Loom terms

Camera frames

Design elements or overlays that can be added to a video to frame the speaker’s camera view.

What is a camera frame in Loom?

A camera frame in Loom is a feature that allows users to record themselves while also capturing their screen. This is particularly useful for creating instructional videos, presentations, or any content where the presenter's reactions and explanations are important. The camera frame appears as a small, adjustable window on the screen that can be moved around to avoid blocking important content.

The camera frame can be customized according to the user's preference. Users can choose to have a circular or rectangular frame, adjust the size, and position it anywhere on the screen. They can also choose to hide the camera frame if they only want to capture their screen. This feature enhances the interactive and personalized experience of the videos created using Loom.

How to adjust camera frames in Loom?

Adjusting camera frames in Loom is a straightforward process. When you start recording with Loom, you'll see a circular image of yourself in the bottom left corner of the screen. This is your camera bubble. You can adjust the size of this bubble by clicking and dragging the edges. You can also move the bubble around the screen by clicking and holding in the middle of the bubble, then dragging it to your desired location.

In addition to adjusting the size and position of the camera bubble, you can also choose to hide it completely. To do this, click on the camera icon at the bottom of the Loom interface and select 'Hide Camera'. If you want to show your camera again, simply click on the same icon and select 'Show Camera'. Remember, adjusting your camera frames can help personalize your videos and make them more engaging for your viewers.

Why is my camera frame not working in Loom?

There could be several reasons why your camera frame is not working in Loom. One common issue could be related to your browser settings. If you're using a browser like Chrome, you need to ensure that it has permission to access your camera. You can check this by going to your browser settings, finding the privacy or security section, and ensuring that camera access is enabled for Loom.

Another potential issue could be related to your device's camera settings. If your device's camera is being used by another application or if the camera settings are not configured correctly, it may prevent Loom from accessing it. Ensure that no other applications are using the camera and check your device's camera settings. If you're still experiencing issues, it may be worth reaching out to Loom's customer support for further assistance.

Can I customize the camera frame size in Loom?

Yes, you can customize the camera frame size in Loom. Loom provides a feature that allows you to adjust the size of the camera bubble according to your preference. You can make it smaller or larger, or even hide it completely if you don't want your face to appear in the video.

To do this, you simply need to click on the camera bubble and drag its edges to adjust the size. You can also move the camera bubble around the screen to place it in a position that suits your video content. This feature gives you flexibility and control over how you want your video to appear to your viewers.

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