Sapphire Plug-ins for Open Fx: WipeChecker

S_WipeChecker

Performs a wipe transition between two input clips using a grid of growing or shrinking checkers. The Wipe Amount parameter should be animated to control the transition speed. Increase the Grad Add parameter to make the timing of the checker pattern move across the screen during the wipe. Increase the Border Width parameter to draw a border at the wipe transition edges.

In the Sapphire Transitions effects submenu.


Inputs:

From: Optional. Starts the transition with this clip.

To: Optional. Ends the transition with this clip.

Parameters:

Load Preset: Push-button .
Brings up the Preset Browser to browse all available presets for this effect.

Save Preset: Push-button .
Brings up the Preset Save dialog to save a preset for this effect.

Wipe Amount: Default: 0, Range: -0.5 to 1.5.
Determines the transition ratio between the From and To inputs, and would normally be animated from 0 to 1 to perform a complete transition. The curve controlling this parameter can be adjusted for more detailed control over the timing of the wipe.

Checkers: Popup menu,  Default: Grow .
The direction of the checkers transition.
Shrink: the squares start large and shrink inwards.
Grow: the squares start small and grow outwards.

Edge Softness: Default: 0, Range: 0 or greater.
The width of the transition edges. Larger values will cause softer, less visible edges in the wipe pattern.

Angle: Default: 45, Range: any.
The rotation of the overall checker pattern used for the wipe, in counter-clockwise degrees.

Frequency: Default: 6, Range: 0.1 or greater.
The frequency of the checker pattern. Increase for more and smaller elements, or decrease for fewer and larger.

Rel Width: Default: 1, Range: 0.1 or greater.
The relative horizontal size of the checkers. Increase for wider checkers, decrease for taller ones.

Rel Wid Pre Rot: Default: 1, Range: 0.1 or greater.
The relative size of the checkers in the direction of the current rotation angle. If the Angle parameter is zero this will have the same effect as Rel Width.

Shift: X & Y,   Default: [0 0], Range: any.
Translation of the checker pattern.

Grad Add: Default: 0, Range: -10 to 10.
If positive, a gradient will be added to the timing of the transition pattern so it moves across the screen during the wipe. This parameter can be adjusted using the Wipe Widget if enabled, but the value must be positive to make this widget visible.

Grad Angle: Default: 0, Range: any.
The direction of the wipe gradient in counter-clockwise degrees. This will have no effect unless Grad Add is positive. The Wipe Widget also allows adjusting this parameter.

Border Width: Default: 0, Range: 0 or greater.
If positive, a colored border is drawn at the wipe transition edges, using the border color, opacity, softness, and shift parameters below.

Border Color: Default rgb: [0.75 0 0].
The color of the border. This has no effect unless Border Width is positive.

Border Opacity: Default: 1, Range: 0 to 1.
The opacity of the border. Decrease to make the border transparent and allow the image under it to show through. This has no effect unless Border Width is positive.

Border Softness: Default: 0, Range: 0 or greater.
The softness of the border edges. This has no effect unless Border Width is positive.

Border Shift: Default: 0, Range: any.
Shifts the border ahead of or behind the transition edge. This has no effect unless Border Width is positive.

Border Glow: Default: 0, Range: 0 or greater.
Adds a glow along the border of the wipe. The value determines the brightness of the glow.

Glow Width: Default: 0.1, Range: 0 or greater.
The width of the glowing border.

Width Red: Default: 1, Range: 0 or greater.
Scales the red glow width. If the red, green, and blue widths are all equal, the glow will match Glow Color. Otherwise it will have a fringe of varying color.

Width Green: Default: 1.2, Range: 0 or greater.
Scales the green glow width.

Width Blue: Default: 1.4, Range: 0 or greater.
Scales the blue glow width.

Glow Color: Default rgb: [1 1 1].
The color of the glowing border.

Noise Amp: Default: 1, Range: 0 or greater.
The amount of noise to add to the glowing border.

Noise Freq: Default: 16, Range: 0.1 to 20.
The spatial frequency of the noise.

Noise Speed: Default: 2, Range: any.
The speed with which the noise changes or boils over time.

Show Wipe: Check-box, Default: on.
Turns on or off the screen user interface for adjusting the Wipe Amount parameter.

Show Shift: Check-box, Default: on.
Turns on or off the screen user interface widget for adjusting the Shift parameter, which translates the checker pattern.

Show Glow Width: Check-box, Default: off.
Turns on or off the screen user interface for adjusting the Glow Width parameter.


See Also:

WipeLine
WipeCircle
WipeRectangle
WipeStar
WipeClock
WipeWedge
WipeDoubleWedge
WipeFourWedges
WipeDots
WipeStripes
WipeRings
WipeBlobs
WipeCells
WipeTiles
WipePixelate
WipeDiffuse
WipeBubble
WipeClouds
WipeMoire
WipePlasma
WipePointalize
WipeWeave
WipeFlux
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