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Tutorials – Natron

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Natron allows you to create eye-catching effects and combine different video clips in surprising ways, letting you build up your clips like a pro.

In last month's issue [1], we had a look at Natron [2] and saw some basic things we could do with it. But Natron does much more than basic. In fact, doing complex effects and composites involving several tracks and techniques is what Natron does best.

To illustrate what you can achieve with Natron, read on for a couple of practical examples.

Transition

This effect lets you use an animation to transition from one clip to another. The animation in this case is a running person on a green background. The effect you want to achieve is having the character run from right to left, dragging the second clip in over the first one [3].

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