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Sapphire Plug-ins for Open Fx: SwishPan


Transitions between two input clips by sliding one clip off the frame and the other clip on, and adding motion blur to give the appearance of a quick pan. This works best when the duration of the transition is short.

In the Sapphire Transitions effects submenu.


From: Optional. Starts the transition with this clip.

To: Optional. Ends the transition with this clip.


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.

Direction: Popup menu,  Default: Left .
Direction that the clips move during the transition.
Left: Moves right-to-left
Right: Moves left-to-right
Up: Moves upward.
Down: Moves downward.

Blur Amount: Default: 2, Range: 0 or greater.
Amount of motion blur to use. If the direction is left or right, the blur is horizontal. If the direction is up or down, the blur is vertical.

Overlap: Default: 0, Range: any.
Amount to overlap the two clips. Where the clips overlap, they will be screened together. This is useful for eliminating bad edges.

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.

See Also:

Sapphire Plug-ins Introduction


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