While the Webaround is your distraction-free webcam solution—we get asked all the time how to use common video software programs. We have compiled a list of the most requested programs*, along with our advice on how to use the program with your Webaround!**
Bebo

Please ensure you are using the latest version of Bebo, located here: https://bebo.com/

Adding a camera

  1. Open Bebo



  2. On the top bar, select Webcam



  3. The Webcam editor window will open

  4. On the left sidebar, under Select Webcam, choose your camera

  5. Here you can also adjust the resolution, aspect ratio, and enable chroma key

  6. When finished, select Done


Enabling Chroma Key

  1. On the left sidebar, under Video Sources and Overlays, double click your camera



  2. On the left sidebar, click the slider on Enable Chroma Key



  3. The Chroma Key Filter adjustments settings will appear. Here you can adjust settings based on your lighting and setup to chroma key the background out effectively. The settings needed will vary by each user.



  4. When finished, click Done

BlueJeans

Please ensure you are using the latest version of BlueJeans, located here: https://store.bluejeans.com/

Adding a camera

 
  1. Open BlueJeans and start a meeting

  2. Navigate to the top right of the BlueJeans Meeting window and click the Settings icon
  3. The Settings sidebar will appear, showing dropdown menus for cameras, microphones, and speakers.

  4. In the Camera dropdown menu, select your preferred camera

Enabling Chroma Key

BlueJeans does not have chroma key functionality built into the program. You must use a separate program to chroma key your background and then insert the camera into BlueJeans. We prefer to use ManyCam for this. For ways to chroma key using ManyCam, please visit the instructions here.

  1. Navigate to the top right of the BlueJeans Meeting window and click the Settings icon
  2. In the Camera dropdown menu, select ManyCam Virtual Webcam

Lightstream

Please ensure you are using the latest program and version of Lightstream, located here: https://www.golightstream.com/

Adding a camera

  1. Open Lightstream in your browser
  2. On the left sidebar, navigate to the Layers section, click the green “+” box, and select Camera
  3. Allow your browser to use your microphone and camera
  4. Select your camera from the available options

Adjusting Camera Settings

  1. Under Layers, select your camera
  2. A box will outline your active camera and settings will appear
  3. Adjust settings like crop, position, size, transparency, etc.

Enabling Chroma Key

Lightstream does not allow for chroma key at this time.

ManyCam

Please ensure you are using the latest version of ManyCam, located here:https://download.manycam.com/

Adding A Camera

  1. Open ManyCam
  2. Navigate to the bottom left of the program and right click the static box
  3. Navigate to Cameras
  4. On the right sidebar, navigate to the Video setting button (picture 47)
  5. The Video settings sidebar will appear. Here you will be able to adjust settings such as resolution, FPS, zoom, coloring, and much more. (picture 48)
  6. Select your preferred camera from the list of available options

Adjusting Camera Settings

  1. On the right sidebar, navigate to the Video setting button
  2. The Video settings sidebar will appear. Here you will be able to adjust settings such as resolution, FPS, zoom, coloring, and much more.

ENABLING CHROMA KEY

  1. On the right sidebar, navigate to the Chroma Key setting button
  2. Enable the Chroma Key feature by clicking the slider
  3. The Chroma Key settings sidebar will appear. Here you will be able to adjust settings such as the background color, blur contour, shrink contour, and even setting a background image
Open Broadcast Software

Please ensure you are using the latest version of Open Broadcast Software, located here: https://obsproject.com/

Adding a camera

  1. Open OBS
  2. Navigate to the Sources box
  3. Right click in the box -> select Add -> Video Capture Device
  4. Select Create New and name the Source to your choosing
  5. Select OK
  6. The Device Properties menu will open up.
  7. Navigate to the first selection, Device
  8. In the Device drop down menu, select your camera
  9. In the Device Properties menu, you can also adjust your resolution, FPS, buffering, etc.
  10. Select OK

Adjusting Camera Settings

  1. Under the Sources box, right click your camera
  2. Navigate to Properties
  3. Navigate to the button labelled Configure Video and click on it
  4. The camera’s properties menu will appear, where you can adjust the brightness, zoom, saturation and other features to your choosing.

*You must have your camera’s software installed to enable this adjustment

Enabling Chroma Key

  1. Under the Sources box, right click your camera
  2. Navigate to Filters
  3. The Filters window will appear, revealing a Audio/Video Filters box and an Effect Filters box.
  4. Under the Effect Filters box, right click and select add -> Chroma Key
  5. Rename the Effect Filter if you desire
  6. The Chroma Key Filter adjustments window will appear. Here you can adjust settings based on your lighting and setup to chroma key the background out effectively. The settings needed will vary by each user.
  7. When finished, click Close
Streamlabs OBS

Please ensure you have the latest version of Streamlabs OBS, located here: https://streamlabs.com/

Adding a camera

  1. Open Streamlabs OBS and navigate to the Editor tab
  2. Navigate to the Sources box and click the “+” sign at the top right of the box
  3. Select Video Capture Device and click Add Source
  4. Rename the Source to your preference
  5. The Device Properties menu will open up.
  6. Navigate to the first selection, Device
  7. In the Device drop down menu, select your camera
  8. In the Device Properties menu, you can also adjust your resolution, FPS, buffering, etc.
  9. Select OK

Adjusting Camera Settings

  1. Navigate to the Sources box and right click your camera
  2. Navigate to Properties
  3. The Device Properties menu will open up
  4. Click the Configure Video button
  5. The camera’s properties menu will appear, where you can adjust the brightness, zoom, saturation and other features to your choosing.

*You must have your camera’s software installed to enable this adjustment

Enabling Chroma Key

  1. Navigate to the Sources box and right click your camera
  2. Navigate to Filters
  3. On the left sidebar, click the “+”
  4. Under the Filter Type dropdown menu, select Chroma Key
  5. Rename the Filter to your preference
  6. The Chroma Key Filter adjustments window will appear. Here you can adjust settings based on your lighting and setup to chroma key the background out effectively. The settings needed will vary by each user.
  7. When finished, click Done
XSplit Broadcaster

Adding a camera

  1. Open XSplit Broadcaster
  2. At the bottom right, click on Add Source -> Devices (webcam, capture cards…) -> Video -> your camera
  3. Select your preferred camera.
  4. Your camera is now active and placed into your scene.

Adjusting Camera Settings

  1. Right click the camera you placed in your scene to bring up the camera settings
  2. Under the Cam tab, navigate to Device Configuration
  3. Select Configure Manually
  4. A dropdown menu will appear
  5. Select Video Input from the dropdown menu
  6. Your camera’s default properties and settings will show up here. You will be able to adjust the zoom, brightness, and other features to ensure a quality video presentation

*You must have your camera’s software installed to enable this adjustment

Enabling Chroma Key

  1. Right click the camera you placed in your scene to bring up the camera settings
  2. Navigate to the Color tab
  3. Under the box labelled Keying, select Chroma Key
  4. Adjust your settings based on your chroma key color, your anti-aliasing preference, color threshold, and exposure to get the chroma adjusted to your lighting and setup. The settings needed will vary by each user.

*Additionally, you may select “Legacy Mode” for finer adjustment settings.

Zoom

Please ensure you are using the latest version of Zoom, located here: https://www.zoom.us

Adding a camera

  1. Open Zoom
  2. Navigate to the bottom left corner and click the arrow next to Start Video
  3. Select your camera from the list of available options
  4. Ensure that Start Video is enabled and without a red line through it
  5. You should see a live preview of your camera

Adjusting Camera Settings

  1. Navigate to the bottom left corner and click the arrow next to Start Video
  2. Select Video Settings
  3. The camera’s properties menu will appear, where you can adjust the quality, mirror effects, and other features to your choosing.

Enabling Chroma Key

  1. Navigate to the bottom left corner and click the arrow next to Start Video
  2. Select Choose a Virtual Background
  3. Zoom will automatically chroma your background for you. At the bottom of the window, you can choose a more accurate color if the chroma is off.
  4. You will also be able to choose what picture you want in the background here

*Please note that settings and chroma will vary depending on the user. Adjustment, lighting, and other factors provide a quality chroma key, so users will need to adjust to their setup to ensure a full chroma key.

*This list is not exhaustive of all video software programs, we will continue to add programs as requests arise. To have your program added or to suggest edits, contact us here (link to the contact us page).

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