Video Editing Tutorials

Using Keyframe to Control and Enhance Effects

By CyberLink Learning Center

If you want to make your video look more dramatic, you can apply special effects to it. The quality and the volume of these effects can even be adjusted for a specific period of time so they don't always look the same. This is when you need "keyframes."

Effect template - Glow

1. Click to go to the Effect Room.

2. Click and drag the effect Glow to the effect track.

3. Click on the effect on the effect track, and then click the Modify button above the timeline to open the settings panel.

4. When you adjust any of the parameters, a reminder message will display. Click OK to continue.

5. When you are finished adjusting the parameters, click to close the settings panel.

Effect template - Bloom

1. Click and drag the effect template Bloom to the effect track, and then click .

2. Select Effect to display the keyframe settings.

3. Move the timeline slider to the start of the video clip, and adjust the parameters.

4. Move the timeline slider forward and adjust the parameters.

Extra information

When you preview the video clip, you'll see the effect is adjusted is now different.

5. When you're done adjusting the effect, click to close the settings panel.

6. Preview the video.

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