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Webcam? Is it possible to use this camera as a webcam?

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    how can i use the canon sx100 is as a webcam

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It's possible, but it's not free: http://www.willingsoftware.com/help/howto.shtml#34

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If you download the twain driver, your computer can manage the camera as any other optical input device, therefore , in that way you may use it as a webcamers.
However this camera had not been built to be a webcam and will not be recognised by messengers and similar software.

Better getting a cheap webcam instead.


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