sharing webcam within multiple applications

Elaci0 1 Reputation point

I am on Windows 10 20H2, just tested that my laptop's camera cannot be shared at the same time with multiple applications (Zoom and Chrome e.g.) but only one at a time. On my mac, instead, I can.
While searching on the web I jumped to an old, but interesting thread

where Mike M. at Windows Camera Team ( at that time) wrote about the new ability to use concurrent applications with the webcam. After almost 4 years I am wondering if this feature has been ever implemented in the end or is something missing on my laptop?


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  1. Jenny Yan-MSFT 9,321 Reputation points

    Thanks for posting in our Q&A forum. But per searching, I did not find any official article introducing this feature.

    Hope this helps and please help to accept as Answer if the response is useful.

    Best Regards,