Random thoughts video shorts | Virtual camera in Microsoft Teams!
Posted by Sam Lowrie on 01 July 2021
Make your Teams meetings a little more fun by using a Virtual camera. OBS lets you have multiple scenes and objects as part of your camera. Include videos, images, reports and more. You could even record a video of yourself and broadcast that in boring meetings (like this guy, but we didn't tell you that! Other fun ideas using SnapChart here.
Duration: 7 minutes and 11 seconds.
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Play your video (the icons shown won't appear until you do), then click on the full screen icon which appears as shown at its bottom right-hand corner.
When you've finished viewing a video in full screen mode, just press the Esc key to return to normal view.
Improving the quality of a video
To improve the quality of a video, first click on the Settings icon:
Make sure you're playing your video so that the icons shown appear, then click on this gear icon at the bottom right-hand corner.
Choose to change the video quality:
Click on Quality as shown to bring up the submenu.
The higher the number you choose, the better will be your video quality (but the slower the connection speed):
Don't choose the HD option unless you have a fast enough connection speed to support it!
Is your Wise Owl speaking too slowly (or too quickly)? You can also use the Settings menu above to change your playback speed.