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Zoom Virtual Backgrounds


TXST Background Images

Click a background image and download it. Then upload the image to your Zoom account.


TXST Video Backgrounds

Click a video to view and download it. Then upload the video to your Zoom account.

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Suggested Video Settings

  1. In the Zoom desktop app, click the Settings (gear icon), and click Video.
  2. Check these boxes: 16:9 (Widescreen), Enable HD, Enable hardware acceleration, Touch up my appearance
  3. Uncheck this box: Enable mirror effect
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Personalized Virtual Background for Online Classes

Create a personalized TXST virtual background to enhance your online class experience. Add your name, save the image, and use it as your background during your online class. Uniform personalized backgrounds make it easy for the instructor to learn your name and connect with you.