You might have heard of picture-in-picture, but you barely know video overlay. Actually, video overlay is a video being put on top of another video and the two videos can be played simultaneously. The technique lies behind is called picture-in-picture effect.
PIP Video Examples
When to Add a Video on Top of Another Video
There are many circumstances that you need to put a video on top of another, for instance;
* Doing duet on TikTok or Instagram
Duet video is getting more popular than ever. By doing duet videos, you can make clips featured similarly with the original ones as comment or reply, displaying your personal characters and letting others know what you feel about the original video.
* Create a reaction video that shows your reaction to another video
A reaction video shows a TV show, a movie, or a fun video clip as well as your true reaction. They usually download an interesting video and film themselves watching and reacting to it. By doing so, audiences would feel more involved.
* Create a tutorial video with webcam
Most YouTube tutorial videos are comprised of two parts - the screenshot and the webcam. Generally speaking, the webcam recording would be at the corner. With the webcam recording, your tutorial video will be more trustworthy.
How to Put a Video on Top of Another
It is pretty easy to add a video on top of another, especially if you are using a good editor like FlexClip.
FlexClip is an easy-to-use and powerful online video editor that helps add a video on top of another while enriching the video with animations, filters, and royalty-free media resources. Adding a video on top of another with FlexClip only takes 4 steps.
Now, click on the Create a Video button and follow the detailed steps below to start inserting a video to another.
Go to the Media section, click on From Local Folder and select any video. You can also drag and drop your video to the Media section. Apply the background video to the timeline first.
Add a Video on Top of Another - Step 1
Hover to the video you want to overlay to the background video, and click on Add as Layer.
Add a Video on Top of Another - Step 2
Edit the overlay so that it fits the background video. Click on the overlay, you will be able to resize, crop, flip, adjust speed, add motions or filters.
Add a Video on Top of Another - Step 3
Download your video and save to the desktop or Dropbox directly. You can also share the video with others via a short link or upload to YouTube.