A video background is a short movie clip with a specific theme used to spice up a video, a presentation, or a live performance. Video backgrounds usually loop seamlessly. That is to say, the end of the clip is the same as the beginning. This comes in handy when you need a duration longer than the actual duration of the video clip. Video backgrounds are provided in several file formats. The most common file formats are AVIs, Quicktime MOV, MPEG1, and MPEG2.
Video backgrounds come in many themes that cater to the specific needs of the user. Popular themes include: