This adherence to, and broad adoption of the UVC video device standard by many webcam manufacturers in recent years has made true Macintosh compatibility plug and play easy, with no camera driver install needed for basic webcam funcitonality on any Mac that has USB 2.0 or Super Speed USB 3.0 ports.Here are our top three HD web camera recommendations for videoconferencing on a Macintosh.If the manufacturer doesn't support the Mac platform, try installing a third-party driver like Macam or USB Web Cam Driver.
You can test the webcam within Skype's menu bar by selecting "Skype," "Preferences" and "Audio/Video." If you have more than one webcam connected to the Mac, select the one you want to use from the "Camera" drop-down menu. You can isolate the problem to Skype specifically by testing the webcam in another program like Face Time, Photo Booth or i Movie.
The webcam will not work with Skype on a Mac if it is not correctly installed.
Razor-sharp 1080p HD resolution, H.264 hardware video compression, an optical quality Ziess glass lens, excellent color and light sensitivity, and dual high-quality microphones.
It's smooth and rapid autofocus puts the C930e head and shoulders above most competitor's autofocus webcams.
If the webcam was working in another program earlier and now won't run in Skype, it may be because the other program is still using the webcam.
You can troubleshoot cross-program use by closing all other programs that could be using the webcam and restarting Skype; restart the Mac if that doesn't work.Many third-party webcams are designed for Windows systems with Mac OS X as an afterthought.Programs do not like to cooperate with each other when more than one is trying to use the webcam at a given time.Additionally, updating Skype can also resolve rarely occurring issues with a bad or corrupted program installation.Testing the webcam can rule out incompatibility and configuration issues.With a 2MP sensor, great color fidelity and light response, it also has a smooth autofocus and a pleasantly sounding microphone for well under .