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Adding a Background Image or Video to a Scene

Elevate your video by adding a background to your broadcast. This is a great way to add depth to your content. When you select a layout that has an empty space, like the one below, instead of showing black in that empty space, you can choose a background video or image from your Media assets to appear.

This article will go over the following topics:


Supported Image Sizes

To fill up the entire screen, your images have to be full resolution, either:

  • 1920 x 1080 px
  • 1280 x 720 px

If you have images that you want to use but are not sure how to resize them to fit, go to iloveimg.com and follow the instructions to resize them and get them into Socialive. Once your image(s) is resized, follow the instructions to Upload Media for Broadcasting.

Adding a Background Image or Video to a Scene

  1. Hover over a source in the Media panel.
  2. Click the Options menu in the upper-right corner and click Set as background. Doing this will set the image or video as the background for all your Scenes.
  3. Alternatively, click the image icon in the upper-left corner to Set as background.

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