Sapphire Plug-ins for Open Fx: WipeClock

S_WipeClock

Performs a clock wipe transition between two input clips. The Wipe Amount parameter should be animated to control the transition speed. 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.

Direction: Popup menu,  Default: Clockwise .
Selects the direction of the edge rotation.
Clockwise: wipes with an edge rotating clockwise.
CounterCW: wipes with an edge rotating counter clockwise.

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 Open: Default: 0, Range: any.
The angle in degrees at which the wipe opens at the start.

Angle Close: Default: 0, Range: any.
The angle in degrees at which the wipe closes at the finish. If Angle Open and Close are not equal, both edges will rotate. For example for a double edged clock wipe set Angle Close to 180.

Center: X & Y,   Default: [0 0], Range: any.
The location of the clock center in screen coordinates relative to the center of the frame. This parameter can be set by enabling and moving the Center Widget.

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. For the clock wipe pattern, the shift amount is limited to within the area of Edge Softness.

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

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
WipeWedge
WipeDoubleWedge
WipeFourWedges
WipeDots
WipeChecker
WipeStripes
WipeRings
WipeBlobs
WipeCells
WipeTiles
WipePixelate
WipeDiffuse
WipeBubble
WipeClouds
WipeMoire
WipePlasma
WipePointalize
WipeWeave
WipeFlux
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