Add image overlays to edited video

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Plan: All Plans
Device: Computer Browser

Add images to your video in the Editor to make your video more engaging. Upload your own pictures or choose from our photo library.

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, search the image library by keyword.
    • 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 your video.
    images-overlay-pexels.png

Upload your own image

  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 JPG or PNG file on your computer.
  3. Under the Uploads tab, click the image to add it to your video.
    Images you upload to the Editor can be used across videos in the Production. 
    upload-add-image-cr.png

Adjust and arrange

  1. Click the image on your video 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. 
  3. Adjust the overlay's duration on the timeline.
    images-overlay-context-menu.png

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