Zoom has many built-in features to improve video and picture quality, as well as enhance video conferencing with Virtual Backgrounds and filters. These features allow for a better meeting, webinar, and remote work experience, as well as allow hosts and participants to add some flair to their video.
Additionally, account owners and admins can upload custom filters for their users.
This article covers steps to improve poor video and picture quality, including:
Note: You can also test your video to ensure these built-in features are configured correctly before joining a Zoom meeting.
*Note: Touch up my appearance is not available on the Zoom app for Android.
Note: Not all Zoom features are available in all regions and at all account levels. If you do not see a specific feature, you may not have access to use it.
Our HD video capabilities allow you to experience high-resolution video conferencing.
You can enable HD video, to utilize 720p or 1080p for high-quality video when in a meeting or a webinar. To enable HD video in your Zoom client:
Even with the setting enabled, your device must meet the bandwidth requirements. Make sure you follow the guidelines on how to enable HD when in a meeting or webinar. If your video is freezing or buffering when HD video is enabled, check your network connection. Learn more about troubleshooting Zoom video crashes to get help on common video and camera issues.
Zoom’s low light settings allow you to combat poor lighting conditions during remote video conferences by brightening your video in dark environments.
The Touch up my appearance feature gives your picture display a softer focus and enhances your digital appearance in real-time.
Zoom remembers your preference and uses it the next time you start or join a meeting on this computer.
Zoom remembers your preference and uses it the next time you start or join a meeting on this device.
Video filters use a variety of overlays, color filters, and other custom video frames during meetings and webinars - all within the Zoom desktop client and mobile app.
The Virtual Background feature allows you to display an image or video as your background during a Zoom Meeting. This feature works best with a green screen and uniform lighting, to allow Zoom to detect the difference between you and your background.
The Studio Effects feature allows you to apply eyebrows, mustache or beard, and lip color filters as part of your video appearance.