Thanks to the, there are a tremendous amount of people now working from home, of which a significant amount have become increasingly reliant on Zoom to keep in contact with coworkers.
Zoom has been in the news for positive and negative reasons. It’s helped people attend, but some schools have . and, just generally, .
Most of us, however, spend way too much time trying to figure out the.
But if you’ve gotten tired of messing with boring old Zoom backgrounds, it might be time to take things to the next level with Snap Camera.
Snap Camera has been around since 2018 and it essentially allows you to add Snapchat style filters to video conferencing apps like Zoom.
You can use it to transform yourself from this:
Or how about this…
But definitely don’t do this.
Yes, those are my teeth attached to the yolk of a digitally cracked egg. Terrifying.
Installing Snap Camera is pretty simple. First off download the application here and work through the process of installing it.
Once it’s up and running you’ll see a selection of filters to potentially chose from.
Once that’s good to go you can mess around with the settings in Zoom, to get it working there. On Mac it’s as simple as heading to Preferences, clicking on video and selecting Snap Camera from the camera drop down. It’s a very similar process of PC.
As long as you keep the Snap Camera app open the filters will work. Just be aware: This is a can of worms. Surprise your colleagues in one meeting and I all but guarantee every single person in the next meeting will come looking like this:
If that’s a future you feel comfortable with, please enjoy.
Snap Camera also works with Skype and Microsoft Teams. You can even use it while streaming on Twitch.