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Creating Graphic Overlays to Enhance and Brand Your Broadcasts

One quick way to create overlay graphics is to download this Socialive Graphics Template and open it in draw.io (a free online drawing tool):

  1. Download the Socialive Graphics Template

  2. Open the template file in draw.io

  3. Customize each graphic, as needed. 

  4. Select a specific graphic (usually a "group" of objects).

  5. Navigate to File > Export as > PNG.

  6. Use the following export settings and click Export.


Full-width lower-third: 1280 x 150 px
This example shows full-width lower-third graphic


Corner bugs, Logos, or Watermarks: 150 x 150 px or 200 x200px 
An example shows a logo(150px) in the upper left corner:


Full-screen overlays: 1280x720 px
You can cover the entire screen with an overlay graphic sized to 1280 x 720px



Left or Right Thirds/Panels: 420x720px

Some examples of panels in the left or right thirds.


Besides the Landscape orientation, you can also use the template to create: Square (1:1), Portrait (4:5), and Full Portrait (9:16) graphics


Square (1:1) Examples


Portrait  (4:5) Examples


Full Portrait (9:16) Examples


Still looking for an answer?

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Keywords: watermark, water mark, graphics, overlays, templates, portrait, square, landscape


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