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Using Apple iSight and other web cams in Parallels Desktop virtual machines

APPLIES TO:
  • Parallels Desktop 10 for Mac
  • Parallels Desktop 9 for Mac
  • Parallels Desktop 8 for Mac
  • Parallels Desktop 7 for Mac

Information

Apple iSight and most all other cameras you have working on Mac OS X are now shared with Windows virtual machines.

They should be available and work fine in Windows without any additional settings.

NOTE: If you prefer to keep your cameras separate between Mac OS and Windows virtual machine, please go to your virtual machine's Configuration -> Hardware -> USB & Bluetooth (USB Devices in Parallels esktop 7) and remove a checkmark from webcams sharing:

in Parallels Desktop 8 and later:

in Parallels Desktop 7:




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