Which Canon Cameras Can Be Used As A Webcam? (Full List)

If you want to have a better quality webcam video, there are a variety of Canon cameras for the job. From pro-level to entry-level cameras, there is a webcam-compatible camera available at every price point. In this post, you’ll get a full list of the Canon cameras that can be used as a webcam, and the cost each one falls under.

The following Canon cameras can be used as a webcam:

  • EOS-1D X Mark III
  • EOS-1D X Mark II
  • EOS-1D X
  • EOS-1D C
  • EOS 5DS R
  • EOS 5DS
  • EOS 5D Mark IV
  • EOS 5D Mark III
  • EOS 6D Mark II
  • EOS 6D
  • EOS 7D Mark II
  • EOS 7D
  • EOS 90D
  • EOS 80D
  • EOS 77D
  • EOS 70D
  • EOS 60D
  • EOS 850D
  • EOS 800D
  • EOS 760D
  • EOS 750D
  • EOS 700D
  • EOS 600D
  • EOS 250D
  • EOS 200D
  • EOS 100D
  • EOS 2000D
  • EOS 1300D
  • EOS 1200D
  • EOS 1100D
  • EOS 4000D
  • EOS R5
  • EOS R6
  • EOS Ra
  • EOS R
  • EOS RP
  • EOS M6 Mark II
  • EOS M50 Mark II
  • EOS M50
  • EOS M200
  • PowerShot G5 X Mark II
  • PowerShot G7 X Mark III
  • Powershot SX70 HS

I don’t know about you, but that’s a pretty long list to digest. Let’s make it easier and break these webcam compatible cameras into their respective price ranges.

Canon Cameras That Work As Webcams (Sorted By Price!)

– Canon Cameras Under $500

Let’s start off with the most affordable cameras in the bunch. Each of the Canon cameras listed below cost less than $500 making them each affordable cameras that double as a webcam.

Any cameras that are listed as discontinued are no longer made or have been replaced by other models. Luckily these cameras can still be found used online for reasonable prices.

  1. EOS 1100D / T3 ($240)
  2. EOS 100D / SL1 ($290)
  3. EOS 1200D / T5 ($298)
  4. EOS 1300D / T6 ($305)
  5. EOS 700D / T5i ($400)
  6. EOS 4000D ($445)
  7. EOS 60D ($450)
  8. EOS 760D / T6s ($460)
  9. EOS 2000D / T7 ($500)
  10. EOS 600D / T3i (Discontinued)

– Canon Cameras Under $1000

The Canon cameras listed below sit between $501 – $1000 and can be used as a webcam.

  1. EOS 70D ($550)
  2. EOS 750D / T6i ($550)
  3. EOS M200 ($550)
  4. EOS M50 ($600)
  5. PowerShot G7 X Mark III ($600)
  6. EOS 200D / SL2 ($700)
  7. EOS M50 Mark II ($700)
  8. EOS 250D / SL3 ($735)
  9. EOS 800D / T7i ($750)
  10. Powershot SX70 HS ($750)
  11. EOS M6 Mark II ($850)
  12. EOS 850D / T8i ($900)
  13. EOS RP ($1000)

– Canon Cameras Under $2000

These webcam-compatible Canon cameras sit between the $1001 – $2000 price range. These cameras are starting to get into the professional-level bodies that Canon offers.

  1. EOS 7D ($1100)
  2. EOS 6D ($1250)
  3. EOS 90D ($1350)
  4. EOS 80D ($1400)
  5. EOS 77D ($1500)
  6. EOS 6D Mark II ($1600)
  7. EOS 7D Mark II ($1750)

– Canon Cameras Over $2000+

Now here are the top-of-the-line Canon cameras that will work as a (very expensive) webcam.

  1. EOS 5D Mark III ($2100)
  2. EOS Ra ($2500)
  3. EOS 5DS R ($2600)
  4. EOS R ($2900)
  5. EOS R5 ($4000)
  6. EOS 1D X Mark II ($3150)
  7. EOS 5D Mark IV ($3850)
  8. EOS 1D X Mark III ($6500)
  9. EOS 5DS (Discontinued)
  10. EOS-1D C (Discontinued)
  11. EOS 1D X (Discontinued)

How To Connect A Canon Camera To Your Webcam

To use your Canon camera as a webcam, download the EOS Webcam Utility Software from Canon’s website and install it on your computer. Next, turn on your Canon camera, set it to Movie Mode, and connect the USB cable between the camera and computer. Open your video streaming app of choice and set the webcam to EOS Webcam Utility.

The EOS Webcam Utility app is available for both Windows and Mac. However, you will need to install a different version depending on your particular camera.

To download this software, click here, then scroll down to the section that reads “Select Your Compatible Model.”

After selecting your camera model from the provided list, you’ll be brought to a separate page with a variety of drivers and downloads. Look for the file name that reads EOS Webcam Utility and click Select > Download.

The software will begin downloading on your computer and once complete, open the file and follow the download instructions.

With EOS Webcam Utility installed on your computer, it’s time to set up your camera. Place your camera somewhere near your computer, turn it on, set it to Movie Mode, and adjust your exposure settings.

Now bring out the provided USB cable that comes with most Canon cameras in the box. There are a few exceptions to this that don’t provide the USB cable with the camera. Instead, it will have to be bought separately.

The cameras listed below do not come with a USB cable:

  • EOS 6D Mark II
  • EOS 80D
  • EOS 90D
  • EOS 77D
  • EOS M50
  • EOS M50 Mark II
  • EOS Rebel SL3
  • EOS Rebel SL2
  • EOS Rebel T7i
  • EOS Rebel T8i
  • EOS M200
  • EOS M6 Mark II
  • EOS R6
  • EOS RP
  • PowerShot G5X Mark II
  • PowerShot G7X Mark III
  • PowerShot SX70HS

Luckily you can purchase these cables from Amazon for less than $10.

Once you have the USB cable, connect one end to your camera, and the other into your computer’s USB port.

Go ahead and open your video conferencing app of choice, and set the webcam to EOS Webcam Utility. Now the video feed from your Canon camera will serve as your webcam every time you use that particular app!

As long as the camera is connected of course.

Which Platforms Can You Use EOS Webcam Utility With?

There are some applications that will not be compatible with your Canon camera once it’s set up as a webcam. This is mostly because they are not compatible with the utility software required to connect the camera to your computer. Luckily most of the major video chat and streaming platforms are compatible.

Below is a list of all the applications that are compatible with EOS Webcam Utility:

  • Cisco Web
  • Discord
  • Facebook Live
  • Google Hangouts
  • Hangouts Meet
  • Facebook Messenger
  • Microsoft Teams
  • Open Broadcaster Software
  • Sky
  • Slack
  • Streamlabs
  • Youtube Live
  • ZOOM

Now you know whether or not your Canon camera can be used as a webcam, and exactly how to set it up. This is a great option to improve your webcam quality and give your video calls or live streams a more professional feel.

Happy streaming!

– Brendan 🙂

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Brendan Williams

Hey, I'm Brendan! I'm a professional photographer and photo retoucher who has spent the majority of his career shooting or retouching outdoor lifestyle and social media campaigns for brands like G-Adventures, xoxo Bella, P&G, Fitbit, Chevy, Tourism California, and more. You can view my photography portfolio here.

These days I primarily focus my efforts on this site, creating guides and tutorials that I wish I had earlier in my career. Each week I publish new tutorials on Photography, Photoshop, Lightroom, and Canva to help you unlock new skills and bring your creativity to new levels! Everything you learn here is backed by real experience, so you can finally skip the fluff and focus only on what matters.

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