Corel VideoStudio Pro User Guide
• Audio Ducking — Don’t let background music overpower
important audio or narration in your video. The Audio Ducking
feature in VideoStudio Pro X8 detects audio or narration and
automatically lowers the volume of background sound. You can
adjust the Level and Sensitivity to get the results you want. For
more information, see “Using Audio Ducking to automatically
adjust volume” on page 177.
• Freeze Frame — Whether it’s a beautiful smile, your child scoring
a goal or stunning scenery, sometimes you want to add extra
impact by temporarily stopping the action to focus on a single
frame. The new Freeze Frame feature makes it easy to select the
frame and set the duration to get the effect you want. For more
information, see “Using Freeze Frame” on page 92.
• Creative overlay options — Create new looks by adjusting how
overlay objects blend with the background. With new Add,
Multiply and Grey Key options, you can create unique semi-
transparent and color blend results. Use a video mask to hide or
reveal different parts of your video for interesting special effects or
title sequences. For more information, see “Blending overlay clips
with the background” on page 141 and “Using video masks with
overlay clips” on page 144.
• Enhanced Live Screen Capture—Recording directly from your
screen is a great way to add custom content to presentations,
demos, or training videos. With enhanced Live Screen Capture,
you can easily capture both system audio and microphone sound.
Snap View lets you capture in Windows 8.
• More formats supported — Enjoy more compatibility with import
support for MKV files, which act as multimedia containers that
can hold video, audio and subtitles in a file. Support for export to
MOV (H.264 format) has also been added.
• Convert titles to Alpha channel files — Create stylish, professional-
looking titles by converting them to alpha channel images or