Sapphire Plug-ins for Open Fx: FlickerMatchMatte


Adds flicker to the Source clip using the flicker from a second Match clip, in the areas specified by a Matte. To use this effect, select a frame where you want the Source brightness unchanged, and hit the Set Match Level button. When other frames are processed, the Source brightness will be scaled by the average Match brightness within the Matte, relative to the Match Level.

In the Sapphire Time effects submenu.


Source: The clip to add flicker to.

Match: The clip to copy flicker from.

Matte: Optional. This clip specifies which Source areas to measure the flicker from. If this input is not provided, the Alpha of the Match input is used as the Matte instead. It can be inverted with the Invert Matte parameter.


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.

Match Level: Default: 0.5, Range: 0.01 or greater.
The average Match brightness in the Matte for which the Source input is unchanged.

Set Match Level: Push-button .
Pressing this button sets the Match Level parameter to the average Match clip brightness within the Matte at the current frame. It causes the output to equal the Source at this frame.

Matte Use: Popup menu,  Default: Alpha .
Determines how the Matte input channels are used to make a monochrome matte.
Luma: the luminance of the RGB channels is used.
Alpha: only the Alpha channel is used.

Invert Matte: Check-box,  Default: off.
If enabled, the black and white of the matte are inverted before use.

See Also:

Sapphire Plug-ins Introduction


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