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PIP (Picture in Picture)

Using video overlays enables you to simultaneously display two or more video clips on the screen. It is a useful technique for creating online tutorials, product demonstrations, and gaming videos.

Overlay a video to a background video

1. The first steps to make a PIP video is, import 2 video clips into Filmora and drag them to the timeline. Remember to put the 2 video clips in different tracks. Double click the preview window.

2. Now you can customize the size and region of the overlay video. Then a list of editing options will appear in the left corner.

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The first editing option is “Transform”. You’ll see several option under this part, including rotate, flip, scale and position. You can select the overlay video to rotate it to a customized angel, flip it, scale the size and change the position.


Click into the Compositing tab and select compositing to blend your main video with your PIP clip. You can adjust your opacity depending on how intense or subtle you want the effect to be.

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video compositing

Motion tracking

The “Motion Tracking” feature is also available in PIP video, check how to apply motion tracking to video.


Stabilization is used to adjust the smooth level and edge processing of the video, check how to use stabilization in Filmora.

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Apply green screen

You can also apply green screen effects to picture in picture videos to enhance to a new level. The settings includes color, offset, tolerance, edge thickness, edge feature and alpha channel. Learn more about using green screen effects.

Lens correction

Len correction allows you to select camera profile and resolution, you can also adjust the level. Learn how to use lens correction.

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Lens Correction
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Example Startup Window

Drop shadow

Use the drop shadow includes the distance, blur, opacity, color and direction. Learn how to use drop shadow.