Video Overlay – Creating a Picture-in-Picture Effect

The picture-in-picture effect (also called video overlay) lets you place a video clip in a small frame on top of another so that they play at the same time. You often see this effect in instructional videos where webcam videos are placed at the corner of the tutorial ones. In this tutorial, you’ll learn how to create the picture-in-picture effect in ActivePresenter.

Before getting into details, bear in mind that:

ActivePresenter enables you to record screen and webcam at the same time. What you get is a slide that displays both your screencast and webcam as two separate videos. The webcam video is smaller and placed at the bottom-right corner of the screencast, making a picture-in-picture (PIP) effect. Alternatively, you can record your webcam separately and insert the webcam video into the main video or slide. It’s practical to combine the video overlay effect with the green screen effect. Use the latter to key out the background of the superimposed to integrate two videos. To create a video overlay, you need to:

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