Sony Imaging Edge Webcam lets use your Sony Camera as a Webcam

Published: August 20, 2020

Sony Imaging Edge Webcam

Imaging Edge Webcam lets you connect your Sony camera to your Windows 10 personal computer, and use the camera as a webcam with a livestreaming/web conferencing service.

Imaging Edge Webcam allows users to connect a Sony camerai to a Windows 10 PC to live stream and video conference in one easy step while also taking full advantage of Sony’s advanced imaging technology such as industry-leading autofocus, high resolution picture quality and additional unique features of each compatible camera.

“We will continue to adapt and evolve to meet the needs of our customers. Their voice is critical to everything that we do in this industry,” said Neal Manowitz, deputy president of Sony Imaging Products and Solutions Americas. “Given the growing demand for live streaming and video communication, we’re excited to share a new application that will give so many loyal Sony customers the ability to quickly and easily transform their camera into a highly effective webcam for live streaming, video calls and so much more.”

Sorry fellow MAC users, no macOS Support yet, but hopefully soon…

Supported OS

Windows10 64bit

Supported Cameras

a7 II, a7 III, a7R II, a7R III, a7R IV, a7S, a7S II, a7S III, a9, a9 II
a5100, a6100, a6300, a6400, a6500, a6600
a68, a77 II, a99 II
HX95, HX99, RX0, RX0 II, RX100 IV, RX100 V, RX100 VA, RX100 VI, RX100 VII
RX10 II, RX10 III, RX10 IV, RX1R II, WX700, WX800, ZV-1


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11 thoughts on “Sony Imaging Edge Webcam lets use your Sony Camera as a Webcam”

      1. I’m I wrong; does Sony not really care about supporting it’s products on MacOS?

        Someone in the Sony Engineering food chain must have disliked Steve Jobs.

  1. The resolution is only 1,024 × 576 pixels. Your webcam probably is a higher resolution. You can get 1080P by skipping this and using an hdmi converter and OBS.

  2. While launching without a Mac app or at least the respect to giving a timeline on the Mac app version, is incredibly frustrating, it looks like Mac users won’t be missing out on much since the support document says, “1,024 × 576” meaning it’s not 4k (4096 x 2160) and it’s not even HD 1920 x 1080 pixels. So hard to imagine users choosing this over a standard hdmi adapter like the Cam Link 4K. While this wouldn’t be surprising from most camera companies, certainly surprising from the industry leader. But where canon and others were coming out with the apps, the clearly had to rush as quickly as possible to at least get something out so they could say they offer it, even if in the real world wouldn’t be useful to much since no mac support or 4k or hd support.

    1. Apple has a very small PC market share in Japan where the cameras are designed. About half of the US Marketing & Support teams are Mac users, so they’re constantly reminding the engineers that the majority of US photographer are Mac-based, but I believe that part of the issue is that macOS presents more challenges than Windows. On the flip side iOS tends to get support before Android.

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