Tutorial: Getting Started in CameraBag Pro



The Bottom Tray
As you apply adjustments and filters from the menus on the right, each will appear as a separate tile in the tray. Simply select tiles to edit each effect further. You can also rearrange the order, delete tiles, etc. This active history approach ensures you can always see and edit everything that's affecting your video.

The set of contents in the tray is the current "filter" being applied to your video or photo.

Tip: The icons in the corners of the tiles are very useful! Click on the small "x" to delete a tile. Click on the Power Button icon (right) to turn an effect on and off.

The Icons in the Bottom-Left
These icons are easy ways to change your editing space. Click on the Down/Up Arrow icon (far left) to show or hide the tray with the effect tiles. Click on the Power Button icon to turn all of the effects in the tray on and off. Click on the X icon to delete the tiles in the tray--once to delete the pure image editing tiles, then again to delete the more utilitarian tiles, such as cropping, borders, and output size.

Batch Processing a Folder of Media
As well as saving individual videos and photos, CameraBag Pro has the ability to apply edits to an entire folder of media at once. This is called Batch Processing.

To batch process a folder, open one file from that folder in CameraBag. Then apply the effects you want, and select "File > Batch Process Folder..." (or use hotkey "Cmd/Ctrl + B"). A dialogue will pop up asking you what (if any) postfix you would like appended to the file name of the saved images. Type one in (or use none) and click Next.

You will then be taken to a Save dialogue to choose where you would like the processed batch of photos saved to. Pick a folder, click Choose, and you're done! Remember that if you did NOT choose a postfix, you should not save into the original image folder unless you want your original photos to be replaced with the edited versions.

Tip: A useful tool for Batch Processing is the Maxiumum Size tile, found under the Adjustments tab (at the bottom). Here, you can preset the Width, Height, or Maximum Side length for all of the images you will save out during the batch process.

Cropping, Straightening, and Resizing
  • Cropping and Straightening can be done using the "Crop/Straighten" tile, found in the Adjust tab. Use the sliders or grab the edge of the crop to get your video or photo just right. (If you would like to rotate your media 90 degrees, please use the L and R keys.)
  • Resizing is done either at the time of saving (with a pop-up dialogue) or through the Exact Size tile, also found in the Adjust tab. Note: Resizing for Batch Processing must be done through the Exact Size or Maximum Size tiles.

Built-In and Additional Help Resources
CameraBag Pro has built-in features to get you started. Mousing over any effect will popup a preview window with text explaining what that text does. In the Help menu you will find access to additional help resources, including our YouTube Channel Playlist.


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