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Andres.R
Senior Member Private Message Location: Tartu, Estonia Joined: Dec 31, 2009 02:26 Messages: 263 Offline
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Hi,
I'd like to do one effect, but dont know how.
I want to take (let's say) 3 different video clips, from eatch cut off the middle part and put those cutted clips in one.
Example: here are the original clips:

And here's the final result, what I want:


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CubbyHouseFilms
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Hi

This is called Masking and is quite easy to do.

Put your 3 video clips on 3 separate tracks.

Use the Modify button and use the Mask Tab to mask out the areas you don't need (uncheck Aspect Ratio). You can move your video around by going back to the Properties Tab.

There are lots of tutorials on Youtube.

Here's one showing the basics of masking



Happy editing

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Happing editing

Best Regards

Neil
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Hiielind [Avatar]
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wow, so quick reply! Thanks, Neil!
I try it on weekend
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Andres.R
Senior Member Private Message Location: Tartu, Estonia Joined: Dec 31, 2009 02:26 Messages: 263 Offline
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Now I noticed that I was log in with my old account.
Thanks again, Neil PowerDirector 17. Windows 10
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