It’s your show.

Hi there! If you’re like us, you’re spending a lot more time on video than ever before. With mmhmm, we’re trying to make that a bit more fun and engaging. Clear, compelling video communication should be easy for everyone.

This document is meant to be a user manual of sorts, so read it in its entirety or use the table of contents to jump around. Don’t see the answer to your question? If you’re having technical difficulties or want to suggest a topic for this guide, drop us a line at support@mmhmm.app.

 

Table of contents

 

Glossary

  • Anchor – The corner that you shrink to or expand from when you change the size of your presentation camera. 
  • Colorize – A color overlay effect for your face to help you stand out on the stage. 
  • Copilot – An mmhmm mode that makes working with a co-presenter more convenient. How to use Copilot.
  • Interactive Recording – A special type of recording in mmhmm that provides a higher degree of interactivity to the audience viewing it. This type of recording is not saved locally on your machine, instead it is uploaded to mmhmm so that the various effects can be applied and the recording URL can be shared easily with your audience.  
  • Mask – Effects applied to your camera that make only a portion of your head and body visible. In mmhmm, you can select from several mask options, which can be useful to isolate your face from the rest of your body and background.
  • Opacity   In mmhmm, you can be transparent (the background shows through your image) or opaque (normal, like the solid you really are) or anything in between. Make it easier for people to focus on your slides by fading your image into the background. 
  • Pointer – A virtual laser pointer that helps you call attention to information in your slides. 
  • Room – The background of your mmhmm presentation. Rooms in mmhmm can be still images or animated backgrounds. Learn more about rooms 
  • Slide – Information that is displayed during a presentation, usually to enhance understanding of the topic at hand. This supporting media can take many forms in mmhmm: images, videos, screen shares, and even audio. Learn more about slides
  • Stage – Your selected room, slides, and your presenter image combined. This is the picture in mmhmm that your audience sees. 
  • Threshold – This setting controls the edge-detection between you and your green screen. 
  • Virtual microphone – A software microphone.. We call the mmhmm microphone a “virtual microphone” because we combine the audio from your hardware microphone with the audio from your slides and send that to your video conference application. 
  • Virtual camera A software camera. We combine your webcam image with mmhmm’s visual effects to create a new, “virtual” output. The mmhmm virtual camera can be selected, like any other camera, in your video conference application. [Link to the howto section for connecting the camera in Setup in this manual]. 
  • Watermark An identifying logo, signature, or design added to a work that names the owner or tool used to author it. The mmhmm logo watermark is shown on presentations; you can turn it off using the Rooms menu if you prefer.

 

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