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Exostenza
01-02-2015, 06:05 AM
I don't have any software installed to change the settings for my webcam and there is no software for it on the asus support site. My webcam is so dark no one can see me and I have no idea how to change the settings.

Thanks

hmscott
01-02-2015, 09:15 AM
I don't have any software installed to change the settings for my webcam and there is no software for it on the asus support site. My webcam is so dark no one can see me and I have no idea how to change the settings.
Thanks

Exostenza, Asus used to ship 2 programs to serve/manage the webcam: LifeFrame and VirtualCamera, but since most webcam programs already have webcam adjustments / settings / tuning Asus stopped shipping it a couple of years ago. I just tried the last versions, and they don't work on the G750 webcam.

If you are using Skype you can use the built-in webcam settings:

https://support.skype.com/en/faq/FA1267/webcam-video-troubleshooter

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Exostenza
01-02-2015, 03:44 PM
I appreciate the reply although I am using google video chat through gmail which I gather is hangouts for the PC and I cannot find any settings for the webcam.

hmscott
01-02-2015, 06:15 PM
I appreciate the reply although I am using google video chat through gmail which I gather is hangouts for the PC and I cannot find any settings for the webcam.

Exostenza, it looks like Google has shutdown the Chat forums, so I couldn't search there for solutions, and Googles help isn't very helpful:

https://support.google.com/chat/topic/24671?hl=en&ref_topic=1725162

I don't use either Google Video Chat or Hangouts Video Chat, but this is the closest help:

https://support.google.com/chat/answer/162174?hl=en&ref_topic=24673

I am not going to set it up to see if that leads anywhere, but if you haven't tried it already - including loading the hangouts plugin - then give that a try.

With Logitech there is a Systray App that I have used to tune the webcam settings for best image, and I would suggest opting to get one of those, or another make that does the same. IDK if it will tune any camera it finds, or only Logitech devices...

I have used the builtin webcam for Skype and it works great...

You could install Skype and set the webcam settings there and see if it has a positive effect in Google Video Chat -- you may need Skype open to keep the effect, and it might only affect Skype webcam usage...

You could get a light and turn it on so that people can see you better :)

Let us know if you figure out a good way to get around the no webcam settings in Google Video Chat.

Exostenza
01-03-2015, 03:19 AM
Thanks for the detailed help I really appreciate it! I will try my best to figure this out and if something you said helps or if I find something else I will post back here.