Virtual Backgrounds

Are you interested in hiding your background or adding your own personal touch to your video view on Gather? Great news - we now have Virtual Backgrounds! You can blur your background, choose from a background image that we provide, or upload your own image. 

To try Virtual Backgrounds out, click on the arrow next to your video icon and then select Background & Effects located under the Video Effects category.

Choose a Background Image:

You can also choose from one of the five preset options that we provide.

Upload Your Own:

You can also upload your own image for your background. Select the Upload option, choose your image, and select it from the list to enable your new custom background image.

Background Blur: 

If you do not want to use an image as your video background, you may prefer the Background Blur option.


Enjoy exploring virtual backgrounds! Reach out to Gather Support if you have any questions.