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With remote work becoming the new normal during the COVID-19 pandemic, and possibly continuing well into the post-pandemic world, digital meetings are now standard for workers separated for safety.
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Microsoft Teams Snap Camera Mac
If you're one of the countless workers using online meeting platforms you might be looking for ways to spice up your calls—and Snap Inc., has you covered with its Microsoft Teams-compatible Snap Camera app.
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Available for macOS and Windows 10, Snap Camera brings all of the filters and effects from Snapchat to desktop OSes, so you can appear with a horned headdress on, give yourself a virtual Fortnite hat, change the lighting tone, or appear as my favorite, a floating potato.
How to add Snap Camera to Microsoft Teams
First, make sure you have Snap Camera installed and updated to the latest version. Once it's installed, launch Snap Cam and get familiar with its interface (Figure A). You don't need to have a filter on to add it to Teams, but it's worthwhile to poke around and find a few favorites first.
Figure A© Provided by TechRepublic The default Snap Camera interface.
With Snap Camera open, launch Microsoft Teams. Find your personal icon in the upper right of the Teams window and click on it. In the menu that appears, find and click on Settings (Figure B).
Figure B© Provided by TechRepublic Where to find your Settings menu in Microsoft Teams.
With the Settings window open, click on Devices in the left-hand menu. In the Devices menu you'll see fields to change your microphone, sound output device, and camera. Clicking on the dropdown menu to change your camera should display your onboard cam, any external web cameras you have, and Snap Camera (Figure C).
Figure C© Provided by TechRepublic Where to change your camera in Microsoft Teams.
If you don't see Snap Camera in the drop-down menu you may need to update either Snap Camera or Microsoft Teams, restart your computer, or check with your Teams administrator to see if they've disabled a setting required to connect Snap Camera to Teams.
Once you select Snap Camera as your camera you should see any filters you have on appear in place of the plain camera visual that was below the dropdown menu before.
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Note: If you leave Snap Camera on as your camera and close the Snap Camera application your screen will go blank and you'll have to manually go back and change the camera setting back to your default webcam. Be sure to always have Snap Camera on if it's set as your camera or you won't get any visual.
Once Snap Camera is added to Microsoft Teams you'll still need to use the Snap Camera app to apply filters--all Teams does is connect the visual, and changes you want to make still need to be done in Snap Camera (Figure D).
Figure D© Provided by TechRepublic A filter applied in Snap Camera (left) and the result in Microsoft Teams (Right).© Provided by TechRepublic Image: master1305, Getty Images/iStockphoto
The last couple of weeks there been a lot of posts in social media with pictures of people in Teams meetings with fun camera filters, I’ve got some questions about this and I’ve seen questions from users that want to use these filters too. This is not an function in Teams, it is an external software that you install called Snap Camera.
Since it is a virtual web camera that you install you can use Snap Camera for other applications too, like Skype, Skype for Business, Zoom, Webex, etc.
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Install Snap Camera
First open https://snapcamera.snapchat.com/ and download the software, it is available for Mac and Windows.
Run the installation, simple Next, Next, Finnish-installation.
The Snap Camera app will open when you finnished.
In the first view you can select what filter to use, here I am a potato. In the upper right corner you can change settings, click on the cogwheel.
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In the settings select which camera to use (if you have more than one), also set an Hotkey to enable disable the filter. The hotkey will allow you to easily turn the filter of or off (turn fun on or off), don’t forget to save the hotkey.
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Use Snap Camera in Teams
After you installed Snap Camera you might have to restart Teams for it to find your Snap Camera. Join a Teams meeting and in the Pre-join window make sure that the Camera is activated. Click on Custom Setup to select the Snap Camera in Camera settings. Then join the meeting.
During the meeting you can use the Hotkeys to turn on/off the filter. You can also turn on/off filters from systray (down by the clock in the lower right corner of your screen). Right click on the Snap Camera icon and select Turn OFF. If you left click you will open Snap Camera software.
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Note that Snap Camera software uses some CPU and Memory, so this can affect the performance of your meeting.
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Microsoft Office Apps & Services MVP Consultant work at UClarity, based in Göteborg, Sweden. Been working with Exchange, LCS, OCS, Lync, Skype, Teams and related stuff for a while. Mostly writing tips and news after getting questions from customers.