Skype Came with updated with Virtual Backgrounds like Zoom

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Video calling applications allow you to get connected with your family and closest friends. Video conferencing applications also provides a feature of group video calling. Zoom gained a massive response from the people when it comes to a video calling app. All it was because of its feature of replacing your real background with the virtual background. Whether you need are working and need a professional background, that is why Zoom is popular among the business for their conferences and meetings in which they need to share screens. The professional Background is helping the businesses to remain professional while working remotely from their home. Many fun backgrounds make your video calling very impressive and effective.

Now Skype also introduces the feature of virtual background same as Zoom virtual backgrounds. Microsoft announced that they introduce the feature of custom backgrounds on Skype. Skype virtual backgrounds work as same as virtual backgrounds of Zoom. When you enable the virtual background feature in Skype during video calls, you can change your real background with custom images or virtual backgrounds. Would you like to show your friends that you are on a beach? This is possible now, you can custom background anywhere for your video calls. Skype earlier provides the feature to blur the background, so it does not take much time, initiate, and effort to add the custom images for virtual backgrounds. You can use this feature of Skype in Windows, Web, Linux, and Mac. Skype’s updated version supports the new features including virtual backgrounds and directly sharing of files and fixation of bugs.

You can Blur or customize the background on Skype in video conferencing call by following these steps:

  • Download the updated version of the video conferencing application “Skype”.
  • Open the video conferencing application and go to settings or click on your profile picture.
  • An audio and video option will open. Click on that option.
  • You will be shown “Choose background effect” option. You can blur your background by clicking the “blur” icon.
  • Click on add image and choose an image from your desktop to customize your background.

You are recommended to save your favorite images that you want to use as virtual backgrounds to your desktop. You cannot use images directly from the internet.

It’s easy to use the virtual background during a video call on Skype. This feature adds fun to your video calls by using different interesting custom backgrounds shows like you are calling from Goa beach or space. Virtual backgrounds also help to increase the quality of your business meeting by using professional backgrounds. You can turn your messy home into a beautiful office by customizing office backgrounds. By introducing the virtual backgrounds feature, Skype becomes more popular among people who stay far away from their family and friends. This feature of Skype is also very beneficial to attend meetings when you are far away from the office or work from home.


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