How to Mask a Video

How to Mask a Video

By Bart van der Molen

Do you want to add some amazing effects to your videos? Using VideoStudio Ultimate X7 and Boris filter, expert video editor Bart van der Molen (aka Gripps) shows you how to create a cool mask effect.

In this tutorial you’ll learn:

  • how to create identical .avi and .mov files for your project
  • how to create a new video file layer to position your .avi and .mov files on top of each other
  • how to mask objects
  • how to add a text track with motion
  • how to position the text track between layers

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  • RJ Reply

    Is it possible to insert video inside a background video?

    September 23, 2016 at 8:17 am

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