How to Use Chroma Key Effect
Learn to fly above the rooftops with Movavi Unique Chroma Key Effect!
Even if you are not familiar with this term, you have seen this effect on TV, when actors are shot against the green screen that later is replaced by burning cars, collapsing sky scrapers or landscapes of astonishing beauty. You can create your own video with the very same effect using the following simple tips. Just shoot your video in front of solid color backdrops, then download Movavi Video Editor and make this solid color transparent. Finally, add any background video clip. Get the power of the professional editing tool on your desktop!
These simple steps will teach you how to use Chroma Key effect in Movavi Video Editor:
Step 1: Download and Install Movavi Video Editor
Download Video Editor - the unique chroma key software from Movavi. Then run the MovaviVideoEditorSetup.exe file and install the program by following installation wizards.
Step 2: Import Media Files to the Program
Launch Video Editor and import two media files to the program: the first file - with a solid background color and the second one - with necessary background picture or video, which you want to add to the first file.
For further work, check that the Timeline mode is selected in the program.
Step 3: Add Second Video Track to the Timeline
Right-click the left panel of the Timeline and click Insert Track > Video Track in the menu.
Step 4: Add File with Solid Background to the Timeline
Drag and drop the file with a solid background to the upper track of the Timeline.
Step 5: Add Background Picture or Video to the Timeline
Drag-and-drop the file with the desired background picture or video to the lower track of the Timeline.
Step 6: Add Chroma Key Effect to Your Video:
Click Effects > Chroma Key. To apply Chroma Key effect, the program should make the solid background of your file transparent. So, choose Chroma Key icon with the color similar to the color of the background in your file, and drag this icon on the upper track of the Timeline.
Your blockbuster is almost ready!
Final Step: Export Your Video
Select both tracks on the Timeline and click the Export button. Choose the distribution way that most suits your needs: saving as a video file or 3D video, burning to DVD, uploading to YouTube or Facebook or converting for your mobile device.
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