Using your iPhone as a webcam is a game-changer

MacBook and iPhone on desk
(Image credit: Future)

Did you know you can actually use your iPhone as a webcam? Okay, maybe you knew it, but do you know how much better your livestreams or recorded content could be if you explored the full range of functionality? I tried it and was shocked at how much I could do. 

For content creators, camera quality is one of the most important considerations. If you're streaming live or creating content, the last thing you want is for your video to look washed out or for the footage to be unstable. But the average webcam, inbuilt or external, has a distinct lack of features that are found on the best camera phones, like the iPhone 14 Pro or Pro Max, which are known for recording stunning video. So, if you have a Mac to go alongside your iPhone, you can use the phone's brilliant camera to film instead of a standard webcam. 

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Georgia Coggan

Georgia is lucky enough to be Creative Bloq's Editor. She has been working for Creative Bloq since 2018, starting out as a freelancer writing about all things branding, design, art, tech and creativity – as well as sniffing out genuinely good deals on creative technology. Since becoming Editor, she has been managing the site on a day-to-day basis, helping to shape the diverse content streams CB is known for and leading the team in their own creativity.