How to Use Overlay Templates

How to Use Overlay Templates

By Discovery Center Team

Using overlay templates is a quick and easy way to turn your video clips into a unique film like a personalized news broadcast or sportscast. Overlays are simply transparent PNG files that are placed over your footage. This tutorial will show you how to import the overlay templates into VideoStudio, how to add them to your project timeline, and how to resize and reposition the image to give you the effect you want.

Download some FREE samples of our overlay templates and give it a try! Browse our store for more overlay templates.

Behind the Lens Overlay Sample
News Broadcast Overlay Sample
Sports and News Overlay Sample
Travel Overlay Sample

Want to learn more about some of the video editing techniques used in this video? Check out our related tutorials:

Timeline Editing Overview
How to Trim Video
How to Add a Title
Advanced Overlay Options

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Comments (3)

  • nik6282 Reply

    Nicely explained.

    May 6, 2017 at 6:16 pm
  • Wallace Robinson Reply

    VideoStudioPro is so easy to work with. I’ve already used some of these features with a video I’ve done but it just shows to me how easy the program is to learn. Thank you, Corel.

    August 30, 2016 at 10:50 am
  • Richard A. Patton Reply

    OUTSTANDING!!! THAK YOU SO MUCH!

    August 5, 2016 at 5:09 pm

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