Standard Transitions

The following sections contain details about the standard transitions available in menus, tracks, and slideshows.

Blur

Blurs the current picture while it fades, revealing the new picture underneath.

Parameter name
Range
Notes
Duration
1 to 10 seconds
You can enter a duration or drag the slider to set the duration.
Blur
Soft or Intense
Defines the amount of blur shown before the transition finishes.

Cube

Rotates the current picture off the screen while revealing the new picture as if on an adjacent side of a rotating cube.

Parameter name
Range
Notes
Duration
1 to 10 seconds
You can enter a duration or drag the slider to set the duration.
Direction
Right, left, up, and down
Defines the direction the cube rotates in.
Field of View
0–10
Defines the amount of perspective, with 0 being maximum and 10 being minimum.
Background
Color
Defines the color that appears in areas the pictures do not cover.

Dissolve

Dissolves between the current and new pictures.

Parameter name
Range
Notes
Duration
1 to 10 seconds
You can enter a duration or drag the slider to set the duration.

Drop

Slides in the new picture over the current one, with a bounce as it “hits” the side. Use Move In to have the slide without the bounce.

Parameter name
Range
Notes
Duration
1 to 10 seconds
You can enter a duration or drag the slider to set the duration.
Direction
Right, left, up, and down
Defines the direction the new picture moves in.

Droplet

The current picture ripples from its center and fades away, revealing the new picture.

Parameter name
Range
Notes
Duration
1 to 10 seconds
You can enter a duration or drag the slider to set the duration.
Amplitude
0–10
Defines the severity of the ripple before the transition finishes; 0 is subtle while 10 is extreme.

Fade Through Color

Dissolves from the current picture to a color, then to the new picture.

Parameter name
Range
Notes
Duration
1 to 10 seconds
You can enter a duration or drag the slider to set the duration.
Color
Color
Defines the color dissolved to.

Flip

Rotates the current picture in 3D space, revealing the new picture on its back.

Parameter name
Range
Notes
Duration
1 to 10 seconds
You can enter a duration or drag the slider to set the duration.
Direction
Right, left, up, and down
Defines the direction the current image rotates toward.
Background
Color
Defines the color that appears in areas the pictures do not cover.
Field of View
0–10
Defines the amount of perspective, with 0 being maximum and 10 being minimum.

Melt

“Melts” the current picture while it fades, revealing the new picture.

Parameter name
Range
Notes
Duration
1 to 10 seconds
You can enter a duration or drag the slider to set the duration.
Viscosity
0-10
Defines how far the picture melts before the transition finishes.

Mosaic

Divides the picture into panels that each flip independently to reveal the new picture on their back.

Parameter name
Range
Notes
Duration
1 to 10 seconds
You can enter a duration or drag the slider to set the duration.
Direction
Right, left, up, and down
Defines the direction the current image panels rotate toward.
Rows
1–16
Defines the number of rows the picture is broken into.
Columns
1–16
Defines the number of columns the picture is broken into.
Field of View
0–10
Defines the amount of perspective, with 0 being maximum and 10 being minimum.

Motion Dissolve

Current picture zooms out while it dissolves to the next picture.

Parameter name
Range
Notes
Duration
1 to 10 seconds
You can enter a duration or drag the slider to set the duration.

Move In

Slides in the new picture over the current picture. Use Drop to have the slide with a bounce as it “hits” the side.

Parameter name
Range
Notes
Duration
1 to 10 seconds
You can enter a duration or drag the slider to set the duration.
Direction
Right, left, up, and down
Defines the direction the new picture moves in.

Page Flip

Creates a page turn effect to remove the current picture, revealing the new picture underneath.

Parameter name
Range
Notes
Duration
1 to 10 seconds
You can enter a duration or drag the slider to set the duration.
Direction
Right, left, up, and down
Defines the direction the page is turned to.
Angle
0–359 degrees
Defines the amount the page flip’s fold rotates during the transition.
Field of View
0–10
Defines the tightness of the fold, with 0 being minimum and 10 being maximum.

Push

Current picture slides off as the new picture slides in.

Parameter name
Range
Notes
Duration
1 to 10 seconds
You can enter a duration or drag the slider to set the duration.
Direction
Right, left, up, and down
Defines the direction the new picture moves in.

Radial Blur

Current picture blurs and zooms out while fading to reveal the new picture.

Parameter name
Range
Notes
Duration
1 to 10 seconds
You can enter a duration or drag the slider to set the duration.
Depth
0–10
Defines the amount of blur and zoom before the transition finishes, with 0 being minimum and 10 being maximum.

Reveal

Current picture slides off, revealing the new picture sitting underneath it.

Parameter name
Range
Notes
Duration
1 to 10 seconds
You can enter a duration or drag the slider to set the duration.
Direction
Right, left, up, and down
Defines the direction the current picture moves in.

Rotate

Spins the current picture about its Z-axis while zooming out and fading to reveal the new picture underneath.

Parameter name
Range
Notes
Duration
1 to 10 seconds
You can enter a duration or drag the slider to set the duration.
Depth
0–10
Defines the amount of rotation and zoom before the transition finishes, with 0 being minimum and 10 being maximum.

Rotation Blur

Spins the current picture about its Z-axis while blurring, zooming out, and fading to reveal the new picture underneath.

Parameter name
Range
Notes
Duration
1 to 10 seconds
You can enter a duration or drag the slider to set the duration.
Angle
0–359 degrees
Controls how far the current picture rotates during the transition.

Wipe

Current picture is wiped off and the new picture wiped on using a straight edge soft wipe.

Parameter name
Range
Notes
Duration
1 to 10 seconds
You can enter a duration or drag the slider to set the duration.
Direction
Right, left, up, and down
Defines the direction the wipe moves in.
Thickness
0–10
Defines the softness of the wipe edge, with 0 being minimum and 10 being maximum.

Zoom

Current picture zooms out and fades to reveal the new picture.

Parameter name
Range
Notes
Duration
1 to 10 seconds
You can enter a duration or drag the slider to set the duration.
Depth
0–10
Defines the amount of zooming before the transition finishes, with 0 being minimum and 10 being maximum.