Best Places to Find Free Zoom Backgrounds

Many websites offer free backgrounds for video talks, but there are few. If you don’t want to settle for a limited choice of backgrounds, I would recommend a few stock photo sites to help you pick the best you like. Go to these sites only if you have time, because choices are plentiful. The best part is that all these images are completely free to use!


Zoom offers many virtual backgrounds on their official site. It is easy to pick a professional background to suit your needs.


Pexels is a free stock photo site. You can download any of their photos for free under their license. There are almost 140,000 images on their site. The good news is that over 100,000 photos are good for Zoom backgrounds. Search for “Zoom backgrounds” and you will see overwhelming choices.


Unsplash is another popular free photo stock site. Over 750 photos are curated by their users for Zoom backgrounds. They are grouped into collections. If you like a certain style, you can find more in this collection.


Pixabay also offers stock images to be used as Zoom backgrounds. Over 350 free images have been curated for this purpose.


PosterMyWall provides a mix of free and paid stock images. Over 330 design templates can be customized as virtual backgrounds for Zoom. That means you can work on your selected image on their platform. You can then download it yourself.


Rawpixel is a less-known free stock photo site for finding Zoom backgrounds. There are thousands of images available for download. If you search for “zoom background”, it shows over 4,000 results.


Canva is one of the best places to look for free virtual backgrounds. It is an online design tool. Sign up for a free account and then search for free Zoom backgrounds. Some very good quality images require payment, but free choices are plentiful.

Need a professional Zoom background?

If you need a very professional Zoom background for your work or brand, then free backgrounds may not suit your needs. I have been helping professionals and brands create branded Zoom backgrounds with their logos. Building your brand with a virutal background is a low cost investment. Take some time to learn more about what I can do for you here.

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