Sapphire Plug-ins for Open Fx: CardFlip

S_CardFlip

Transitions between two clips by sliding or spinning the outgoing clip to reveal the incoming clip behind it. The Amount parameter should be animated to control the transition speed. Adjusting Revolutions and Shift will give different kinds of transitions.

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.

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.

Slow In: Default: 0.5, Range: 0 to 1.
If positive, causes the transition to start more gradually.

Slow Out: Default: 0.5, Range: 0 to 1.
If positive, causes the transition to end more gradually.

Revolutions: Integer,  Default: 1, Range: 0 or greater.
The number of times the clip should flip over during the transition. Set this to 1 for a simple flip, 2 or more for a spinning transition, and 0 for a slide/shuffle.

Spin Direction: Popup menu,  Default: Left .
The direction of spin.
Left: horizontal spin to the left.
Right: horizontal spin to the right.
Up: vertical spin upward.
Down: vertical spin downward.

Shift: Default: 0, Range: 0 or greater.
Slides the clips horizontally or vertically away from each other during the first half of the transition, then toward each other in the second half. Both clips end in the same position in which they started. Set to a value or 1 or greater to prevent the clips from overlapping at the mid-point of the transition.

Shift Direction: Popup menu,  Default: Left .
The direction of shifting.
Left: The outgoing clip shifts left and the incoming clip shifts right.
Right: The outgoing clip shifts right and the incoming clip shifts left.
Up: The outgoing clip shifts up and the incoming clip shifts down.
Down: The outgoing clip shifts down and the incoming clip shifts up.

Perspective Amount: Default: 1, Range: 0.25 to 4.
Controls the amount of lens telescoping while the clips are flipping over. Increase for more 3D perspective.

Shadow Color: Default rgb: [0 0 0].
The color of the drop shadow cast from the front clip onto the back clip.

Shadow Opacity: Default: 2, Range: 0 or greater.
The opacity of the shadow, use values near 0 for subtle transparent shadows, or values near 1.0 for stronger shadows.

Shadow Blur: Default: 0.088, Range: 0 or greater.
Determines the softness of the shadow.

Shadow Shift: X & Y,   Default: [0 0], Range: any.
The horizontal and vertical offset of the shadow.
See general info for Motion Blur


See Also:

Swish3D
WarpTransform
DropShadow
Sapphire Plug-ins Introduction

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