Add a background frame in Editor

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Add an image or color behind your video frames. You can upload your own background graphic, use one of our built-in images, or change the background you added while recording in the studio.

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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. In the toolbar at the side of the Editor, click brand.png Brand.
  2. In the tab, panel, under Background, click the plus-circle.svg plus button.
  3. In the Image tab, choose an existing image.
    • Or click Upload to use a custom graphic from your computer.
      Your custom graphic must be a JPG or PNG image file.
  4. To add a color instead of an image: In the Color tab, use the spectrum color picker or add a hex code. 

Custom file dimensions

For best results, use an image that matches the video's aspect ratio so it fills the frame:

  Overall Aspect Ratio

9:16 vertical

1:1 square

16:9 widescreen





720p 720 × 1280 720 × 720 1280 × 720
1080p HD 1080 × 1920 1080 × 1080 1920 × 1080
2160p 4K 2160 × 3840 2160 × 2160 3840 × 2160

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