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Transparent Overlays Free Download: How to Make Transparent Video Overlays

Last Updated: 2022. 08. 22

Transparent overlays are the best for our video editing. We love this trick so much because it makes our video more creative and appealing.

There are two ways to apply free transparent overlays to your videos with the easiest-to-use yet powerful online video editor, FlexClip.

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Method 1. How to Use Pre-Made Transparent Overlay for Your Video Editing

If you want to cover your video with a transparent fire overlay, snow or rain overlay, old film overlay, or VHS overlay, you can easily achieve those effects in FlexClip with its pre-made transparent effect overlay.

Follow the steps below to add a free transparent overlay to your video with FlexClip pre-made effect overlays:

Step 1
Go to the Media section to import your videos to FlexClip, and then add them as scenes to the Timeline. Here you can upload your footage form the local file of your computer or you can also upload your video footage from your phone directly by scanning the QR code.
Pre-Made Transparent Overlay for Video Editing - Add Media

Pre-Made Transparent Overlay for Video Editing - Add Media

Step 2
Once you’ve applied your video to the timeline, switch to the Overlays tab on the sidebar, then select the Effect Overlay and click See All the explore all the overlay effects.
Pre-Made Transparent Overlay for Video Editing - Overlays

Pre-Made Transparent Overlay for Video Editing - Overlays

Step 3
Now, you should see various overlay effects, such as snow overlay, old film overlay, firework overlay, and more. Scroll down to find your desired transparent overlay effect for the video. Here, we choose the snow overlay effect for the video.
Pre-Made Transparent Overlay for Video Editing - Effect Overlay

Pre-Made Transparent Overlay for Video Editing - Effect Overlay

Step 4
After adding the transparent overlay to your video, you can use the editing tool on the top-bar to edit the overlay freely. Also feel free to level up your video with filter, music, shapes, and text.
Pre-Made Transparent Overlay for Video Editing - Edit

Pre-Made Transparent Overlay for Video Editing - Edit

Method 2. How to Put a Transparent Video/Image over a Video

Want to add your video or image as a transparent overlay in your video or try to use some transparent overlay footage you downloaded from other website? Yo can easily to do so online for free at FlexClip.

Follow use to learn how to put a transparent image/clip over a video in FlexClip online for free.

Step 1 Upload Your Video Footage to FlexClip

Also head over to the Media section to upload the video that you want to add a video or image transparent overlay to. Then, apply it to the Timeline as scene.

Step 2 Find Video/Image That You Want to Use as the Transparent Overlay

Once you have added the video clip to the timeline, you can find the video or image that you want to use as the transparent overlay in your video. If you want to use personal pictures or video as an overlay, just upload it directly.

Here you can also go to the built-in Video/Photo library of FlexClip to find some beautiful stock resources for your video transparent overlay. For example, if you want to add a transparent fire overlay to your video, you can search with "fire" or any other related words to find your desired one.

Put a Transparent Video/Image over a Video - Find Overlay Resource

Put a Transparent Video/Image over a Video - Find Overlay Resource

Step 3 Add the Transparent Overlay Image/Video

Now, it’s time to add your video or image transparent overlay to your project, simply pick the video or image and click the Add As Layer icon to add it as a layer on your video. After that, you can also drag and resize the overlay to cover the video.

Put a Transparent Video/Image over a Video - Add Overlay Resource

Put a Transparent Video/Image over a Video - Add Overlay Resource

Step 4 Make the Video/Image Overlay Transparent and More

Now you can customize the Opacity of the video/image to make it a transparent overlay. You can also crop it freely to make it in the size you want or even crop it into a circle one. Here, you can also add an animation effect to the overlay to make its appearance on the video more vivid.

Put a Transparent Video/Image over a Video - Customize the Overlay

Put a Transparent Video/Image over a Video - Customize the Overlay

Final Words

Adding transparent overlays can give your videos a unique look and feel and make them far more attractive. Ready to put this into practice? Then go ahead - turn to FlexClip and start adding transparent overlays to your video for free right now.

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