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How to record a video with a virtual background on Windows 10
Step 1. Install XSplit VCam
Step 2. Select your camera source
When you launch XSplit VCam, it will automatically detect your camera source. If you have multiple camera sources available, click on the drop-down arrow next to the camera icon and choose your preferred source.
If there is no camera source detected, you can try and press the Refresh Camera icon to restore the signal. Make sure there is no other app currently using the same camera source.
Step 3. Adjust or add a virtual background
Once your camera is all set, you’ll see the background options available on the right side of the main window. Choose a virtual background by adding either an image, a video, or even a webpage.
Step 4. Start recording a video
Now that your webcam with the virtual background is ready, you can open up your preferred screen-recording software and choose XSplit VCam as your camera source.
How to change a video recording background online
Step 1. Register an account and set up Vmaker
To use Vmaker online, you need to use Google Chrome browser and create an account on Vmaker’s website. After this, you can download the Vmaker plugin by clicking Download Vmaker on Vmaker’s dashboard.
Step 2. Prepare your video settings
Back on the Vmaker dashboard, click Record to start. This will pull down a menu from your plugin. Choose the Screen + Webcam setting to configure your virtual background. Set your camera source and audio source in the next fields, too.
Step 3. Create your virtual background
On the panel under your webcam feed, click on the rightmost icon to open up your virtual background options. You can pick from the default images Vmaker has or import any other image saved on your computer.
Step 4. Start recording
Simply click Start Recording to begin the session. When you’re all done, you can click Stop Sharing.
How to use the webcam recorder with a virtual background on a Mac
Step 1. Install the webcam recorder with a virtual background
Step 2. Add your camera and audio
To add your webcam source, simply right-click on the Main Live window. A drop-down list of the available video sources will appear. Select your webcam source. Don’t forget to configure your audio source too by going to Audio Settings.
Step 3. Choose your virtual background
Hover over the icons on the right side of the main window until you see the Chroma Key tab. Click on this tab to slide out a new menu. Toggle on the Virtual Background option and then pick Replace.
Pick a template from the library. To use your own, upload it by clicking one of the boxes with a plus sign under your main video source. While you don’t need a green screen for these backgrounds, they do provide better results.
Step 4. Start recording
When you’re ready to record a video with the virtual background app, hit the red Record button under your live feed. If you want to take a pause or make adjustments, press the Pause button. To finish recording, simply click the red Stop button.
How to record a video with a virtual background on Android
Step 1. Install Chromavid
Step 2. Set your virtual background
Select your Chroma Key by clicking the solid-colored circle on the top-left of the screen. Choose the color of the background you have right now. For example, if you have a green screen behind you, pick the green color.
Afterwards, go back and select the Gallery icon on the lower-left to pick your virtual background. You can either go with one of the default backgrounds available or choose any of the images saved on your phone.
Step 3. Start recording with your virtual background
Click the red recording button to start. When you’re finished, just press the same button again to stop. The app will prompt you to either save the video on your phone or share it immediately on social media.
How to record a video with a virtual background app on iOS
Step 1. Install the app
On your iPhone, open your App Store and type Veescope Live Green Screen into the search function. Choose the first result on the list and install it. Or follow the link below:
Step 2. Configure your settings
Click on the person-shaped icon on the panel to set up the key. You can select either Screen or Blank Wall, depending on what background you have.
Next, follow the app’s on-screen instructions to finish the green screen configuration. You can adjust further by using the Color and Strength sliders.
Lastly, click the flower icon on the panel to open up options for the virtual background. You can import background images or videos from your phone or capture one on the spot.
Step 3. Capture your video with a virtual background
When you’re satisfied with all the settings, you can now capture your video. Start recording by hitting the red Record button on the upper-right of the screen. Press it again when you’re done.
How to choose the best virtual background app
Frequently asked questions
Can you add a virtual background to a recorded video?
Yes, you can still alter the background of a video that’s already recorded, and it doesn’t require advanced editing skills! Simply download Movavi Video Editor and import your video to the software. There is a powerful chroma key feature that replaces the background behind a subject with another. To learn more, follow the link below.
How can I record a video with a virtual background on my phone?
Provided you have a solid green, blue, yellow, or red background prepared, you can record a video with a virtual background with Chromavid.
Download the app from Google Play.
Configure your chroma key and background settings.
Start recording your video.
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