Sapphire Plug-ins for Autodesk: CardFlip

Wipes: CardFlip

In the S_Wipes Plugin.

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.

Inputs:

From: Starts the transition with this clip.

To: 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: AutoTransition,  Default: 0, Range: -0.5 to 1.5, Shared .
The transition ratio between the From and To inputs. A value of 0 gives only the From input and a value of 1 gives only the To input. By default this parameter will automatically animate from 0 to 1 to perform a complete wipe.

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

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

Shutter Angle: Default: 0, Range: 0 or greater.
Adjusts the shutter angle for motion blur. This controls the amount of time that the simulated shutter is open, and thus the overall amount of motion blur. A value of 0 disables motion blur. A value of 360 degrees will blur over an entire frame, which is the maximum amount of motion blur possible with a real camera. Values above 360 degrees will produce unrealistic results in which the motion of adjacent frames overlaps.

Samples: Integer,  Default: 16, Range: 2 or greater.
Controls the number of individual renders that are averaged together when applying motion blur. Increasing the number of samples will give smoother results, but will also increase render times. If too few samples are used, there can be visible aliasing or ghosting artifacts. Faster motion will require more samples to avoid artifacts.

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.

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.

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

Shadow Shift: X & Y,   Default: [0 0], Range: any.
The horizontal and vertical offset of the shadow.

Params2:

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.
See general info for: Res , On Fields , Redraw , Undo , Load Defaults , Crop , Add Noise , and Use Gamma .


See Also:

Swish3D
WarpTransform
DropShadow
Sapphire Plug-ins Introduction

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