📢 Microsoft Teams to add new Side-by-Side and Reporter Presenter modes

Microsoft Teams to add new Side-by-Side and Reporter Presenter modes for the desktop apps on both Windows and Mac. - Story by Kunal Chowdhury on


Microsoft is working on another new feature for Microsoft Teams that will add new Side-by-Side and Reporter Presenter modes to the desktop and window sharing in Microsoft Teams meetings. The feature has been started rolling out on both Windows and Mac.

 

Microsoft said that the standard users will start getting this update by mid of August, and the complete rollout will end by mid of September. Continue reading further to know more about these features.

 

Microsoft Teams to add new Side-by-Side and Reporter Presenter modes

 

Currently, when using a Teams desktop app, presenters can connect to the Teams meetings and use Standout presenter mode when sharing screen. With the upcoming release, Microsoft Teams will provide the presenter with two new options while sharing their screens in the Teams desktop app on Windows and Mac.

 

These new features are Side-by-Side mode and Reporter Presenter mode.

 

Microsoft Teams' Side-by-Side mode

Microsoft Teams' Side-by-Side mode

When a presenter selects Side-by-side mode, participants will see the presenter’s video feed and content overlaid on a background image.

 

 

Microsoft Teams' Reporter Presenter mode

Microsoft Teams' Reporter Presenter mode

In Reporter mode, participants will see the presenter’s video feed superimposed over the background image while having the content over their shoulder, placed diagonally.

 

In the Reporter mode, the presenter can customize the background image before starting the presentation. They can also easily enable or disable the video feed during the presentation from the sharing bar.

 





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