Article ID : 00008020 / Last Modified : 07/23/2019

How to configure and use the built-in camera.

    Two applications, ArcSoft® WebCam Companion™ 2 and ArcSoft Magic-i™ Visual Effects, are available to operate the built-in camera on VAIO® computers that shipped with the Windows Vista® operating system.

    IMPORTANT: This information applies only to computers using the operating systems listed below this article in the Applicable Products and Categories section.

    NOTES:

    Both applications can be opened from the All Programs menu.

    The ArcSoft WebCam Companion 2 software includes the following features:

    • Image capture
    • Record video
    • Motion detection
    • Editing

    NOTE:  Help files are available from within the application by clicking Help on the menu bar, and then Application Help.

    The ArcSoft Magic-i Visual Effects software includes the following features:

    • Face tracking
    • Zoom
    • Filters
    • Mirror
    • Distort
    • Frame overlays
    • Image themes
    • Avatars

    NOTE:  Help files are available from within the application by clicking the question mark (?) icon on the menu bar.