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Adding Background Videos

Looking to elevate your project to new heights? Consider the dynamic impact of incorporating background videos. Whether you choose to upload your own clips, seamlessly embed external videos, or leverage Visme’s extensive stock library, this feature opens a gateway to enhanced design and captivating projects. Picture the possibilities: a visual narrative unfolding behind your content, injecting life and vibrancy. This addition not only captures attention but also aligns with specific objectives, refined content management, and strengthened brand control. Embrace the power of background videos, and discover a cascade of benefits. Let’s explore the step-by-step guide below.


In the editor window of your project, click on the canvas and go to the Background button located at the top left corner. You will notice various background options available. Navigate to the Videos tab. Here, you can add videos either from the My Videos section or our Stock Library. Choose your preferred option by clicking on it.

Note: Learn more on how to add, upload or embed videos to Visme.

Utilize the search bar to find a specific video, or scroll down to locate the desired video. Click on it to set it as your background.

You can also hover over the video and click on the “Settings” icon. Then, click on the “Set as Background” button.

You’re done! The background video will be added to your project.


How to add videos to the background and customize display and appearance

Once on the editor window of your project, go to the “Media” tab located in the sidebar along the left side of your screen and then click on the “Videos” button.

Once there, select the background video from the Visme stock library we have available. Or, if you want a video that you have already used or uploaded previously on the “My Videos” area. You can also embed an external video.

Add the video you want to use as a background to the slide by clicking on it. Then, adjust it to the canvas size.

To set the video as a background, click on the “Arrange” button located at the top right and then click on “Send to Back”

After adding the video to your design, you have various options for its display and appearance. Learn more about these options here.

Note: You may lock the video by right-clicking on the video to select Lock/ Unlock. This allows you to work on your design without accidentally moving the video.

You’re done! The background video will be added to your project.

Note: In Visme, you can add different types of backgrounds to your projects to change your design and make your graphics feel bright: 

Gradient and Pattern backgrounds

Animated Backgrounds

Background Images

Note: Here is how to apply a background to your entire project 


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