Sapphire Plug-ins for Autodesk: WipeTiles

WipeTiles

In the S_Wipes Plugin.

Performs a wipe transition between two input clips using a pattern of growing or shrinking hexagons, triangles, diamonds, or stars. The Wipe Amt parameter should be animated to control the transition speed. Increase the Grad Add parameter to make the timing of the tile pattern move across the screen during the wipe. Increase the Border Width parameter to draw a border at the wipe transition edges.

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.

Wipe 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 will automatically animate from 0 to 1 to perform a complete wipe.

Angle: Default: 0, Range: any.
The rotation of the overall tiles pattern used for the wipe, in counter-clockwise degrees.

Frequency: Default: 4, Range: 0.1 or greater.
The frequency of the tiles pattern. Increase for more and smaller elements, or decrease for fewer and larger.

Rel Width: Default: 1, Range: 0.1 or greater.
The relative horizontal size of the tiles. Increase for wider tiles, decrease for taller ones.

Rel Wid Pre Rot: Default: 1, Range: 0.1 or greater.
The relative size of the tiles in the direction of the current rotation angle. If the Angle parameter is zero this will have the same effect as Rel Width.

Morph Shapes: Default: 0, Range: any.
The angle in degrees to rotate the sides of the shapes. This can be used to transform one shape into another, or generate new different tile patterns.

Tile Shapes: Popup menu,  Default: Hexagons .
The tile shapes used to generate the pattern. Note that the Morph Shapes parameter can transform the shapes away from this setting.
Hexagons: A honeycomb pattern of hexagons
Triangles: A triangle mesh
Diamonds: A pattern made of diamonds
Stars: Six-pointed stars merge to make a pattern of squares.

Edge Softness: Default: 0, Range: 0 or greater, Shared .
The width of the transition edges. Larger values will cause softer, less visible edges in the wipe pattern.

Grad Add: Default: 0, Range: any.
If positive, a gradient will be added to the timing of the transition pattern so it moves across the screen during the wipe. This parameter can be adjusted using the Wipe Widget if enabled, but the value must be positive to make this widget visible.

Grad Angle: Default: 0, Range: any.
The direction of the wipe gradient in counter-clockwise degrees. This will have no effect unless Grad Add is positive. The Wipe Widget also allows adjusting this parameter.

Shift: X & Y,   Default: [0 0], Range: any.
Translation of the tiles pattern.

Border Width: Default: 0, Range: 0 or greater, Shared .
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 0.75 0.75], Shared .
The color of the border. This has no effect unless Border Width is positive.

Border Opacity: Default: 1, Range: 0 to 1, Shared .
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, Shared .
The softness of the border edges. This has no effect unless Border Width is positive.

Border Shift: Default: 0, Range: any, Shared .
Shifts the border ahead of or behind the transition edge. This has no effect unless Border Width is positive.

Params2:

Shapes Dir: Popup menu,  Default: GROW .
The direction of change of the tile sizes.
SHRINK: the tiles start large and shrink inwards.
GROW: the tiles start small and grow outwards.

Params3:

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 Color: Default rgb: [1 1 1].
The color of the glowing border.

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.

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


See Also:

WipeLine
WipeCircle
WipeRectangle
WipeStar
WipeClock
WipeWedge
WipeDoubleWedge
WipeFourWedges
WipeDots
WipeChecker
WipeStripes
WipeRings
WipeBlobs
WipeCells
WipePixelate
WipeDiffuse
WipeBubble
WipeClouds
WipeMoire
WipePlasma
WipePointalize
WipeWeave
WipeFlux
HalfTone
TextureTiles
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