Backgrounds

1.  Click on Preferences.

2.  Click on Visual Styles on the left.

3.  Click on Add.

4.   Enter a name for the Visual Style.

5.  Select type Backgrounds on the bottom left.

 

You can have several types of backgrounds assigned to a Visual Style.

 

None

Displays a black background.

 

Color

Displays a specific colored background.

 

Image

Displays an image in the background.  This image can be tiled or stretched.

 

Video

Displays a video file in the background.

 

If you are having trouble with this option, try selected "Use background video safe mode" in Preferences.

 

Gradient

Fades from one color to another in the background.

 

Video Capture Device

Displays live video from a video capture source as the background.