How to Use Logitech Cam Masks

by Christina Shaffer

Logitech webcams come with software that includes a variety of fun and silly video masks to disguise your image in a video chat or in a personal video recording. The process of applying an effect to your live image depends on the webcam model. The Logitech Webcam Software application can be used to add video masks for the majority of Logitech webcam models, including the Logitech C110 Webcam and the Logitech C270 Widescreen HD Webcam. If you’re using a Logitech QuickCam model, apply a video mask using the QuickCam software.

Using Logitech Webcam Software

1

Launch the Logitech Webcam Software.

2

Click the “Quick Capture” button on the main screen. If the software opens in Photo model, click and drag the “Photo/Video” toggle to the Video option.

3

Click the “Effects” button to open the Effects window.

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Click the “Video Masks” button to view the available webcam masks.

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Scroll through the effects and select your preferred video mask. The effect appears on top of your face in the live webcam image.

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Click the "Controls" button to check the calibration between the webcam effect and your live image. Check the box next to "Follow My Face" if the option isn't enabled. When you select this option, the video mask will stay on top of your face when you move.

Using QuickCam Software

1

Launch the QuickCam software.

2

Click the “Mask” icon on the main screen.

3

Select the “Video Masks” option from the Video Effects drop-down menu. A list of available masks appears.

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Select one of the masks and then click the “Play” button.

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Calibrate your live image with the video mask. To calibrate your image, position your face inside the red box on the Instructions screen and then click “Start.” Follow the on-screen prompts to complete the calibration. When the process is complete, the video mask applies to your live image automatically.

About the Author

Christina Shaffer is a freelance writer based in New Jersey and has been writing arts and entertainment articles since 2005. Her articles have appeared in "Philadelphia City Paper." Shaffer received a B.A. in journalism and gender studies at Rutgers University.

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