Article ID : 00268963 / Last Modified : 11/30/2021

What is the difference between the Imaging Edge Webcam software and the USB streaming function?

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    When connected to a compatible camera, the USB streaming function offers enhanced video and audio capabilities compared to Imaging Edge Webcam software.

    Streaming MethodSoftware RequiredVideoAudioResolution
    Imaging Edge WebcamYesMJPEGNo - Must use an external or the computer's microphone.1024 x 576 pixels
    USB Streaming *1NoMJPEG or YUV420 *2

    Yes - Camera's built-in microphone.

    PCM 48 kHz, 16 bit, 2ch

    4k(2160p, HD(1080p), or HD(720p) *2

    *1to ensure USB streaming compatibility.

    *2 Refer to your camera's Operating Instructions or Help Guide for USB streaming video format and resolution information.

    If you need information on setup steps, select your preferred streaming method: