prash imported from SE
I intend to record video lectures. I am using Beamer for making the slides. How can I keep a rectangle space with aspect ratio of 4:3 (actual resolution is 640x480) on any corner so that it remains blank and all the other content simply wraps around it on all slides. In this rectangle area, I will have my video feed (640x480) on and the screen recorder will record my video+audio and the slides on an 1920x1080 resolution. The rectangular area should remain blank (without any border) since the same slides will be distributed.

I have added the rectangle space in the image below as I would like to have it. I have no idea where to start searching for a solution. Can you give me some pointers or suggestions? [![rectangle area should remain untouched.][1]][1]

  [1]: https://i.stack.imgur.com/PTYwm.jpg
Top Answer
For simple cases like text etc. you could use the `shapepar` package to produce the desired cutout.

A small example to give you something to start with:




\setbeamertemplate{navigation symbols}{}






For more complicate frames with columns etc. some manual fine tuning will be necessary. 

*(I would prefer if this answer would not be copied to tex.se)*
How do I leave a 4:3 rectangle space on my beamer slide for screen recording with video

This is a dedicated room for discussion about this question.

Once logged in you can direct comments to the question poster (or any answer poster) here.