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Elements Alpha Blend

Dramatize your footage. Add outlines and drop shadows.


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Explore the Alpha Blend capabilities.

NewBlue Elements 3 Alpha Blend delivers over 80 presets in a suite of 8 versatile compositing tools built to quickly dramatize footage, add outlines to objects, create drop shadows, and more.

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Elements Alpha Blend works on Mac and Windows.

Multi host-app.

Elements Alpha Blend Works with Adobe Premiere Pro, After Effects, Magix Vegas, Avid Media Composer and many more.

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What's included.

Get over 80 presets in 8 integrated compositing plugins. Compatible with all of today's leading NLEs.

    Alpha Blend

    Alpha Processor
    Process the alpha channel of your video in many ways, including inverting, blurring, and adjusting its width.

    Drop Shadows
    Create a drop shadow for overlays on any keying effect or animated matte.

    Garbage Matte
    Clean up a key by isolating and removing unwanted junk from the alpha channel.
    Gradient Fill Pro
    Manipulate, boost, or completely alter the color of both your image and text.

    Luma Key
    Use light level to key out areas of the video.

    Add a colored outline to text, chroma key, or other visuals with transparent borders.
    Time Clock
    Choose from a variety of presets to overlay a running timer on your screen.

    Simulate the on-screen display of a video camera recording.

    Compatibility and requirements.

    • Compatibility
    • Software and Hardware

    Compatible with the following programs:

    Adobe After Effects CC or later

    Adobe Premiere CC*
    *may require update to latest version

    NewBlue Titler Pro 2+

    Avid Media Composer & Symphony 8+

    Magix Vegas Pro 17+, Magix Video Pro X, Magix Movie Studio 18+

    Black Magic DaVinci Resolve 15+

    Grass Valley EDIUS 9 & X*
    *Effects and transitions performance in Edius are not real-time.

    Software and hardware:

    macOS 10.15 and later
    Windows 10

    A recent Nvidia or AMD GPU that supports OpenGL 2.1 or later. 1 GB VRAM is required. 4 GB VRAM is recommended when working with HD content.

    Supports 64-bit video editing applications only.


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