Use pan and scan to adjust the framing of your shots for different output formats. You can reposition, scale, rotate, and skew your image to fit best into other frame format.
Use keyframing to make adjustments within a shot or from shot to shot. For more information, see Work with keyframes.
Use the Pan and Scan widget to position, scale, rotate, or skew the image within the new frame format. The widget works like the Mask Widget. See Apply a Mask to learn more about using the widget.
Note: The Pan and Scan widget does not have all the functionality of the Mask widget. For example, the feathering and spline nodes are not available.
You can also apply Pan and Scan adjustment numerically in the Pan & Scan panel. Click the R button to reset to default.
The pan and scan track is a global track along the entire timeline. Any pan-and-scan adjustments affect the whole clip. Use keyframes to change the adjustments along the clip. For details on using keyframes, see Work with keyframes.
The typical workflow for making pan-and-scan adjustments along a clip consists of the following steps.
You can choose from three different preview options from the Crop Preview menu: Normal (crop), Transparent, and Outline. Select the view that best serves your project.