Sapphire Plug-ins for After Effects: FlickerMatchColor


Adds color changes to the Source clip using the color changes from a second Match clip. Similar to FlickerMatch but the process is applied to each color channel. To use this effect, first position the corners of the rectangle over an area of the Match clip which has color changes you want to copy. A middle or light gray area is best for this. Then select a frame for which you want the Source color unchanged, and hit the Set Match Level button. When you process other frames, the Source colors will be scaled by the average Match color within the rectangle, relative to the Match Color.

In the Sapphire Time effects submenu.


Source: The current layer. The clip to add color changes to.

Match: Defaults to None. The clip to copy color changes from.


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.

Rect Corner1: X & Y,   Default: [-0.583 -0.441], Range: any.
The upper left corner of the rectangle which is used to measure the flicker, in screen coordinates.

Rect Corner2: X & Y,   Default: [0.583 0.441], Range: any.
The lower right corner of the rectangle which is used to measure the flicker, in screen coordinates.

Match Color: Default rgb: [0.5 0.5 0.5].
The average Match color in the rectangle for which the Source input is unchanged.

Set Match Color: Push-button .
Pressing this button has a side effect of setting the Match Color parameter to the average Match clip color in the rectangle at the current frame. It causes the output to equal the Source at this frame. This button retains no value itself, and is turned back off immediately after being pushed.

Opacity: Popup menu,  Default: Normal .
Determines the method used for dealing with opacity/transparency.
All Opaque: Use this option to render slightly faster when the input image is fully opaque with no transparency (alpha=1).
Normal: Process opacity normally.
As Premult: Process as if the image is already in premultiplied form (colors have been scaled by opacity). This option also renders slightly faster than Normal mode, but the results will also be in premultiplied form, which is sometimes less correct.

Show Rect: Check-box, Default: on.
Turns on or off the screen user interface widget for adjusting the Rect Corner corner parameters.This parameter only appears on AE and Premiere, where on-screen widgets are supported.

See Also:

Sapphire Plug-ins Introduction


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