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    g5 web cam?
    The built in cam for photoboth and iChat, how can I use it as a webcam or to record like video footage from?

    So is that possible? and if so, how?

    Thanks!

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    iDVD will let you do this.
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    Quote Originally Posted by mac57 View Post
    iDVD will let you do this.
    I think you mean iMovie... iDVD has no recording features.

    PS other thread was deleted, please don't post the same question in multiple areas.

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    Well how do you set it so my camera will do it, I cant figure it out. Thanks

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    Make a new movie, and select iSight as the format. Then under the image section of the window, slide the button over to the camera.
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    And in case you want to expand on the use of your iSight camera, here's a good entry in a blog, Make The Most Out of Your iSight.

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