Summary: I have been through a few webcams so far, and I finally found that this one fits my needs perfectly without any hassle. There is no set up, just plug and play. The head swivels in all axes, which I didn't know beforehand but was pleasantly surprised to find that out.
The Creative LIVE! CAM Optia Pro is not MAC OSX compatible
Alexandra Athanassiou, Amazon
24 November 2007
Summary: I found out that the Creative LIVE! CAM OPTIA PRO is only compatible with Windows. It is not compatible with the MAC OSX operating system itself. I was misled by one of the reviews preceding mine. Glad I called [...] for that.
Summary: this is a great webcam! i was looking for a webcam that would work with my Powerbook (MAC) and was getting disappointed with the resolution of the cameras i was finding. This cam works great, did not have to install any software.
Summary: This Web Cam was super easy to install and use. I used the Skype software and I was upand running in no time having video conferences with my kids grandparents. The image is stunning and the communication clear. This is a must have and at a great price! I highly recommend.
Summary: The camera works plug-and-play both with Windows XP and with Ubuntu 8.10 Intrepid (tested it with Skype), so no installation is required. The cd (which I only tested on Windows) comes with a whole bunch of stuff, some of which cool (motion detection capabilities, time-lapse pictures, etc), but most...