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Picture Yourself Making Creative Movies with Corel® VideoStudio Pro™ X4 by Marc Bech

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Adding Overlays (Picture-In-Picture)

VIDEO OVERLAYS, COMMONLY called picture-in-picture or PiP in the TV world, are videos placed and played on top of other videos. These produce layers in a movie, much like an image editing application might create layers of images and objects for a unique effect. Where PiP implies a video taking over just one corner of the screen, video overlays don’t have this restriction. Overlays can take over the entire screen and can even contain invisible parts that allow the background layer, or other overlay layers, to show through. (This latter effect is called chroma key and will be discussed in the section “Applying a Chroma Key Effect” later in this chapter.)

Overlays can be of any size, which may completely cover ...

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