||Webcam Utility Version 1.1.0
- macOS Big Sur version 11
- macOS Catalina version 10.15
- macOS Mojave version 10.14
||Apple Silicon or Intel Core or Xeon series, 1 GHz or better
||2 GB or more
|Supported digital cameras
Note: Some of the above products may not have been announced or released in all countries or regions.
- • 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
|Tested web conferencing apps
- • 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.
- • 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.