Use PowerPoint or Keynote as a Virtual Background






Share your PowerPoint or Keynote presentations as a virtual background. You can move your video to any part of the screen and even resize so that you’re truly one with your message.


NOTE: To ensure this setting is available, please make sure you are on the most current version of Zoom. Click Upgrade/Update to learn more.



From your Zoom Meeting

  1. Click the Share Screen button (bottom of the Zoom Meeting)
  2. Click Advanced
  3. Click PowerPoint as Virtual Background
    1. NOTE: If you will be sharing videos (i.e. Youtube videos) during your presentation, make sure to click Share Computer Sound and Optimize Screen Sharing for video Clip as well
  4. Click Share
  5. Locate the your PowerPoint
  6. Click Open
  7. Your video will appear in the bottom right of your PowerPoint


To adjust the Video


You may need to adjust the video size and location if it overlays the text of your presentations.

  1. Click the center of the video to select it
  2. Use the drag handles in each corner to resize the video as needed
  3. Click the center of the video to select it
  4. Use the Move cursor to drag and drop your video to the desired location





Have Questions? Contact the OLS iTech team at or call 727-341-3500 (Mon.- Fri. 8:30 a.m. - 4:30 p.m. Eastern) or the SPC Helpdesk at 727-791-2795 or during nights and weekends.


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