How to Use VisTitle for EDIUS 7 to Create Stunning Titles and Animations
VisTitle is a powerful and versatile titling software that works as a plug-in for EDIUS 7. It allows you to create professional-looking titles and animations with ease and speed. Whether you need subtitles, lower-thirds, 3D objects, particles, karaoke, charts, or handwriting effects, VisTitle has it all. In this article, we will show you how to use VisTitle for EDIUS 7 to create stunning titles and animations for your video projects.
Installing and Configuring VisTitle
Before you can use VisTitle for EDIUS 7, you need to install and configure it properly. Here are the steps to follow:
Download VisTitle from the official website or purchase it from an authorized dealer.
Run the installer and follow the instructions on the screen.
Launch EDIUS 7 and go to Settings > Plug-in Settings > VisTitle.
Select the language and font settings for VisTitle.
Click OK to save the changes and restart EDIUS 7.
Creating Titles and Animations with VisTitle
Once you have installed and configured VisTitle, you can start creating titles and animations with it. Here are the steps to follow:
In EDIUS 7, go to File > New > Title or press Ctrl+T.
Select VisTitle as the title type and click OK.
A new window will open with the VisTitle interface. Here you can choose from a variety of presets and templates or create your own title from scratch.
To add text, click on the Text tool and type in your text. You can adjust the font, size, color, alignment, style, and animation of your text using the properties panel on the right.
To add graphics, click on the Graphics tool and select a shape or an image from the library. You can resize, rotate, move, crop, and animate your graphics using the properties panel on the right.
To add 3D objects, click on the 3D Object tool and select a model from the library. You can modify the material, texture, lighting, shadow, reflection, and animation of your 3D object using the properties panel on the right.
To add particles, click on the Particle tool and select a preset from the library. You can customize the emitter type, shape, size, speed, direction, color, opacity, and animation of your particles using the properties panel on the right.
To add karaoke effects, click on the Karaoke tool and import a lyric text file and an audio file. You can sync your lyrics with your audio waveform using the timeline at the bottom.
To add handwriting effects, click on the Handwriting tool and draw your strokes with your mouse or a pen tablet. You can adjust the width, color, opacity, smoothness, and animation of your strokes using the properties panel on the right.
To add charts, click on the Chart tool and select a chart type from the library. You can edit your chart data using keyframes on the timeline at the bottom.
Exporting Titles and Animations from VisTitle
When you are done creating your titles and animations with VisTitle, you can export them to EDIUS 7 or save them as standalone files. Here are the steps to follow:
To export your titles and animations to EDIUS 7, simply close the VisTitle window. Your title will appear as a clip on your EDIUS timeline. You can trim, move, copy, paste, or edit your title clip as any other clip in EDIUS.
To save your titles and animations as standalone files, go to File > Save As in VisTitle. You can choose from various formats such as AVI, MOV, PNG sequence, TGA sequence, etc. You can also specify the resolution, frame rate, quality, alpha channel, etc. of your output file.