How to use iChat and Photo Booth apps on Apple laptop?

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We are at a time when Apple based products especially Macintosh computers and laptops are witnessing significant growth in the international market. It is inevitable to know the functioning of Apple based Macintosh computers and laptops especially the iChat as well as Photo Booth applications.

Users usually have a misconception that both of the applications require additional plug-ins as well as software. The fact is that both iChat as well as Photo Booth are default applications that are present in Apple based Macintosh operating systems.

How to use iChat and Photo Booth apps on Apple laptop?

The in-built camera that is present in the Apple laptop is the default camera that the users make use of while video chatting. With the help of Photo Booth application, users can take photos as well as videos. The users can also customize the photos as well as video background by making use of the Photo Booth application.

Now let’s take a close look at the functioning of iChat as well as Photo Booth.

iChat

  • Users will have to click the ‘Go’ button that is present at the upper side of the menu bar


  • In the sub-menu, click ‘Applications’


  • From the applications, select ‘iChat’ icon


  • Double click the iChat icon


  • iChat application is launched


  • From the buddy list, users will have to select the ‘username’ that is provided


  • Then click the icon that represents the ‘video camera’


  • As per the Apple iChat support page, if the user on the other side is interested in video chatting, then that user must have a webcam as well as the user also should be online

How to use iChat and Photo Booth apps on Apple laptop?

  • Now the user has to click the ‘Effects’ button


  • The Effects button is represented in the left corner at the bottom of the video chat window


  • Effects button is used in order to enhance and add special effects on to the background


  • If the user wishes to expand the size of the window, then users will have to click the arrow icon that is present at the bottom of the video chat window


  • Finally after finishing the video chatting, the users will have to click the Red button that is present in the top left corner of the video chat window in order to finally end the video chatting session

Photo Booth

  • In the top of the menu bar in the laptop screen, users will have to click the ‘Go’ button


  • From the sub-menu present, click Applications


  • Double click the ‘Photo Booth Icon’ in order to launch the application


  • Users will have to click the Red Camera icon in order to take a picture


  • The icon is present especially in the middle of the application window

How to use iChat and Photo Booth apps on Apple laptop?

  • Another method is the clicking of film icon that helps the users to switch to the video mode


  • For recording, users will have to click the red camera icon that is present in the middle of the application window


  • For bringing the special effects, select the button that represents ‘1’ that is present next to the ‘effects’ button in order to bring image distortions


  • If the user wish to choose a background image of their choice, then the user will have to click ‘2’

This is how the users can use iChat as well as Photo Booth application for video chatting as well as capturing photos.

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