While you can share PowerPoint presentations or share Keynote presentations in meetings, you can also share your presentation as a Virtual Background for an immersive sharing experience. Sharing your slides as a Virtual Background allows your participants to view your video imposed directly on the screen share. It also allows you to manage your presentation directly from within the Zoom meeting controls.
Note: Sound, transitions, or animations embedded in slides are not supported.
If the presenter records the meeting locally, the recording will also have the video embedded on top of the slides. If the host or another participant records the meeting locally, they must be on at least 5.2.0 or higher for the video to be embedded on the slides. If they are on any version older than 5.2.0 or record to the cloud, the recording will record the slides and video as a normal screen share recording.
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Note: If a participant is on a version lower than what is stated above or joining from the Web client, a Zoom Room, or 3rd party endpoint, they will view the slides as a normal screen share, and the presenter's video will not be imposed over the slides.
Once the presentation has been imported, the slides will be shown as your virtual background. If your video is on, by default it will be imposed over the slides.
Once the share has started, you can manage your video and slides from the meeting controls.
To navigate through your slides, use the next and previous buttons in the meeting controls.
To reposition or change the size of your video:
If you want to stop imposing your video on top of the slides and have it sent as a separate video feed: