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Instant Vegas 5 by Douglas Spotted Eagle

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Chapter 5

More Editing Wizardry

Beyond the basic editing procedures are a variety of tools that bring many creative possibilities to your projects. These include effects, compositing, picture-in-picture looks, movement on stills, and more.

Effects (FX)

FX fall into two categories: utility and creative. Generally, utility effects fix something wrong with your video or audio. Creative effects typically take your project to a new level, lending artistic qualities to your video. However, some effects can be used both ways.

Video Effects

Place video effects on tracks, individual video events, or the project as a whole.

Movie Studio Users: Video FX apply only to individual events and the project as a whole.

To add video FX at the track level, ...

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