Directed highlights allow you to view and highlight your players' actions from an angle of your choice. You can follow through an action of a specific player, create, and download clips from your chosen perspective.
- Directed highlights are created and visible in the interactive view.
- This feature is available on the desktop as well as on mobile.
- After rendering, directed highlights are also downloadable.
- Once the highlight is saved, it is not editable (this option will be enabled in the future).
- The feature works best in Chrome browser.
Let's get into it
1. Click on the drop-down arrow by Add highlight button and choose Directed Highlight.
2. The highlight editor opens. You can see that you're working on a directed highlight by Interactive being chosen on the right side.
Below the video, the highlight timeline appears, with the possibility of choosing keyframes.
By default, you get a 1-minute long timeframe. It can be adjusted by dragging the handles left and right of the timeline.
3. Choose the angle and the zoom level of the first keyframe with a mouse (or trackpad) and click on + Add keyframe. The separator becomes a plus, indicating that the first keyframe was saved.
4. Play forward the video and when you're ready to choose another keyframe, stop the recording, change the angle, adjust the zoom and add another keyframe.
Remember, you can change the angle and the zoom level in between every keyframe.
5. When you are happy with your highlight, adjust the settings on the right side of the screen, tag players and add the comment. Save the highlight. Note that public matches can only have public highlights.
Once saved, the highlight will be seen on a thread on the right side. You'll see an interactive icon next to it, indicating that it is directed highlight. It will start rendering (converting to the final appearance):
6. Once rendering is finished, you'll be able to download (remember to refresh the page first) or delete the highlight by clicking on the three dots next to it:
When you click download, a new window (tab) appears. Click on the three dots in the bottom right corner or right-click on the video and choose "Save video as" for a download to start.
I hope you'll enjoy this feature and we will be happy to hear your feedback at firstname.lastname@example.org.