Transitions


Transitions are used on the Editor sequence for creating interesting and artistic changes from one shot to the next.

This chapter details each of the transitions available in HitFilm.

For information on applying transitions to your clips see Adding 2D effects and transitions.

Audio

Fade

Adjusts the volume of your audio clip at the start or end, either fading it in from silence or fading it out to silence. When applied to a cut this will perform a crossfade between the two audio clips.

Video

General

Fade to color

Fades from the video to a color of your choice.

Iris

An iris shape expands or contracts to reveal your video.

Shape - choose from a variety of iris shapes.
Rotation - rotate the iris shape.
Curvature - alter the curve shape of the iris.
Pinch - adjust the points of the shape.
Shift - warp the shape clockwise or counter-clockwise.
Direction - change the direction of the transition.

Dissolve

Additive dissolve

A dissolve that brightens the clips.

Cross dissolve

A smooth dissolve which is commonly used in video and film.

Dither dissolve

A pixellated dissolve.

Motion

Push

Animates your videos on or off the screen in a particular direction.

Slide

Animates one video over the other.

Split

Splits your video into two halves and moves them in opposite directions.

Wipe

Clock wipe

Traditional clock wipe, as if the moving hands of a clock were moving over the video.

Linear wipe

A simple directional wipe.

Radial wipe

A curved wipe like the movement of a vehicle's windshield wiper.

Zoom

Cross zoom

Zooms in on the first clip and out of the next.

Zoom

Zooms the clip in or out of the screen.