Make your own transitions.

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cresby
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Pinnacle products already have SpiceRack or it can be obtained as a plug-in for $49.
Spice transitions can be found in a folder with a name like (eg) "Video SpiceRack L" .
They are greyscale jpeg files and as long as you have a complete range of grey shades and the filename follows the same syntax - capital letter and jpg extension in lower case - they work a treat.
Try a handed one and edit in Photoshop (say), save as "Fred.jpg" immediately for safety and try a horizontal flip- save again & exit.
They will come up only after a fresh entry into your NLE app.
I now have a fade in the shape of my signature - vain or what?
Editing from scratch needs some thought, in three dimensions (shade = Z), and trial and error. www.pixelan.com also give away 10 more free.
Spice can be the variety of life - Enjoy.

Mr Red

barra
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Joined: Oct 26 2000

You can also get about 100 free ones to add on from http://www.thepluginsite.com

cresby
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Since finding this wheeze I have used live frames to get the second clip (inside of building) showing through the doors & windows then having the rest of the scene (loadsa greyscale) fade-up from there.
Neat eh?
Of course a bit of whiting-out is called for in the paint package to get the best start point.

[This message has been edited by cresby (edited 27 October 2000).]

Mr Red

Videoman
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Hi

You could try here for some excellent free filter effects for photoshop and premiere
http://www.cybia.co.uk/plugins.htm

Frank
http://go.to/dvin