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Video layout options while screen sharing Follow

Overview

While screen sharing from a Mac or Windows device, video of the other participants will move to an adjustable video panel.

If not sharing content, there are other video layouts available for use. 

Prerequisites

  • Zoom Client for Mac or Windows
  • For the adjustable Gallery View Grid Panel- Windows Client 4.5.3261.0825

Showing the Video Panel

  1. Start a meeting and share your screen.
  2. The Participant Video Panel will show by default, but if you do not see it:
    1. Click More in the meeting controls.
    2. Click Show Video Panel.

Mac Screen Sharing Video Layouts

Active Speaker View

To view Participant’s video as a large Active Speaker panel, click the large Active Speaker Panel icon.

To view a smaller version of the Active Speaker panel, click the smaller Active Speaker Panel icon.

Note: Both Options can be resized as well.

Gallery View

To view participants in Gallery View, select the 4x4 Grid icon, at the top of the panel.

Note: By default the participants will be viewed in a vertical film strip, however, if you drag the video panel to the top or bottom of your screen, they will be shown in a horizontal strip instead.

Minimize Video Panel

The Video Panel can be minimized to only who show who is actively speaking, by clicking the minimized icon.


Hide Video Panel

The video panel can be hidden completely during the meeting as well.

  1. Click More in the meeting controls.
  2. Click Hide Video Panel.

Windows Screen Sharing Layouts

Active Speaker View

To view Participant’s video as a large Active Speaker panel, click the Active Speaker Panel icon.

Gallery View Strip

To view participants in Gallery View, click the Film Strip icon at the top of the panel.

Note: By default the participants will be viewed in a vertical film strip, however if you drag the video panel to the top or bottom of your screen, they will be shown in a horizontal strip instead.

Gallery View Grid

For the Grid option to show, there needs to be at least 6 participants in the meeting (1 person sharing and at least 5 viewers). 

To view the participants in an adjustable Grid, click the Grid icon.

Minimize Video Panel

The Video Panel can be minimized to only who show who is actively speaking, by clicking the minimized icon.

Hide Video Panel

The video panel can be hidden completely during the meeting as well.

  1. Click More in the meeting controls.
  2. Click Hide Video Panel.