Virtual backgrounds & blur can make your videos look great no matter where you're working from. They can also ensure your team's videos look consistent and professional. You will now be able to use virtual background & blur in the BombBomb recorder and feel comfortable recording in the privacy of your home without worrying about the current background.
Watch this video or keep reading below to learn how to get started with our virtual background & blur feature.
How to turn on virtual backgrounds for individuals
Step 1: Open your recorder, and click the "Effects" icon to the left of the gear icon in the lower right corner.
Step 2: You can use one of our pre-loaded background options or even the BombBomb blur option.
Step 3: If you want to upload your own background, click "Upload" to select an image from your computer. Our recommended image size is 1280W x 720H.
Step 4: Once selected, you have the option to adjust the appearance of your background. This could include zooming, color balance, and other options.
Step 5: Once you're happy with your virtual background choice click the X to close the Settings menu.
Step 5: If you want to adjust the quality of your virtual background, based on your computer's compatibility and performance, you can do so by selecting the "Video Settings gear icon" in the bottom right of your recorder.
Step 6: Once in your video settings select "Background Quality" and choose the best setting for you.
*Pro Tip: The better the quality the crisper your background will look. If you have an older computer or are noticing any lag in your video then lower the background quality.
Step 7: Record your video, and send it off!
How to turn on virtual backgrounds for Teams
Step 1: For Admins, choose the "Team" tab from within your BombBomb account.
Step 2: Choose "Content" on the left side of your screen in the toolbar.
Step 3: Under "Content," select "Virtual Backgrounds" and click "New Background" to upload an image for your team to use.
Step 4: Once you've added the virtual background you'd like your team to use, they can follow the individual user instructions above.
For more guidance, check out these best practices for getting the most out of BombBomb Virtual Backgrounds!