Webcam requirements for Yahoo Messenger

Your webcam needs to meet the following specs to work with Yahoo Messenger.

  • Either one of these image sizes:
    - Small image size - 160 x 120
    - Large image size - 320 x 240
  • RGB, I420, or IYUV formats. (Each is fine - we recommend RGB 24.)
  • Microsoft DirectX version 9.0 or newer.

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