You will see the transition effect in the preview window.
Four Types of Transitions
There are four types of transitions: the postfix, prefix, cross, and overlap transitions.
Postfix Transition: you can
add a postfix transition to the
end of the first media clip. The
transition and the first media
clip overlap each other,
meaning the transition only
works on the first media clip.
The second media clip
displays after the transition
Toggle between the cross and overlap transitions
1. Simply right
click on the transition and
then select Modify
2. Select either the Overlap or the Cross transition.
Applying Random Transitions
It can take a lot of time if you have to drag the transitions to the timeline and apply them to all of your media clips. However, CyberLink PowerDirector 12 provides a function that lets you quickly apply transitions.
In the Transition room, click the button in the upper right corner of the library window (marked in red). You can select either Apply Random Transition to All Videos or Apply Fading Transition to All Videos.
selecting a tag, and then click the button in the lower part of this image (marked in red) to apply random transition effect to all videos.
Extra Information: Display/Hide explorer view to view all the available transitions, categorized by keyword tags.
Select the type of transition you want to apply, and then PowerDirector will randomly apply one of these filtered transitions to your media clips.