Lower Thirds are used in video productions to communicate additional information to the audience in writing. Most likely this information is the name and title of the current speaker. Often it is used to present important news or additional facts.
We created the Lower Third Playground Template to give you some ideas how flexible the build-in Lower Third layer in mimoLive is. You can use the designs for your own production, adopt them by easily adjusting the colors only or let you inspire to create you own designs.
In order to let mimoLive demonstrate all the Lower Third variants automatically you will need to switch on the “Enable Remote Control” option in the Remote Control section of the mimoLive Preference window in order to make the Automation layer work.
How to load the the Lower Third Playground Template
To open the Lower Third Playground template select “New…” from the File menu. You will get the New Document dialog window. Please make sure that the “Templates” section is selected at the top of this window. Now you can scroll through the list of Pre-installed templates in order to find the Lower Third Playground template. Double click it to open it.
How to copy a specific Lower Third to your own mimoLive document
In the Program out window all the lower third designs should cycle through controlled by an Automation Layer. If you find a certain Lower Third design appealing you can make use of it in your own projects by selecting it in the Layer Stack, click on “Copy” in the “Edit” menu, head over to your own mimoLive document and click “Paste” from the “Edit” menu. This will insert the lower third to your Layer Stack and add the necessary graphics as image sources in your Source Repository. Alternatively you can just drag&drop the Lower Third layer from the Lower Third Playground document to your own mimoLive document.
To adopt the look of the Lower Third to your own corporate design and colors find the Color Shift option in the Background section of the Lower Third layer. With this option you can change the colors of the background image easily.
Sometimes it is useful to switch on the Apply BG Color Shift in the Logo section of the Lower Third layer as well if the logo image is actually used a graphical element rather than a real logo.
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