On the left side of the preview pane, there are four effect tabs: Edit, Effects, Animations and Text. In each tab you can find different effects to apply to your slides. To apply an effect, click to select a slide in the slideshow and click one of the effects tabs. Select the effect you want to use from the Effects Library. You can then make adjustments using the preview window to see how the effect will look.
To remove an effect, find it in the list titled Applied Effects, then сlick the white X button next to the effect.
Effects Without Options
There are many effects that do not have settings for you to configure. These are usually self-explanatory, but if you don't know what they do, the best way to find out is to select them and then look at the preview. If you do not like the result, you can remove the effect by clicking the white X next to the effect in the Applied Effects list.
The Effects without options are:
Effects with Options
There are also effects with settings you can change. The options will appear below the heading in the Applied Effects list. You can show or hide the options by clicking the white arrow on the left of the effect name in the list.
The Auto Zoom option allows you to apply a quick zoom effect using preset options. The options are to zoom in or zoom out.
Adds a background image to the slide. Select from the preset themes and images to add the background.
Adds a border around the slide. Use the slider to adjust the width of the border and the color picker to choose the color to apply to the border.
Use the track bars to adjust the Brightness of the Slide.
Makes the slide look like it's a cartoon. Use the track bars to adjust number of colors, edges and detail quality.
Remaps each color in the image or video from the original color to one defined by the color curve.
Use the track bars to adjust the Contrast of the Slide.
This option allows you to select the region of a slide you would like to be displayed in your movie.
Select the region by dragging the corners of the red binding box with your mouse to the desired size and region.
Hold Shift key to keep proportions, or select a proportions option from the Keep Proportions groupbox.
This option will simulate camera under / over exposure.
Allows you to simulate a fisheye camera lense or to remove a fisheye effect.
Use the track bars to adjust Gamma of the Slide.
This option will add a tinted hue to the slide. To select the color of the tint, slide the hue slider left or right until the desired color is selected.
Mirrors one half of the slide on to the other half of the slide. With the pulldown list you can choose the direction of the mirror.
The Noise effect will add an animated television static noise to the slide. The amount of noise can be increased or decreased using the Noise slider.
The Pan Effect option allows you to apply a quick pan effect using preset options. The options are to pan left to right or pan right to left.
You can rotate the slide by using the custom slider or clicking the 90 degrees clockwise or counter-clockwise buttons.
Use the slider to change the brush size used to create the Oil Painting effect. Moving to the right will increase the brush size, while moving to the left will make the brush smaller.
Use the slider to increase or decrease the pixel size. Moving to the right will increase the size, while moving to the left will make the it smaller.
A slide's color saturation can be increased or decreased using the Saturation tool. Slide the control to the left to desaturate the image, or to the right to saturate the color.
Use the slider to change the smoothness of the slide. Moving to the right will make the image sharper, while moving to the left will blur the image.
Use the Speed effect to change the speed of your slide. Dragging the slider to the right will increase speed, and dragging to the left will decrease speed. You can also change the playback direction by choosing the Play clip backwards option. See the topic Speed Change and Playing Video Backwards for more information on this effect.
Use the slider to change the temperature of the slide. This effect can be used to correct a clip that appears too yellow or too blue. A negative temperature cools the colors in the clip, a positive temperature warms the colors in the clip.
Makes your image look like it's made of tiles. The following are the options that can be changed:
Tints the slide with an RGBA (red / green / blue / alpha) color value. Use the available sliders to change the Red, Green and Blue values. The Intensity slider changes the alpha value of the color.
To add an image on top of the selected slide, click the Image Overlay option in the Effects tab and specify the desired image in the Image File field. The options for formatting the image are:
All dark areas of the image are replaced with First color and all light areas with Second color.
The Vignette effect causes the slide to fade out to a specified color at it's edges. It can be used to simulate the light capturing properties of an old camera, or to add a soft elliptical border. Use the sliders to adjust the width and the intensity. To change the vignetting color, use the color picker.
This option allows you to add zooming and panning to your slide. Change the selection by zooming in and out with the slider and resizing the red rectangle.
Select the position you would like the slide to start at on the first image.
Select the position you would like the slide to end at on the second image.
When changing either the start or end point, you can click the flag button next to the scale slider to see a bigger image with more options.
When you have applied the effect, the video will automatically zoom and pan from the size and location of the start point so that it ends up being the size and location of the end point by the time the slide has reached its end.