periods of extended use. Wait for the camera to cool.
  • • Using live view increases the drain on the battery.
  • • Exit NX Tether, Nikon Transfer 2, and Camera Control Pro 2 before establishing a connection to the camera.
  • • When using NX Tether, Nikon Transfer 2, or Camera Control Pro 2, end the connection to “Webcam Utility” in the web conferencing app.
  • • You may not be able to adjust camera settings while the camera is connected to a computer. Before adjusting settings, turn the camera off and disconnect the USB cable.
  • • The frame size is 1024 x 768 pixels (XGA). Some web conferencing apps may use different aspect ratios.
  • • Once a connection has been established between the camera and computer, be careful not to remove the memory card while the memory card access lamp is lit.
  • • Live view may not end automatically when the live view auto off timer expires.
  • • Live view may not end when the camera is turned off and then on again, in which case it can be ended by turning the camera on and off a second time.
  • • The camera may not exit PC mode when the web conferencing app closes. PC mode can be ended by disconnecting the USB cable.
  • • Extend retractable lenses before use.
  • • Select mode M when using non-CPU lenses with the D750, D7500, D7200, D5600, D5500, D5300, or D3500.
  • • When using the D5, D810, D750, D500, D7500, D7200, D5600, D5500, D5300, or D3500 with no memory card inserted, select Enable release for Slot empty release lock.
  • • Live view may take more time to start if the memory card contains a large number of pictures.
  • • If the Nikon Webcam Utility is chosen as the video input source while NX Tether, Camera Control Pro 2, or Nikon Transfer 2 is running, a connection to the camera will not be established and the view through the camera lens will not be displayed.
  • • When Webcam Utility is accessed from multiple web conferencing apps simultaneously, live view will be available to only one app.

• Windows is a registered trademark of Microsoft Corporation in the United States and other countries.
• All other trade names mentioned are trademarks or registered trademarks of their respective holders.

Changes from Versions 1.0.2 and 1.0.1 to 1.1.0
  • • Added support for the Z 9.
  • • The cause is now stated when the web conferencing app fails to display the view through the camera lens.
Installation
  1. Create a folder on the hard disk and name it as desired.
  2. Download S-NWU___-010100WF-ALLIN-ALL___.exe to the folder created in Step 1.
  3. Run S-NWU___-010100WF-ALLIN-ALL___.exe to launch the installer.
  4. Follow the on-screen instructions to complete installation.
  • Notes:
    • • There is no need to launch the software when installation is complete. No shortcut will be added to the menus or desktop.
    • • You may need to restart the computer.
Checking That the Software Is Installed
  1. Connect the camera and computer using a USB cable.
  2. Turn the camera on.
  3. Launch the web conferencing app and select “Nikon Webcam Utility” as the external camera.
  4. Confirm that the image from the camera is displayed in the web conferencing app.
Uninstall
  1. Select Settings > System.
  2. Select Apps & features.
  3. Select “Webcam Utility” in the list and choose Uninstall to launch the uninstaller.
  4. Follow the on-screen instructions.
Notices
  • • This software is distributed as a file named “S-NWU___-010100MF-ALLIN-ALL___.dmg”. Download and run the file to perform the update.
  • • When launching the software, you will be prompted for the administrator password.
  • • Before launching the installer, exit any other applications that may be running, including anti-virus software.
  • • Read the information below before proceeding.
Product Description
Name Webcam Utility Version 1.1.0
File name S-NWU___-010100MF-ALLIN-ALL___.dmg
Copyright Nikon Corporation
Archive type Self-extracting
Reproduction Not permitted
System requirements
Operating system
  • macOS Big Sur version 11
  • macOS Catalina version 10.15
  • macOS Mojave version 10.14
CPU Apple Silicon or Intel Core or Xeon series, 1 GHz or better
RAM 2 GB or more
Supported digital cameras
  • • The Z 9, Z 7II, Z 7, Z 6II, Z 6, Z 5, Z 50, and Z fc
  • • The D6, D5, D850, D810, D780, D750, D500, D7500, D7200, D5600, D5500, D5300, and D3500
Note: Some of the above products may not have been announced or released in all countries or regions.
Tested web conferencing apps
  • Intel
  • • Web version: Microsoft Teams, Skype, Zoom, Google Meet, and Facebook Messenger. Safari is not supported; use Chrome.
  • • App: Zoom, Facebook Messenger, Microsoft Teams (1.4.00.8872 or later). Not compatible with applications that lack support for virtual cameras.
  • Apple Silicon
  • • Web version: Microsoft Teams, Skype, Zoom, Facebook Messenger, and Google Meet. Safari is not supported; use Chrome. Note that the Webcam Utility functions as a universal plugin and on Apple Silicon machines runs as an Apple Silicon native app in the universal version of Chrome.
Notes
  • • Select P, S, A, or M mode when using a D750, D7500, D7200, D5600, D5500, D5300, or D3500.
  • • Camera microphones are not supported. Use an external microphone or the microphone supplied with your computer.
  • • If live view ends prematurely, choose higher values for Monitor off delay > Live view in the camera menus.
  • • The size of the live view display is fixed at XGA. The D810, D750, D7200, D5600, D5500, D5300, and D3500 use only the VGA portion of the XGA display, with the result that live view for these cameras is displayed at a smaller size.
  • • The maximum frame rate is about 10 to 15 fps.
  • • The camera temperature may rise and live view may end after periods of extended use. Wait for the camera to cool.
  • • Using live view increases the drain on the battery.
  • • Exit NX Tether, Nikon Transfer 2, and Camera Control Pro 2 before establishing a connection to the camera.
  • • When using NX Tether, Nikon Transfer 2, or Camera Control Pro 2, end the connection to “Webcam Utility” in the web conferencing app.
  • • You may not be able to adjust camera settings while the camera is connected to a computer. Before adjusting settings, turn the camera off and disconnect the USB cable.
  • • The frame size is 1024 x 768 pixels (XGA). Some web conferencing apps may use different aspect ratios.
  • • Once a connection has been established between the camera and computer, be careful not to remove the memory card while the memory card access lamp is lit.
  • • Live view may not end automatically when the live view auto off timer expires.
  • • Live view may not end when the camera is turned off and then on again, in which case it can be ended by turning the camera on and off a second time.
  • • The camera may not exit PC mode when the web conferencing app closes. PC mode can be ended by disconnecting the USB cable.
  • • Extend retractable lenses before use.
  • • Select mode M when using non-CPU lenses with the D750, D7500, D7200, D5600, D5500, D5300, or D3500.
  • • When using the D5, D810, D750, D500, D7500, D7200, D5600, D5500, D5300, or D3500 with no memory card inserted, select Enable release for Slot empty release lock.
  • • Live view may take more time to start if the memory card contains a large number of pictures.
  • • If the Nikon Webcam Utility is chosen as the video input source while NX Tether, Camera Control Pro 2, or Nikon Transfer 2 is running, a connection to the camera will not be established and the view through the camera lens will not be displayed.
  • • Do not attempt to use Webcam Utility from multiple web conferencing apps simultaneously.
  • • Google Meet may sometimes fail to display the view through the camera lens. This can be rectified by turning video off and then on again in the web conferencing app.
  • • The Mac version is not compatible with Safari; use Google Chrome. The Webcam Utility is not compatible with the Skype app or other applications that lack support for virtual cameras.

• macOS is a registered trademark of Apple Inc. in the United States and other countries.
• All other trade names mentioned are trademarks or registered trademarks of their respective holders.

Changes from Versions 1.0.2 and 1.0.1 to 1.1.0
  • • Added support for the Z 9.
  • • The cause is now stated when the web conferencing app fails to display the view through the camera lens.
  • • Ended support for macOS High Sierra version 10.13.
Installation
  1. Download S-NWU___-010100MF-ALLIN-ALL___.dmg.
  2. Double-click the downloaded file to mount an S-NWU___-010100MF-ALLIN-ALL___ disk image containing a “Welcome” file.
  3. Double-click the “Welcome” file to launch the installer.
  4. Follow the on-screen instructions to complete installation.
  • Notes:
    • • There is no need to launch the software when installation is complete. No shortcut will be added to the menus or desktop.
    • • You may need to restart the computer.
Checking That the Software Is Installed
  1. Connect the camera and computer using a USB cable.
  2. Turn the camera on.
  3. Launch the web conferencing app and select “Nikon Webcam Utility” as the external camera.
  4. Confirm that the image from the camera is displayed in the web conferencing app.

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