Social Overlays have an icon for each of the most popular social platforms, as well as text for you to input your social media handle, page, etc. Currently, templates are available for the following platforms: Facebook, Twitter, LinkedIn, YouTube, and Instagram.


To create your customized Social Overlay:

  • Open Switcher Studio on your main switching device,

  • Tap Use as Switcher.

  • Tap the blue plus icon at the bottom of the Sources panel. 

  • Tap Text & Graphics.

  • Tap Social Overlays.

  • Tap the template you want to customize.

    • This will open a Properties window.

  • Tap the text @username.

  • Delete the text and type your handle.

  • To adjust the size, pinch in or out on the graphic preview.

    • You can also use the Scale Text and Scale All options.

  • To adjust the on-screen position of the graphic, tap and hold the text, then slide it to your desired location.

  • If you want the overlay to remain visible when using other assets, tap Stay on Top.

  • Tap Done.

    • Your Social Overlay will appear in the Sources panel.

  • To display it during your production, simply tap it.

    • The graphic will appear on top of whatever is already on screen.

  • To remove the asset, tap it again in the Sources panel.

Note: Social Overlays are graphics. There is not a way to include clickable URLs in them.


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