If you've ever dipped your toes in making videos with alpha channels for transparency, you know it can get hairy.
Good news: With Rotato, it's as simple as any other video. Let's do it.
But first, make sure you check out our complete guide to transparency in videos, including how to use them on the web (which is a little tricky, but unlike what some people think, not at all impossible)
That's it. You just made transparency happen!
It always makes sense to to be sure. But, if you open the video in Quicktime or most other players, the transparency will look like a black background - even if it does indeed have an alpha channel.
Here's a quick way to check:
You may have noticed that there were a couple of options when you were getting ready to render your movie. Let's take a look at what they mean. For a deeper look at codecs, check our guide here.
As you may know, GIFs are going away. They're too big, the quality is way behind. So is there a way you can make GIFs with transparency with Rotato?
Sure. Here's how: