You can add a fade to the start or end of a video, image or audio file in Create of up to 2 seconds duration. This means visual clips will fade in from or fade out to black, and the audio volume will also fade in and/or out. See below for detailed instructions.
It is also possible to add wipe, cross dissolve, fade through black and similar transitions between clips. See Transitions in the menu options on the left of the editor interface.
Drag & drop the one you'd like to use to the timeline between 2 video clips or images. After adding a transition between clips on the timeline you can select it to see extra modification options:
See below for more detailed instructions.
How to fade in or fade out of a video or image
1. Drag and drop the file into the timeline
If it's not already there, drag and drop the video or image from the media library into the timeline at the bottom of your project.
2. Click on the clip in the timeline to select it
The clip will be highlighted when selected, and a menu will appear in the top left of the editor window:
3. Click the Fade In/Out tab in the menu
When you click the Fade In/Out tab, you will see two sliders:
4. To fade in: drag the top slider to the right
Drag the Fade in slider to the right if you would like a fade at the start of your clip. The number on the right indicates how long the fade will be.
The maximum fade length is currently 2 seconds. In the example below, the fade in will be 1.5 seconds long.
5. To fade out: drag the bottom slider to the right
Drag the Fade out slider to the right if you would like a fade at the end of your clip. The number on the right of the slider indicates how long the fade will be.
The maximum fade length is currently 2 seconds. In the example below, the fade out will be 1 second long.
6. Play back your video
You can play your video clip back in the preview window and timeline to see how the fade looks and sounds, and make further adjustments.
7. Close the Fade window
Once you're finished adding and adjusting your fade effect, simply close the Fade In/Out menu by clicking the X in the top right of the menu.
How to fade audio or music
An audio fade works the same way as a video fade. Simply select the audio file in the timeline, go to the Fade In/Out menu and then follow the same steps as above.
NOTE: The associated audio of a video clip (the grey track beneath it) will always fade together with the video when a fade effect is applied. It is not currently possible to adjust the fade setting of a video and its connected audio track separately.
Removing a fade effect
You can return the video to its original state at any time by clicking on the clip in the timeline, opening the Fade In/Out menu, and dragging the sliders back to their original position on the left hand side.
Try it out
Ready to get started? Head straight to Create to try it out for yourself: