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michiel | 2 years ago | 7 comments | 8 likes | 1,535 views

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Here's a question by e-mail:

How do I remove the background picture of a BixPack 31 template so I can use only the lower third in my video?

Short answer: delete the background layer(s), export with alpha channel and import the result in your NLE.

The long answer is in the comments:

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STEP 1: delete the background layer(s)

BluffTitler shows are built out of layers.

Layers can be selected:
-with the dropdown above the PLAY button
-or by double clicking on them

The active layer can be deleted:
-by choosing LAYER > Delete active layer...
-or by clicking on the DELETE ACTIVE LAYER button

michiel, 2 years ago

STEP 2: export with transparency info

-Choose FILE > Export as video...
-Mark the INCLUDE ALPA CHANNEL checkbox
-Click on the OK button

michiel, 2 years ago

STEP 3: import your video in your NLE

This screenshot uses VEGAS Pro 16.0

Make sure to:
-place your transparent video on top of the background video
-right click on the transparent video and set the Alpha channel to STRAIGHT (UNMATTED)

michiel, 2 years ago

The template used in this example is template 24 of BixPack 31:

michiel, 2 years ago

I'm making BluffTitler known to everyone, it can be used with any editing software, from the most famous to the less famous.

Franco Aversa, 2 years ago

Thank you Franco!

Good luck with the quarantine. I hope you are all right.

michiel, 2 years ago

Wow, thank you so much!

Take care everybody

Haui, 2 years ago

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