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Learn How to Make Special Effects Videos like you see it in Movies

Have you ever seen a scene in a movie and wondered how did the actors do that? Well, we have finally had the answer to that, and we are going to share it with you. There are many visual effects that you can do on your video, just like in the Hollywood movies. Yes, there are many special tricks that you can use on your video editing software to make amazing effects.

Chroma effect

Here in this article, you will know about the best effect that you can add on your standard video to make it attractive content. The effect named Chromakey is the name of the effect that you need to use to make such kind of results. It is very simple to use, and I bet you will find it easier after reading the guide from the content given below. So let’s have a look at the steps for how to make special effects on your video to make special content.

To have a look at the effect in action, have a look at the video that follows:

How to make your normal video a special content:

Chromakey Effect: This effect is about adding a background video to your video footages. So you would need to set of videos to apply this effect. A foreground video and a background video.

Software Installation:

The first step to this process is downloading and installing the Green Screen editor software on your PC. You can download it from one of the links based on the type of your operating system. So simply click on the download button according to the OS of your system.

Import Footage:

Now after installing the software on your system open the software and select the Create project option in the full feature mode. You need to locate the footage files to which you want to add the special effects and then hit the import button.

After this step, the video files that you selected will be added to your timeline. By now, you should have imported two video footages.

  • Put the foreground video in the overlay track
  • Put the background video in the main video track like in the picture shown below.

effect your video

  • Select the foreground video and then click on a Cover option from the list above the preview window and then hit the Apply button.
  • Now open the Tools menu and select Chroma key option and then Select apply.

chroma key

Optional Steps:

Here in the optional step, you will need to select the background video in the preview section. Adjust the Noise, Edges, Opacity and Tolerance sliders to make sure that the background of the video is clearly visible. After doing all this click apply to save all the changes made in the video.

With Movavi, you can export your edited footage to any format, let be it MPEG, AVI, MOV or any other format. You can also export your video directly to your mobile device. You can also upload your video directly to YouTube which is really amazing.

Also if you want to have a detailed description of these steps, you can also visit the www.movavi.com/support/how-to/how-to-use-chromakey-effect.html.

So this is all about how you can make your video more attractive adding the amazing effect that is being used in many Hollywood movies. You can seriously make the content quality more amazing by this effect. So this is all you need to learn, if you have any more doubts then you can also clear it out by mentioning in the comment section below.

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Shubham Habib

Shubham Habib

Shubham Habib, the founder of HackerzTrickz. Started the site in 2015 purely out of interest in Technology to serve the latest stuffs happening in tech world. In his school days he has worked for some companies like TheDeadToons, ScoopSquare24, NationEditions. In his free time he becomes a part-time YouTuber.

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