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Macam is a user space USB Webcam driver, supporting Aiptek, 3com, Phillips, Creative, Dexxa, DigitalDream, Dolphin Peripherals, IDT, Intel, Kensington, Lifeview, Logitech, and many other Webcams.

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Recent releases

  •  09 Oct 2008 18:20

    Release Notes: The PS3 Eye webcam is supported, but it requires USB2. Support for many webcams has been added, and all the cameras from the gspca project should work. Support for Mac OS X 10.5 (Leopard) was improved, as the NSLock console warning messages should be gone. The driver for the PAC207, a chip used in many cheap webcams, has been improved in many ways.

    •  11 Nov 2006 22:17

      Release Notes: This version fixes an issue that 0.8.9 had with Skype. It also is less sensitive to USB Communication Errors, and should work with some hub configurations. EyeToy support is improved. Some other cameras have been added, including some recent Logitech cameras.

      •  14 Jul 2006 22:48

        Release Notes: Support has been added for a number of cameras, based on ZC030x, TV8532, SPCA501, and SPCA508 chips. Support has been restored for OV511(+) cameras. A serious QuickTime resource bug has been fixed. Support has been added for Ezonics iContact. Sonix-based cameras should work now. Some cameras may still have issues on Intel-based Macs.

        •  24 Jul 2003 09:54

          No changes have been submitted for this release.


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