Are you looking for the steps to change video background in PowerDirector? Power director enables you to impose a video over another background. Power director has a Chroma key feature which helps in composting two images or video streams together.
In this section, we will learn the steps to change the video background in Power Director.
Steps to Change Video Background in PowerDirector:
Step 1: Import a video that you want to keep as a background and place it on Track 1. I have imported a video of the beach as a background video. Now import a second video of which you want to change the background and place it on Track 2. I have selected the earth video which has a black background which I want to change.
Step 2: Now, click and select the clip in Track 2 and click on the Designer drop-down menu as we will require the PiP Designer Window.
From the options displayed you have click on PiP Designer.
Step 3: In PiP Designer window under Properties Tab you have to expand Chroma Key.
Step 4: Enable Chroma Key and click on the dropper and hover it over the video in the preview window to pick the colour that you want to get transparent. I have picked black colour as I want to make a black background of earth video transparent and only let earth visible with the beach background.
Use of Chroma Key in Power Director
The chroma key is used to pick a colour that you want to make transparent and it helps in composting two images or video streams together.
Further, set Chroma key features
- Tolerance of hue: This decides how much difference should be considered between the sample and standard colour.
- Tolerance of saturation: This decides how intense the colour could be.
- Tolerance of luminance: This decides how bright the colour could be.
- Edge sharpness: This decides the intensity of colour at the edges of the object.
Step 5: Now adjust the location of the prop in a second clip over the first clip in the Timeline.
Step 6: Once all the Settings is done click on OK.
And in the video preview window, you can see that task of changing video background is accomplished successfully.
This is how you can change the video background in Power Director. Hope you sense the content useful. Keep reading.