You can spice up your Google Hangout, Skype call, video presentation or webinar with mimoLive as an audio and/or video source. Show graphics, present your screen or give yourself a proper lower third. To do so, you need to install the Virtual Camera plugins for mimoLive:

Installing the Virtual Camera Plugin

  • Run the installer. Please note that you will be prompted for your administrator password.
  • Restart your Mac for the plugins to loaded in macOS.

Adding a Virtual Camera Output Destination

Add a Virtual Camera Output Destination to your Output Destination list by clicking the + button on top of the list in the right most column of your mimoLive document. A popover window will appear with all the Output Destination options available. After double clicking the Virtual Camera Output Destination icon a new instance will appear in the Output Destination list. The info box will tell you the status of the plugin and where it is located on your disc.

Using the Virtual Camera

Start the third party app in which you want to use mimoLive as an audio input device or camera. Configure the third party app to use mimoLive by selecting the virtual device named mimoLive: as camera or audio input. Once mimoLive is streaming video to another application the Virtual Camera Live button turns red.

Uninstalling the Virtual Camera Plugin of mimoLive

If you want to uninstall the Virtual Camera Plugin for mimoLive you need to remove two files from your macOS. Please follow these steps:

  • Select the “Go To Folder…” item in the “Go” menu of macOS Finder. A new window will pop up asking you for a folder path.
  • Enter this path and hit “Go”.
/Library/CoreMediaIO/Plug-Ins/DAL/
  • In the current Finder window the content of the DAL folder should show up.
  • Find the “mimoLive Virtual Camera.plugin” file and move it to the trash. You may be prompted to enter an administrator password for your machine.
  • Again select the “Go To Folder…” item in the “Go” menu.
  • This time enter the following path:
/Library/Audio/Plug-Ins/HAL
  • In the current Finder window the content of the HAL folder should show up.
  • Find the “mimoLiveVirtualAudio.driver” file and move it to the trash. You may be prompted to enter an administrator password for your machine.
  • Restart your Mac.

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