Digital Juice Releases First Volume in New Animated Wipes & Transitions Library
New product line features premium network-quality animations with matching sound effects
By PVC News Staff | August 16, 2012
Digital Juice®, the highly acclaimed developer of digital content for video and motion graphics designers, announced today the release of Animated Wipes & Transitions, Collection 01: Striking Changes on DVD or for instant download. Wipes are transition elements that travel from one side of a video frame to the other and are ideal for cleansing the visual pallet and refocusing attention on the next clip, section or idea. Each animated wipe in this all new collection comes with a matching sound effect, making it easy to add energy to your logos and IDs through both sight and sound. These wipes make it simple to create smooth dynamic transitions between graphic slates and segments, and provide an ideal way to cover jump cuts in interviews and testimonials - or to flag changes in location, topic or subject.
Over half of these 102 network quality wipes are single-alpha and full-screen. The alpha channel allows video to show through every part of the screen that's not the animation itself, blocking the screen entirely with the graphic at the selected point. Digital Juice calls this the Switch Frame. To apply the wipe, you position this frame over a cut to mask the edit. When you play the sequence, you get a seamless transition. However, Digital Juice also includes over 50 double alpha wipes in this collection. These unique animations come in two pieces: an animated transitional matte and a coordinated animated overlay. An editor would start by applying the transitional matte to two video clips, assigning the lead clip to the black portion and the trailing clip to the white. They would then add the matching animated overlay to finish the piece off. "The effect is a slick transitional composite that doesn't require a full-screen switch frame," says David Hebel, CEO of Digital Juice.
Some of the creative looks in the new Animated Wipes & Transitions Collection 01: Striking Changes include a high-speed camera shutter, an electromagnetic pulse, a cotton candy-colored cloud swirl and a speeding car that moves by to reveal a bicycle rider - to name just a few of the many beautiful animations in the volume. "These 102 network quality wipes can be used in anything from show opens and promo videos to network logo spots and corporate presentations to give them a kick and add unique style to your productions," says Hebel.
- Ready-to-use Quicktime files in HD & SD formats work with all non-linear editing tools making them easy to drag-and-drop into any video or animation software
- More than 100 Animated Wipes and Transitions gives you the variety you need to handle any type of photo, video or motion design production that comes along
- More than 40 Full screen wipes that cover up the entire screen at the point where the transition takes place - great for highlighting a shift in the focus of your production
- More than 50 Double Alpha Wipes where each includes an animated transitional matte and a coordinated animated overlay for creating a slick, transitional composite that doesn't require a full screen switch frame.
- Matching Sound FX that perfectly complement the wipe and brings energy to your transitions
- Available as an instant download if you need it now or on DVD so you have a ready hard copy of the collection
- 3 DVD (18 GB)
- 102 Wipes & Transitions
- 59 Double Alpha Wipes, 43 Full Screen Animated Wipes
- 102 Matching sound effects
- 1 Sound effect per wipe
- 1.5 seconds average length
- QuickTime® format
- Works with latest Juicer
Browse, Search & Select
Digital Juice® provides a free Windows® and Mac® utility, Juicerâ¢ 3, that makes it easy to browse, search, and select from any of the Animated Wipes & Transitions collections. Just click the product thumbnails in the Juicer to preview a Wipe with or without its matching sound effect. Then export the Wipe in whatever format needed to suit the editing application being used. The animations are provided at 60 FPS for super smooth interlaced and progressive playback in Quicktime® MOV format.
Pricing & Availability
The new Animated Wipes & Transitions Collection 01: Striking Changes can be ordered through Digital Juice's online store (www.digitaljuice.com) as an instant download or on DVD. Animated Wipes & Transitions Collection 01: Striking Changes retails for $99.95 but can often be purchased in special promotions for as much as 50% off. Check the website for details on bundle pricing and specials. The company's free Juicerâ¢ 3 software can be found at www.digitaljuice.com/juicer/.
About Digital Juice®
Digital Juice® is the world leader in royalty-free broadcast animation content for video and multimedia professionals. Digital Juice® products are in use in nearly every major studio, broadcast, and cable station including NBC, CBS, ABC, CNN, HBO, CNBC, Fox News, and countless high profile television shows such as American Idol and the Grammy Awards. The company provides royalty-free animations, music, stock footage, print graphics and production gear to a wide variety of video, print, presentation and web professionals and enthusiasts. The company is known for its extremely high quality and innovative content as well as for its aggressive and affordable pricing.
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