I bought ManyCam because I believe I don’t need a physical green screen to change my video background. I am a nomad so don’t have room to log a green screen around.
How can I change the background? I have looked at various tutorials but for some reasons my Chroma Key doesn’t play nice.
Can you help by pointing me to a video that walks me through?
Bumping in the hopes of getting help here
Basically, ManyCam offers 3 background features:
- Background blur
- Remove/Replace the background without a green screen. See this guide
- Chroma key - Remove/Replace background with a green screen. See this guide
Background blur and Remove/Replace are fully automatic. No additional actions are required, but you can adjust the amount of blur.
Chroma key **always requires a green background behind you, it has two modes:
- color picker (with or without color palette).
I’ve got a 2012 MBPr running Catalina 10.15.5. The the linked Chroma key guide mentions that you should turn on hardware acceleration. Metal acceleration if you have it, which mine does not. However, I checked the Open GL acceleration option and after that my Color Picker seemed to function properly - at least for the YUV option (I have a green screen)
Without the Metal hardware acceleration enabled, Virtual backgrounds will be limited to “Chroma key”, which requires a green screen. See more on how to set it up: https://help.manycam.com/knowledge-base/chroma-key/#remove-background-using-color-picker-green-screen-required