How to Turn a Non-Macro iPhone into a Digital Microscope for Mac

Tech enthusiasts and gadget lovers often need a special magnifying device. With it, you can better examine the insides of a device, repair equipment, or simply admire the technological filling. A digital microscope will allow you to better see coins, banknotes, jewelry or just small details.

You don’t have to buy a separate device for this, the iPhone and Mac will handle the task. To do this, you just need to combine a couple of chips of the apple ecosystem: a standard application A magnifying glass and screen broadcast mode.

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What is needed for the option to work

▶ Any iPhone with iOS 14 or later.

▶ Mac with macOS High Sierra (and later) for a wired connection, or macOS is coming for wireless communication.

▶ Cable for connecting a smartphone to a computer with a wired connection.

▶ Tripod for better smartphone mounting.

You can do without it, just firmly fix the smartphone in a comfortable position, on the charging station or stand.

How to Use iPhone in Microscope Mode for Mac

1. Activate the app on iPhone A magnifying glass. It appeared in iOS 14 and can be removed from the gadget if you do not find it through Spotlight or in the library, download the app from the App Store.

2. Connect your gadgets with a wire if you are using older versions of macOS.

3. Run the application on the computer QuickTime Player.

4. In the menu bar, activate the option File – New Video Recording.

5. Through the recording menu, activate the iPhone camera and do not forget to unlock your smartphone. Otherwise, regular video recording will work, not screen broadcast.

6. Now you can adjust magnifier settings on your iPhone, activate the flash, and adjust the zoom level. At the same time, you will see the picture on the Mac screen, and if necessary, you can even activate the recording.

It is best to install the smartphone on a tripod or fix it on a stand.

Source: — Новости высоких технологий, обзоры смартфонов, презентации Apple by

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