Webcam Settings gives you manual control over all of the relevant settings of a USB webcam.

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Webcam Settings allows you to adjust settings including the exposure time, contrast, saturation, and white balance temperature for your webcam, whether it's a Built-in iSight, a more recent FaceTime/FaceTime HD Camera or an external USB webcam.

See how Logitech/Microsoft webcam owner, stop motion/claymation producer, podcast producer and Skype chatting users talk about Webcam Settings.

This is a great app for Logitech owners - by largenose75 - Jun 27, 2012
... With this app i'm able to have full manual control of the C910 webcam, including manual focus. That's great for stop motion animation too, ...

Works great - by driver4_ - Jun 28, 2012
... This software goes hand in hand with animating and chatting using webcams.

YES! Works on Logitech C920, too! - by DanielJLewis - Jun 28, 2012
... The program is lightweight, extremely useful, and works wonderfully! Definitely worth the cost!

Saved mmy skype sessions! - by AnthonyNguyen - Jun 28, 2012
... Fixed my image with literally the click of one button.

Exactly what I needed. - by Vicorita Van Patten - Jul 1, 2012
... A must-have for people like me who use their webcam for more than just the occasional skype session.

Great! - by dgtlknight - Jul 14, 2012
Works great with my external webcam and provides me with plenty of controls to manage several parameters. Just what I needed. Thanks!!

This app is awesome with MS Lifecam Studio!! - by fiaa1023 - Jul 17, 2012
... I recommend people who want to use iChat with external usb CAM properly with good image quality.

  • True hardware level control of your webcam.
  • View changes in Real-time to your video as you move sliders and change other settings.
  • Fully plug-and-play; Webcam Settings, automatically recognizes your USB webcam when it's connected to your Mac.
  • Automatically identifies various settings that your webcam supports.
  • Feel free to try any different settings as "Reset to Default" button brings back original settings from your camera.
  • Works with almost every video or photo app such as Photo Booth, FaceTime, iMovie, Skype, iStopMotion, Wirecast, Sparkbooth, GoToMeeting, WebEx, Jabber, Flash based webcam app and many others.

    Supported Settings (varies between cameras)
  • Auto-Exposure Mode
  • Exposure Time
  • Gain
  • Aperture
  • Brightness
  • Contrast
  • Hue
  • Saturation
  • Sharpness
  • Gamma
  • White Balance Temperature
  • Power Line Frequency (anti-flicker)
  • Backlight Composition

    Advanced Settings (found only on certain cameras such as Microsoft LifeCam Studio/Cinema, Logitech HD Webcam C615 and Logitech HD Pro Webcam C910/C920), (*aGent V5 full HD camera does NOT support these settings)
  • Focus
  • Zoom
  • Pan
  • Tilt

  • Webcam Settings support UVC (USB Video Class) webcam only; FireWire camera such as external iSight is not supported.
  • Your USB webcam must be working on your Mac properly (function normally with FaceTime, iChat/Messages, and Skype) before it can be used with Webcam Settings.

  • What's New
    General Improvements
  • Settings of the camera will be stored automatically and restored the next time the app is launched.
  • Slider positions will be updated automatically when "Auto Exposure Mode", "Auto White Balance" or "Auto Focus" is on.

    Camera Specific Improvements
  • Add customization code to support non-standard "Exposure Time" and "Manual Focus" control for Logitech Webcam Pro 9000.

  • Webcam Settings ( is a Mac software application that has been discovered and submitted by users of

    Operating System: Mac

    Default Install Path: /Applications/Webcam

    Minimum OS version: 10.6

    Copyright: Copyright (c) 2012 All rights reserved.