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Nikon Releases the Beta Version of macOS-compatible Webcam Utility

The software enables Nikon cameras, both mirrorless and D-SLR, to function as high-quality cameras for web conferences and livestreams with macOS


New Delhi, September 23, 2020Nikon India Pvt. Ltd. 100% subsidiary of Nikon Corporation Tokyo, is in plans to release the beta version of the macOS-compatible Webcam Utility, the software that enables Nikon mirrorless and D-SLR cameras to be used as alternatives for excellent quality webcams, free of charge, starting September 23, 2020.

Due to the increased usage & demand for high quality in video conferencing since telecommuting becomes more common, Webcam Utility will make it possible for users to utilise their existing Nikon camera as an alternative to the common webcam.

Users simply need to install the Webcam Utility to their computer and connect a compatible Nikon mirrorless or DSLR camera to the computer via a USB cable.

Further details are available at the Nikon Download Center:

Supported OS

  • macOS versions 10.13, 10.14, 10.15

Compatible cameras

  • Z 7, Z 6, Z 5, Z 50, D6, D850, D780, D500, D7500, D5600
  • Compatibility with this new software application is also planned for future Nikon mirrorless and DSLR cameras.

*Please note that as this new software application is still in the beta stage of development, functions may be added or changed, or the service may be terminated, without prior notice. Your understanding in this matter is much appreciated.
*Other trade names mentioned in this document are trademarks or registered trademarks of their respective holders.
*macOS is a trademark of Apple Inc. registered in the U.S. and other countries.

About Nikon India

Nikon India distributes markets and services the complete range of Nikon imaging products, Nikon Sport Optics & Nikon Instruments. The Nikon Imaging includes Nikon Mirrorless series, Nikon D-SLR, the Nikon COOLPIX and range of NIKKOR lenses & accessories. Headquartered in Gurgaon, Nikon has branch offices in Mumbai, Kolkata, Bengaluru and Delhi. Nikon India has total of five Nikon owned Service Centers (4 Branches and 1 Headquarter), 23 ASCs (authorized service centers), 23 Nikon Collection Centers and over 1500 dealer base for complete service & support for Nikon customers. Nikon has also set up 142 Experience zones pan India which showcases the entire range of Nikon Mirrorless series, D-SLR cameras, COOLPIX cameras and an elaborate range of NIKKOR lenses, Nikon Sport Optics and accessories.

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