How to record HD video from a Logitech webcam on OS X

September 8, 2012 Logitech OS X QuickTime Player video capture webcam

I have a [Logitech HD C270]() webcam, capable of 720p HD video capture, which I’ve used for some time on Windows without any issues, but today I’ve decided to connect it to my Macbook Air to record some HD video on the go. Turns out, this is not as easy as I thought.

First of all, PhotoBooth does not record HD video, and iMovie doesn’t work with a USB webcam.

QuickTime Player (quite surprisingly for an app called something-player) does record HD video.

Some quick facts about QuickTime Player video recording:

Have fun recording video, and good luck.

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