Waveforms are shape layers that respond to the audio in your composition. With a waveform, you can add the visualizer in-app over your videos as a line, circle, ring, or wave and edit the, color, fidelity, and magnitude. This feature can be helpful when repurposing your creations for social media or for short previews of your content.


Example of waveform in the canvas.

Adding a waveform

To add a waveform to your canvas, click the Shape menu at the top of the editor window and select Waveform.

Adding a waveform layer.

Waveform properties

You can adjust the visual aspects of your waveform by selecting it and making changes from the Properties panel.

Adjusting waveform properties.



Choose between Lines, Circle, Ring, or Wave

Fill (circle and ring only)

Adjusts the color of the waveform


Adjusts the thickness of your waveform


Impacts the sparseness of your waveform


Affects the height of your waveform when it responds to audio

Mirror (line and wave only)

  • When disabled the waveform is placed on the bottom of the bounding box.
  • When enabled the waveform is centered within the box and a mirror image of the waveform is added below
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