1. Download the Snap Camera Application
- Operating System: Windows 10 (64 bit); MacOS 10.11+
- Hardware: Minimum of Intel Core i3 2.5Ghz or AMD Phenom II 2.6Ghz with 4 GB RAM; Intel HD Graphics 4000 / Nvidia GeForce 710 / AMD Radeon HD 6450; screen resolution of 1280x768 or higher
2. Configure the
Snap Camera app settings
Snap Camera creates a virtual webcam on your computer. When Snap Camera is open, it takes the input of a physical webcam and then augments it with the selected Lens. This augmented video is then output to the Snap Camera virtual webcam. In your application that supports webcam input, select
Snap Camera from the list of webcams to utilize the augmented video.
Browsers like Google Chrome need to be restarted as well before web applications like Google Hangouts can utilize Snap Camera
There is a variety of setting within the app that need to be tested before going live on a video call. There are built in lenses and filters from Snapchat. It works on Microsoft Teams, Zoom, GoToMeeting, Fuze, Twitch, and most other video software.
3. Test it out
If your webcam enabled application was running prior to opening Snap Camera, you have to restart the application for it to recognize Snap Camera the first time you use it. For example, if you are using OBS, close and reopen OBS to see Snap Camera as a selectable camera.
If you don't see Snap Camera as a selectable webcam, restart the application you are using