Webcam Plus

Use your iPhone as a webcam for your Mac.


Easy to use and completely free!

  • Supports 4K 2160p, Full HD 1080p, 720p and 480p.
  • Up to 60 FPS.
  • Use any camera lens on your iPhone.
  • Focus, Exposure and Torch controls.
  • Stream via USB with low latency.
  • Control via Menu Bar.

Getting Started

System Requirements

Verify that your setup meets the following requirements:

  • iPhone running iOS 12.4 or later.
  • Mac running macOS 10.13 (High Sierra) or later.
  1. Install the Webcam Plus iOS app via the App Store.
  2. Download and run the Mac app Installer package (see below).
  3. Restart any app that you intend to use the webcam with.
Using the app

With everything installed it is very easy to get started:

  1. Open the Mac app and the iOS app.
  2. Attach the USB cable.
  3. Press Start to start a video session.
  4. You can preview the video by pressing Preview in the Mac app's toolbar.
  5. Select Webcam Plus as the camera input in your video app.

Supported Apps

Not all Mac apps support camera plugins. It is the developer of an app that decides whether it should be supported or not. None of Apple's own apps are supported.

The table below lists the app compatibility as of macOS 11.1 Big Sur. This is not a complete list and if the app that you are looking for is not in the list, then feel free to try it out for yourself.

App Supported
Google Chrome
Brave Browser
Microsoft Edge
OBS Studio
Safari ×
FaceTime ×
PhotoBooth ×
QuickTime ×
Microsoft Teams ×
Slack ×
Skype ×



This is an app that I develop on my spare time. The app is completely free for anyone to use.

Consider donating to this project.

If you have any questions then contact me.

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