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Camera Software for HP ProBook® 4520s Notebook PC
Tips for using the camera software for the built-in webcam on HP ProBook 4520s Notebook PC.
The HP ProBook 4520s Notebook PC is equipped with a built-in webcam that enables options such as video conferencing. It also acts as a video capturing as well as a photography tool. The notebook PC requires software for making the camera work with all its options enabled. The software is available with the driver CD or at the official website of HP.
- Installing the camera software
- Image options and the camera software
- Tips and other photo- and video-editing tools
Installing the camera software
After the software is installed using the Install Shield Wizard, all the options for the detection of the webcam begin automatically, and the blinking of the small light near the lens indicates that the device is getting ready for use. For HP ProBook 4520s Notebook PC, the QuickPlay application helps to launch the webcam. The ‘Music Videos Pictures’ option when clicked in the application launches the camera. The image of the object in front of the lens appears on the screen. It is most obvious that after the software installation task is done all the third-party programs like video conferencing tools recognize the in-built camera of your HP ProBook 4520s Notebook PC automatically.
Image options and the camera software
Images can be enlarged by double-clicking the screen. The ‘Snapshot Image’ and ‘Record’ options can be clicked for the two alternative purposes of the webcam. Other settings such as that for the screen ratio can be changed by going through the ‘i – Info/More Settings’ option. The brightness, contrast, white balance, as well as the added options, like false colors, sepia, etc., can be used for editing and improving the image quality. The frame rate and exposure can also be adjusted for the webcam according to the lighting conditions.
It is required that proper lighting in the room be available for better pixel quality and the lens of the camera should be free from dust or any other obstructing element. If not, then the image captured will be blurred or dark. The pictures clicked using the webcam of HP ProBook 4520s Notebook PC are automatically saved in the ‘C:UsersPublicPicturesMy Snapshots’ directory. The QuickPlay application can also be used for viewing the photos and videos as they show up in the playlist column of the application. The images clicked using the webcam can be edited using software such as Adobe® Photoshop® and Microsoft® Picture Manager. Windows® Movie Maker is another tool for video capturing and moviemaking. It enables you to manage the length of the clips as well as splice together different video clips to make a video. The feature also gives you an opportunity to make videos of your choice with different audio additions. All this and much more can be done using the webcam software installed on your HP ProBook 4520s Notebook PC.