Use blank slides to add a fade-in effect to the beginning of your slideshow, a title to the beginning of your slideshow, credits to the end of the slideshow, breaks between scenes, or to allow extra time for audio to be heard before or after the slideshow.

You can add blank slides to your slideshow by clicking the Add Blank button on the toolbar, or the Add a Blank Slide button beside the media list. If you click one of those buttons, a dialog will appear that lets you choose whether to add a solid color blank clip or a gradient clip.

Once you have clicked one of these buttons, the Select Position For a New Slide dialog will appear. Your choices are: