Mac

Webcam

Double-click on [webcam] in sources



Locate [Preset] field and click the drop down menu



Select the matching resolution for your canvas (Mac OBS Preset [High] is the highest the webcam can do, usually 1920x1080)
Click [OK]



Your [webcam] source should now fill the whole canvas!



Windows

Webcam

Double-click on [webcam] in sources



Locate [Resolution/FPS Type] field and click the drop down menu
Set to [Custom]



Locate [Resolution] field and click the drop down menu
Select the matching resolution for your canvas

If the drop down menu doesn't show any options, you will need to manually input the canvas resolution.

Click [OK]



Troubleshooting

When selecting 1280x720 or 1920x1080 resolution my webcam source image goes black or disappears.

Solution: Your webcam needs the manufacturer utility software to enable HD video.

Common webcam utility software and drivers

Logitech c920
Logitech c922
Logitech Brio

My webcam source image doesn't appear in the canvas.

Solution: You likely already created a video capture source for this webcam and its active in another scene. Delete one of the sources, click the [+] to add a new source > check [Add Existing] > Select that source > click [OK]

I tried to fix my webcam source image before adjusting its resolution and now the image is stretched and/or zoomed in.

Solution: Right-click the [webcam] in sources > click [Transform] > click [Reset Transform]
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