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Turn your GoPro into a fancy web cam for your next Zoom call. Here's how

by Etsuko Rasheed (2020-08-28)

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Turn your GoPro Hero8 into a webcam. 
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Many of us are working and socializing from home for the long haul, as coronavirus cases continue to spike nationwide. That means it may be time to upgrade your webcam to make sure you look your best as you virtually meet with coworkers and friends (changing your Zoom background and turning on the beauty filter can only do so much). If you have a GoPro camera, this handy software upgrade will turn it into a webcam compatible with Zoom, Microsoft Teams, Google Meet and virtually every other major you can think of. (And if you don't have a GoPro, you can also turn your phone camera into a webcam.)  Here's how to do it. 

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Read more: Ultimate webcam tips: How to look and sound great online What you'll need to turn your GoPro into a webcam You'll need a GoPro Hero8 camera -- the latest version of the popular sturdy camera, which came out in 2019. You can pick one up on

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