Click and drag an animation from the tools panel to a clip on the timeline. Animations appear as arrows directly on top of a clip.
To re-position an animation, click and drag the arrow.
To edit an animation, select the clip, then move the playhead after the animation arrow and change one of the clip’s visual properties, such as its position, rotation or size.
To change the speed of the animation, click and drag either end of the arrow to make it longer or shorter.
Click and drag an effect from the tools panel to a clip on the timeline. Effects appear in the effects tray on the bottom of a clip.
Edit an effect in the properties panel.
Clip speed allows you to play a video clip faster or slower than its natural pace. To apply the clip speed effect, click and drag it from the tools panel to a clip on the timeline.
Open the effects tray and drag the clip speed handles to adjust the speed of a clip. Or, adjust the speed in the properties panel.
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