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Apple just released macOS Sonoma, and along with the new 14.0 version of its operating system, there’s an update for its standalone Studio Display monitor that addresses some of our issues with its much-derided webcam (via MacRumors). Now, the Studio Display’s camera offers manual control over framing and zoom, which you can adjust by moving the image back and forth or in and out within the video preview window.
From Apple’s update notes:
Studio Display Firmware Update 17
Adds support for zoom, recenter, and manual framing to the built-in camera
Minor stability improvements
If you move too far one way or another, there’s a Recenter button to take things back to the default. The updated controls are also available if you’re using an…