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The Distortion-collection V4.0

13 distortion video effect plugins

This plugin collection consists of 7 video filters and 6 video transitions.

Float (Filter)
Creates a wobbly distortion similar to the distortion created by hot air.
Fluid Pro (Filter & Transition)
Creates a melting effect. The video melts and flows away.
Gridslide (Filter & Transition)
Cuts the source video into many rectangular sections and slides each section into a different direction.
PixelStorm Pro (Filter & Transition)
Distorts the video pixel by pixel and moves each pixel into a different direction.
StormCircle (Filter & Transition)
Creates an animated circular, rippled hole in the source video.
StormFront (Filter & Transition)
Creates an animated distorted line that cuts through the source video.
Stripes (Filter & Transition)
Creates an animated sine wave distortion.


Manual


Video Filters



Float

Creates a wobbly distortion similar to the distortion created by hot air.

Amount
Controls the overall magnitude of the distortion effect.

Shiver Horizontally
Defines the strength of a fast horizontal animation.

Shiver Vertically
Defines the strength of a fast vertical animation.

Rumble Horizontally
Defines the strength of a slow horizontal animation.

Rumble Vertically
Defines the strength of a slow vertical animation.



Fluid Pro

Creates a melting effect. The video melts and flows away.

[General settings]
Amount

Controls the overall magnitude of the melting effect.

Distortion
Defines the number of overlaid distortion maps, which are used to create the melting effect.

Movement
Defines in which direction of the video melts away.

Softness
Defines the softness of the distortion mask.

Invert map
Enable this option to invert the distortion mask.

Accelerate
Enable this option to create a smooth beginning of the animation when the Amount parameter is animated/keyframed linearly.

Variation
Change this parameter to create different looking melt effects.


[Wave settings]
Type

Select if you want to use the internally generated wave map or your own map.

Detail
Define the amount of details of the wave map.

Clip/Map
Apply your own map here. You need to set Type to Use Wave-Map to use the applied map.

Offset Clip
Defines the first used frame of the applied Clip


[Ripples]
Ripples

Defines the amount of ripples.

Wave-amplitude
Defines the amplitude of the wave map. Higher settings make the video melt away to further distances.

Ripple-speed
Defines the speed of the created animation.

Ripple-direction
Defines the direction in which the created ripples will move.


[Cut Border]
Use this section to cut unwanted black borders from the video clip.

Show used area
Show the area in the canvas that is use for the melting effect.

Stay inside area
Cut everything outside the cutting area after the melting effect is applied.

Feather
Softens the border of the cutting mask.

Top / Left / Right / Bottom
Defines how much will be cut from the clip before the melt effect is applied.



Gridslide

Cuts the source video into many rectangular sections and slides each section into a different direction.

[General settings]
Amount

Controls how far each piece slides.

Method
Select in which direction the pieces will slide.

Accelerate
Enable this option to create a smooth beginning of the animation when the Amount parameter is animated/keyframed linearly.

X / Y
Select in how many pieces the source video will be cut.

Variation
Change this parameter to change a different the randomness of the sliding effect.


[Angle]
X-Angle / Y-Angle

Define the angle for the initial horizontal and vertical cut.


[Cut Border]
Use this section to cut unwanted black borders from the video clip.

Show used area
Show the area in the canvas that is use for the melting effect.

Stay inside area
Cut everything outside the cutting area after the melting effect is applied.

Feather
Softens the border of the cutting mask.

Top / Left / Right / Bottom
Defines how much will be cut from the clip before the melt effect is applied.



PixelStorm Pro

Distorts the video pixel by pixel and moves each pixel into a different direction.

[General settings]
Amount

Controls the amount of the effect.

Type of Storm
Select one of the 7 different distortion effects. The "Clear" effects move the pixels of the source video one by one. The "Smear" effects smear the pixels along their path, creating a trail for each pixel.

Smear-Angle
Defines in which angle the pixel will leave their trail for the "Smear" effects.

Accelerate
Enable this option to create a smooth beginning of the animation when the Amount parameter is animated/keyframed linearly.

Variation
Change this parameter to change a different the randomness of the sliding effect.


[Global Angle]
Global Angle

Defines in which direction the pixel will move.


[Cut Border]
Use this section to cut unwanted black borders from the video clip.

Show used area
Show the area in the canvas that is use for the melting effect.

Stay inside area
Cut everything outside the cutting area after the melting effect is applied.

Feather
Softens the border of the cutting mask.

Top / Left / Right / Bottom
Defines how much will be cut from the clip before the melt effect is applied.



StormCircle

Creates an animated circular, rippled hole in the source video.

[General settings]
Size (%)

Controls the overall size of the rippled hole.

Width
Defines the width of the rippled edges of the circle.

Aspect Ratio
Defines the aspect ratio of the rippled circle.

Accelerate
Defines the type of acceleration when the Size (%) parameter is animated/keyframed linearly.

Invert matte
Enable to invert the mask.

Random storm
Enable to randomize the pixel-distortion effect of the border of the hole.

Gaussian border
If enabled, the border will follow a gaussian curve. Otherwise the distortion on the border will be linear.

Center
Defines the center of the circle.


[Distortion]
Type

Select the design of the border of the hole.
Off: The border is a circle.
One Wave: The border will be distorted by a generated horizontal and vertical wave.
Many Waves: The border will be distorted by a several generated horizontal and vertical waves.
Crazy: The border will be distorted by a vast amount of generated horizontal and vertical waves.

Amount
Defines the amplitude of the generated waves.

Wavelength
Defines the wavelength of the generated waves.

Speed
Defines the speed of the animation of the generated waves.

Direction
Defines the direction in which the generated waves move.


[Cut Border]
Use this section to cut unwanted black borders from the video clip.

Show used area
Show the area in the canvas that is use for the melting effect.

Stay inside area
Cut everything outside the cutting area after the melting effect is applied.

Feather
Softens the border of the cutting mask.

Top / Left / Right / Bottom
Defines how much will be cut from the clip before the melt effect is applied.



StormFront

Creates an animated distorted line that cuts through the source video.

[General settings]
Position (%)

Controls the position of the distorted line.

Width
Defines the width of the distorted line.

Random storm
Enable to randomize the pixel-distortion effect of the border of the distorted line.

Angle
Defines the angle of the distorted line.


[Cut Border]
Use this section to cut unwanted black borders from the video clip.

Show used area
Show the area in the canvas that is use for the melting effect.

Stay inside area
Cut everything outside the cutting area after the melting effect is applied.

Feather
Softens the border of the cutting mask.

Top / Left / Right / Bottom
Defines how much will be cut from the clip before the melt effect is applied.



Stripes

Creates an animated sine wave distortion.

[General settings]
Amount (%)

Controls the progress of the distortion.

Stripes X / Stripes Y
Defines the wavelength of the horizontal and vertical distortion.

Angle 1 / Angle 2
Defines the angle of the horizontal and the vertical distortion.

Accelerate
Defines the type of acceleration when the Amount (%) parameter is animated/keyframed linearly.


[Distortion]
Type

Select the design of the distortion.
Off: Create a simple sine wave distortion.
One Wave: The distortion is overlaid by one additional sine wave.
Many Waves: The distortion is overlaid by several additional sine waves.
Crazy: The distortion is overlaid by a vast amount of additional sine waves.

Amount
Defines the amplitude of the generated waves.

Wavelength
Defines the wavelength of the generated waves.

Speed
Defines the speed of the animation of the generated waves.

Direction
Defines the direction in which the generated waves move.


[Cut Border]
Use this section to cut unwanted black borders from the video clip.

Show used area
Show the area in the canvas that is use for the melting effect.

Stay inside area
Cut everything outside the cutting area after the melting effect is applied.

Feather
Softens the border of the cutting mask.

Top / Left / Right / Bottom
Defines how much will be cut from the clip before the melt effect is applied.




Video Transitions



Fluid Pro

Creates a melting effect. The video melts and flows away.

[General settings]
Distortion

Defines the number of overlaid distortion maps, which are used to create the melting effect.

Movement
Defines in which direction of the video melts away.

Softness
Defines the softness of the distortion mask.

Invert map
Enable this option to invert the distortion mask.

Accelerate
Enable this option to create a smooth beginning of the animation when the Amount parameter is animated/keyframed linearly.

Variation
Change this parameter to create different looking melt effects.

Fade in/out (%)
Defines at which point the source and destination videos fade in or out to avoid a sudden cut at the beginning and end of the transition.


[Wave settings]
Type

Select if you want to use the internally generated wave map or your own map.

Detail
Define the amount of details of the wave map.

Clip/Map
Apply your own map here. You need to set Type to Use Wave-Map to use the applied map.

Offset Clip
Defines the first used frame of the applied Clip


[Ripples]
Ripples

Defines the amount of ripples.

Wave-amplitude
Defines the amplitude of the wave map. Higher settings make the video melt away to further distances.

Ripple-speed
Defines the speed of the created animation.

Ripple-direction
Defines the direction in which the created ripples will move.


[Cut Border]
Use this section to cut unwanted black borders from the video clip.

Show used area
Show the area in the canvas that is use for the melting effect.

Feather
Softens the border of the cutting mask.

Top / Left / Right / Bottom
Defines how much will be cut from the clip before the melt effect is applied.



Gridslide

Cuts the source video into many rectangular sections and slides each section into a different direction.

[General settings]
Method

Select in which direction the pieces will slide.

Accelerate
Enable this option to create a smooth beginning of the animation when the Amount parameter is animated/keyframed linearly.

X / Y
Select in how many pieces the source video will be cut.

Variation
Change this parameter to change a different the randomness of the sliding effect.

Fade in/out (%)
Defines at which point the source and destination videos fade in or out to avoid a sudden cut at the beginning and end of the transition.


[Angle]
Accelerate Angle

Enable to start the animation of the angle with a soft animation.

X-Angle / Y-Angle
Define the angle for the horizontal and vertical cut individually for the start and the end of the transition.


[Cut Border]
Use this section to cut unwanted black borders from the video clip.

Show used area
Show the area in the canvas that is use for the melting effect.

Feather
Softens the border of the cutting mask.

Top / Left / Right / Bottom
Defines how much will be cut from the clip before the melt effect is applied.



PixelStorm Pro

Distorts the video pixel by pixel and moves each pixel into a different direction.

[General settings]
Type of Storm

Select one of the 7 different distortion effects. The "Clear" effects move the pixels of the source video one by one. The "Smear" effects smear the pixels along their path, creating a trail for each pixel.

Smear-Angle
Defines in which angle the pixel will leave their trail for the "Smear" effects.

Accelerate
Enable this option to create a smooth beginning of the animation when the Amount parameter is animated/keyframed linearly.

Variation
Change this parameter to change a different the randomness of the sliding effect.

Fade in/out (%)
Defines at which point the source and destination videos fade in or out to avoid a sudden cut at the beginning and end of the transition.


[Global Angle]
Global Angle

Defines in which direction the pixel will move individually for the start and the end of the transition.


[Cut Border]
Use this section to cut unwanted black borders from the video clip.

Show used area
Show the area in the canvas that is use for the melting effect.

Feather
Softens the border of the cutting mask.

Top / Left / Right / Bottom
Defines how much will be cut from the clip before the melt effect is applied.



StormCircle

Creates an animated circular, rippled hole in the source video.

[General settings]
Width

Defines the width of the rippled edges of the circle individually for the start and the end of the transition.

Aspect Ratio
Defines the aspect ratio of the rippled circle individually for the start and the end of the transition.

Accelerate
Defines the type of acceleration when the Size (%) parameter is animated/keyframed linearly individually for the start and the end of the transition.

Invert matte
Enable to invert the mask.

Random storm
Enable to randomize the pixel-distortion effect of the border of the hole.

Gaussian border
If enabled, the border will follow a gaussian curve. Otherwise the distortion on the border will be linear.

Fade in/out (%)
Defines at which point the source and destination videos fade in or out to avoid a sudden cut at the beginning and end of the transition.


[Distortion]
Type

Select the design of the border of the hole.
Off: The border is a circle.
One Wave: The border will be distorted by a generated horizontal and vertical wave.
Many Waves: The border will be distorted by a several generated horizontal and vertical waves.
Crazy: The border will be distorted by a vast amount of generated horizontal and vertical waves.

Amount
Defines the amplitude of the generated waves.

Wavelength
Defines the wavelength of the generated waves.

Speed
Defines the speed of the animation of the generated waves.

Direction
Defines the direction in which the generated waves move.


[Cut Border]
Use this section to cut unwanted black borders from the video clip.

Show used area
Show the area in the canvas that is use for the melting effect.

Feather
Softens the border of the cutting mask.

Top / Left / Right / Bottom
Defines how much will be cut from the clip before the melt effect is applied.



StormFront

Creates an animated distorted line that cuts through the source and destination video.

[General settings]
Width

Defines the width of the distorted line individually for the start and the end of the transition.

Angle
Defines the angle of the distorted line individually for the start and the end of the transition.

Random storm
Enable to randomize the pixel-distortion effect of the border of the distorted line.

Fade in/out (%)
Defines at which point the source and destination videos fade in or out to avoid a sudden cut at the beginning and end of the transition.


[Cut Border]
Use this section to cut unwanted black borders from the video clip.

Show used area
Show the area in the canvas that is use for the melting effect.

Feather
Softens the border of the cutting mask.

Top / Left / Right / Bottom
Defines how much will be cut from the clip before the melt effect is applied.



Stripes

Creates an animated sine wave distortion.

[General settings]
Stripes X / Stripes Y

Defines the wavelength of the horizontal and vertical distortion.

Accelerate
Defines the type of acceleration when the Amount (%) parameter is animated/keyframed linearly.

Fade in/out (%)
Defines at which point the source and destination videos fade in or out to avoid a sudden cut at the beginning and end of the transition.

Angle 1 / Angle 2
Defines the angle of the horizontal and the vertical distortion individually for the start and the end of the transition.


[Distortion]
Type

Select the design of the distortion.
Off: Create a simple sine wave distortion.
One Wave: The distortion is overlaid by one additional sine wave.
Many Waves: The distortion is overlaid by several additional sine waves.
Crazy: The distortion is overlaid by a vast amount of additional sine waves.

Amount
Defines the amplitude of the generated waves.

Wavelength
Defines the wavelength of the generated waves.

Speed
Defines the speed of the animation of the generated waves.

Direction
Defines the direction in which the generated waves move.


[Cut Border]
Use this section to cut unwanted black borders from the video clip.

Show used area
Show the area in the canvas that is use for the melting effect.

Feather
Softens the border of the cutting mask.

Top / Left / Right / Bottom
Defines how much will be cut from the clip before the melt effect is applied.
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