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Transform Your Videos with the Magic of Video Overlays

Welcome to a world where video editing is no longer just about cutting and pasting clips together. A world where your footage can be transformed into a visually stunning masterpiece with just a few clicks. This is the world of video overlay effects.

Using overlays for video editing may elevate your videos, regardless of whether you're a professional videographer, a social media influencer, or just a casual video maker. You may add anything from understated text and pictures to eye-catching animations and special effects thanks to the wide variety of options available.

Why settle for ordinary things when you can create spectacular videos? You can quickly and easily give your videos the "wow" factor with Flixier online video editor’s overlays!

Video Overlays

Engaging Content with Animated Overlays

You can quickly upgrade your videos with Flixier by adding eye-catching animated overlays and motion titles. There are many different animated overlays in our vast collection of no-cost resources, ranging from understated transitions to arresting intros and outros. By adding an extra layer of visual intrigue and inventiveness, animated overlays and motion titles can help your videos stand out on social media, YouTube, and other platforms. 

Create Eye-Catching Prompts in Your Videos!

Overlays can be used to increase audience engagement and motivate them to take action. You can quickly add call to action (CTA) overlays to your videos with Flixier, encouraging viewers to follow, like, subscribe, or perform other desired actions. Create eye-catching CTAs that stand out from your video and attract visitors using our simple-to-use overlay editor. 

Enhance Your Video Communication with Overlays

Sometimes a message can't be adequately conveyed through words alone. Overlays can be your helping hand in this situation. You can quickly and effectively add videos, photos, and shapes to your videos using Flixier to help you better communicate your ideas and make your point. The options are unlimited thanks to our extensive libraries of pre-made shapes and images as well as the option to upload your own from your computer.

Improve Your YouTube Videos with Overlays

Although YouTube is one of the most widely used sites for video content, it can be difficult to stand out from the massive crowd. Overlays play a role in this. You can quickly and easily add overlays to your YouTube videos using Flixier to give them a polished look. Additionally, Flixier lets you apply overlays to an existing video quickly by dragging and dropping its link into the editor.

How do I add a video overlay?

How do I add a video overlay?
Import your videos

You must first add your videos to the Flixier library in order to create video overlays. You may either upload from your PC or use our direct integrations with services like Dropbox, Google Drive, and YouTube.

Add your overlays

To add and edit overlays in Flixier, simply drag videos onto the timeline and overlays from our free libraries on top of them. To do this, open the Motion menu on the left side of the screen, navigate to the Overlays tab, and drag the desired overlay onto your video. 

Once added, you can easily resize the overlay by dragging on its edges, trim or cut it using the timeline, and customize its colors by accessing the Object Inspector menu located on the right-hand side of the screen. You can also customize the overlay by changing text, fonts, and more with just a few clicks.

Download or publish

When you're happy with the result, publish the video directly to various social media sites like YouTube, Facebook and Vimeo, or download it directly to your computer and use the video however you like.

Why Use Flixier As an Overlay Video Editor?

Make More Engaging Videos

The aesthetic appeal and engagement of your videos can be improved with the help of video overlays. You may produce distinctive and attention-grabbing effects in your videos that draw viewers in and hold them there for the duration of the whole thing by adding overlays. 

Video Overlay Effects Right From Your Browser

With Flixier, adding overlays to your videos is simple and can be done without downloading or installing any additional software. No matter where you are or what device you're using, you can utilize our cloud-based video editor's robust overlay features to improve your videos.

Green-Screen Video Editor

One of the standout features of Flixier is its support for green screen videos, which allows you to easily remove a green or blue background from your footage and replace it with a different image or video, creating a professional-looking overlay effect. 

Add Some Flair to Your Videos

In the case you want to give your videos a positive, professional look, video overlays are a must. Using overlay transitions and motion titles, your clips can have a visually appealing and intriguing look that sets them apart from the competitors.


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Frequently asked questions.

Frequently Asked Questions

If you have any further questions, Get in touch with our friendly team
If you have any further questions, Get in touch with our friendly team

What is a video overlay?

What is a video overlay?

A video overlay is a visual component that is applied to a video to improve its aesthetic or give the viewer extra information. It is an image or animation that is overlaid on top of the original video footage to provide dynamic and captivating visual effects. 

Watermarks, logos, subtitles, transitions, and other visual components are added to the video using video overlays, which can also contain text, graphics, photos, animations, and special effects. So, whether you want to add video filters or video text overlay  to your video, the options are endless!

Can I overlay videos in Windows 10?

Can I overlay videos in Windows 10?

Yes, you can overlay videos in Windows 10 using Flixier video editing software. Flixier provides an easy-to-use, cloud-based video editor that allows you to overlay videos and add other visual effects to your footage. With Flixier, you can drag and drop videos or images onto the timeline, add overlay to video content by selecting it from the library, adjust the size and position of the overlay, and preview your video in real-time to see how it looks. 

How do you overlay a video on a picture?

How do you overlay a video on a picture?

You can use a simple online editor like Flixier to overlay a video on top of a picture. All you need to do is open Flixier in your web browser and drag the photo and video you want to use over to your library.Once they’re imported, drag them over to the canvas in order to overlay them on top of each other. Use the on screen controls to resize them and the timeline to control how long they stay on screen. 

How do you overlay a video on a picture?

How do you overlay a video on a picture?

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