How to Create a Spotlight Effect in ActivePresenter 8

Spotlight is a useful annotation object in ActivePresenter. It helps you easily direct your audience’s attention to a specific part of a slide. So, in this tutorial, you’ll learn how to create a spotlight effect in ActivePresenter 8.

How to Insert

To create a spotlight effect, do the following:

Step 1: Click the Insert tab > Spotlight.

A spotlight object will then be inserted into a slide. It retains the original brightness of a particular area while darkens the rest of the screen.

Step 2: Reposition and resize the spotlight object as you wish. You can drag the object to a new position and drag the resizing handles (green dots) to change the spotlight size.

Customizing Spotlights

You can change the spotlight shape as you want. In the Format tab, you first need to click Change Shape, then choose a new shape.

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