Get a Better Webcam with Continuity Camera

Continuity Camera is the name of a set of features that, since macOS Mojave and iOS 12, have allowed you to use your iPhone to insert photos into documents you’re creating on your Mac, or “scan” pages (with macOS programmatically straightening out the images). In Ventura, Continuity Camera gets another feature: your iPhone can function as a live webcam for video calls with FaceTime, Zoom, Skype, and other apps.

Most Macs have built-in webcams (or “FaceTime cameras,” as Apple dubs them). But even the nicest built-in camera is not nearly as good as what you’ll find on any recent iPhone. iPhone cameras have much higher resolution, better low-light performance, and sometimes a much wider field of view. ...

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