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Tip #479: Copy and Paste Masks in Premiere

Larry Jordan – LarryJordan.com

Masks are easy to copy, provided you select the right thing.

To copy a mask, first select it in Effect Controls.

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This article first appeared in MotionArray.com. This is an excerpt.

There are two ways to apply the same mask to more than one clip: an adjustment layer or copying and pasting a mask.

Adjustment layers are great for those times when you need to affect lots of clips. But, copy and paste is faster when you are only working with a few clips.

To copy a mask:

  • Select the clip with the mask you want to copy
  • Go to the Effects Control panel and select the mask.
  • Choose Edit > Copy
  • Select the clip in the timeline where you want to paste the mask.
  • Choose Edit > Paste.

Done.


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