Sapphire Plug-ins for Autodesk: DissolvePuddle

DissolvePuddle

In the S_Dissolves Plugin.

Transitions between two input clips while warping by a circular pattern of waves. The first clip is warped away and faded out while the second clip is unwarped into place and faded in. The Dissolve Amt parameter should be animated to control the transition speed.

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.

Dissolve Amt: 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 automatically animates from 0 to 1 to perform a complete transition. The Slow In and Slow Out parameters, if positive, also adjust the dissolve amount internally for a smoother start and/or end to the transition.

Amplitude: Default: 0.2, Range: any.
Scales the amount of warping distortion.

Rel Amp2: Default: -1, Range: any.
The relative amplitude of the second input clip warping distortion. If this is positive instead of negative, the clip will be unwarped from the opposite direction.

Frequency: Default: 5, Range: 0.01 or greater.
The frequency of the puddle pattern. Increase for more and smaller elements, or decrease for fewer and larger.

Rel Height: Default: 0.75, Range: 0.01 or greater.
The relative height of the concentric wave pattern.

Rotate Puddle: Default: 0, Range: any.
Rotates the puddle pattern by this many counter-clockwise degrees after the Rel Height stretching has been applied. This has no effect when Rel Height is 1.

Inner Radius: Default: 0, Range: any.
The distance from the puddle center where the wave distortion is phased in. No waves are generated inside this radius.

Inner Softness: Default: 0.1, Range: 0.01 or greater.
The width of the region at the Inner Radius over which the wave distortion is phased in.

Outer Radius: Default: 1.5, Range: 0 or greater.
The distance from the puddle center where the wave distortion is phased out. No waves are generated outside this radius.

Outer Softness: Default: 0.4, Range: 0.01 or greater.
The width of the region at the Outer Radius over which the wave distortion is phased out.

Wrap: X & Y,  Popup menu,  Default: [ Reflect Reflect ].
Determines the method for accessing outside the borders of the source images.
No: gives black beyond the borders.
Tile: repeats a copy of the image.
Reflect: repeats a mirrored copy. Edges are often less visible with this method.

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.

Center: X & Y,   Default: [0 0], Range: any.
The location of the puddle center in screen coordinates relative to the center of the frame. This parameter can be set by enabling and moving the Center Widget. Note that moving the puddle center can also cause the puddle size to change so that the current value of Wipe Amt remains correct.

Filter: Check-box,  Default: on.
If enabled, the image is adaptively filtered when it is resampled. This gives a better quality result when parts of the image are warped smaller.

Phase Start: Default: 0, Range: any.
The phase shift of the waves.

Phase Speed: Default: 1, Range: any.
The speed of the waves. If this is positive the waves automatically travel outwards from the center at this rate.
See general info for: Res , On Fields , Redraw , Undo , Load Defaults , Crop , Add Noise , and Use Gamma .


See Also:

Dissolve
DissolveBlur
DissolveBubble
DissolveClouds
DissolveDefocus
DissolveDiffuse
DissolveDistort
DissolveEdgeRays
DissolveFilm
DissolveGlint
DissolveGlintRainbow
DissolveGlow
DissolveLensFlare
DissolveLuma
DissolvePixelate
DissolveSpeckle
DissolveStatic
DissolveTiles
DissolveVortex
DissolveWaves
DissolveLightRays
DissolveDarkRays
WarpPuddle
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