Add image overlays to edited video

Plan: All Plans
Device: Computer Browser

Add visuals and images to your video in the Editor to highlight something for your viewers. Upload your own assets or browse and insert from the Pexels.com library of free photos.

Step by step

  1. On a computer, log in to your Riverside account.
  2. In the ☰ menu on the left, click the relevant Studio.
  3. Click the relevant recording.
  4. In the top right corner, click Edit and choose + Create new edit.
    Or scroll to Edits and click a Draft or magic-spark-icon.svg Magic Clip.
  1. Click and select the part of transcript for when you want the image overlay to appear.

Search free images

  1. On the context menu, click add_element-plus.svg Add and choose Image.
    transcript-add_element_mu.png
    Or click the timeline to move the scrubber to the desired starting point.
    In the toolbar on the right, click image-icon.svg Image.
  2. In the Images panel, type search terms to browse Pexels' library.
    • To view the image larger and see more details, hover over it and click preview-expand-circle.svg Preview.
  3. Click an image to add it to the video canvas.
    images-overlay-pexels.png

Upload your own assets

  1. On the context menu, click add_element-plus.svg Add and choose image-icon.svg Image.
  2. Click the upload-tray.svg Upload button and choose a file on your computer.
  3. Click the file under the Uploads tab to add it to the video canvas.
    upload-add-image-cr.png

Adjust and arrange

  1. Click the image on the video canvas to change its opacity, expand it to fill the frame, or remove it.
    • Click ••• [the three dots] to change its layer, copy, or duplicate it.
  2. Click and drag the image's corners to resize it or its ⬯ edges to crop it. 
    images-overlay-context-menu.png

You can adjust the overlay's duration on the timeline.

Supported image filetypes: JPG and PNG.

Uploaded assets are available to add to the Editor for other projects within the same Production.

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