What is the difference between Imaging Edge Webcam software and USB streaming function?
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When using the USB streaming function, you can use the camera as a webcam by turning on the USB streaming function(*1) of the camera and connecting via USB.
You can also use high-quality sound (audio format: PCM, 48 kHz, 16 bit, 2ch) collected by the camera's built-in microphone or a microphone connected to the camera and stream it live or to a web meeting.
|Software install||Video format||Audio format||Resolution|
|Imaging Edge Webcam PC application||Required||MJPEG||Does not handle audio from the camera’s built-in microphone or an external microphone.|
Use your personal computer’s built-in microphone or an external microphone.
|1,024 × 576 pixels|
|USB streaming function*1||Not required||MJPEG or YUV420 *2||PCM, 48 kHz, 16 bit, 2ch||4K(2160p) /HD(1080p)/HD(720p)*2|
- *1 If you are using ZV-1, DSC-RX0M2 or ILCE-7C, update to the latest System Software (Firmware).
- *2 Available video formats differ depending on the camera model. For details, refer to the camera Operating Instructions or Help Guide.