The Virtual Webcam Driver Tool turns your GoPro Hero, DJI Osmo Action, and Xiaomi Yi 4k+ camera into a virtual webcam which can then be used in Skype, Zoom, OBS Studio, VLC Player, and other apps.
The following input sources are supported:
* The GoPro Hero 8 and GoPro Max cameras need a special tool for activating their WiFi adapter in non-RTMP which you can find here.
We have successfully tested the webcam with:
The webcam should work with most applications supporting direct draw/direct show video inputs. Just contact us if you have doubts regarding a specific app.
The following table shows if the camera is connected via WiFi (and thus a WiFi adapter is required) and whether a second adapter (e.g. LAN cable) is required for the internet connection. The table also lists the measured delay (in seconds) and maximum resolution of the video stream:
|GP Hero 4||Yes||Yes||<0.5||432x240|
|GP Hero 4 Session||Yes||Yes||<0.5||432x240|
|GP Hero 5||Yes||Yes||<0.5||864x480|
|GP Hero 5 Session||Yes||Yes||<0.5||864x480|
|GP Hero 6||Yes||Yes||<0.5||864x480|
|GP Hero 7||Yes||Yes||<0.5||864x480|
|GP Hero 7 RTMP||No||No||1.0-2.0||1280x720|
|GP Hero 8||Yes||Yes||<0.5||864x480|
|GP Hero 8 RTMP||No||No||<0.5||1920x1080|
|DJI Osmo Action||No||No||<0.2||1280x720|
|Xiaomi Yi 4k+||No||No||<0.2||1920x1080|
This section answers frequently asked questions. Just contact us if you have further questions, feedback, or comments.
The webcam driver does not support audio. Please use a microphone for audio input.
The video resolution of different camera models is listed here.
The video stream delay of different camera models is listed here.
Many cameras create their own WiFi network. In this case you have to use a LAN cable, a second WiFi adapter, or a LTE connection for internet access. Take a look at this table which shows if you need a second adapter for the internet connection.
Although we have successfully tested the driver with GoPro Hero 4 and Hero 4 Session cameras these cameras are officially not supported due to streaming problems and low video quality.
GoPro Hero 3 cameras are not supported.
The webcam driver supports only one camera at the same time.
Please use 3rd party apps (for instance Camera Suite for GoPro) for changing the camera settings.
The WiFi of GoPro Hero 8 and GoPro Max cameras has to be manually activated. This can either be done with the original GoPro iOS/Android app, or with the WiFi Connector app.