Most cameras are automatically recognized as a webcam by your computer, so it probably does not require any additional software to be installed. The camera or microscope can be used with standard webcam software, such as the built-in camera app in Windows or the Photo Booth application on a Mac. If the camera or microscope has additional features, such as measurement tools or image processing, it may come with its own software that needs to be installed on your computer in order to access those features.
USB microscopes offer convenience, high magnification, affordability, versatility, image/video capture, LED lighting, additional features, portability and remote access. Here is a list of the main benefits for using a USB microscope: