"Not all web cameras sold on the market function on a Macintosh. But thanks to a maturing web camera standard, UVC - USB 2.0 Video Class device compliance is critical help assure at least basic Mac webcam functionality with the UVC drivers built into Apple's OSX operating system. However, some of these USB 2.0 UVC web cameras are far better options than others on the Macintosh platform. At http://www.mac-
It should be noted that not all Macintosh computers include a built-in webcam. The affordable Mac mini is a prime candidate for adding an external USB Mac compatible web camera, as is the higher-end Mac Pro desktop system. Additionally, neither includes a built-in microphone, so choosing a camera that also has a quality built-in mic can help provide additional functionality for voice capture or Apple dictation and speech recognition needs.
"Many Apple users need and want the versatility and flexibility an external webcam for Mac can provide. The limited camera angles inherent in an iMac, an Apple Cinema Display, or MacBook's built-in iSight web camera can be rather frustrating,"
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