New Feature: Animation Across Transitions?

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I discovered Camtasia (to my delight) last year. I was using Final Cut X, but found that it was way more software than I needed for what I was doing (producing podcasts). It's so easy to use, with a lot of versatility to stretch and change and animate and transition.

Which brings me to the topic: animating across transitions. 

When a shot transitions into another shot, say, by pixelating, it would allow for greater sense of creative expression. For example, spinning on an axis, zooming a shot while pixelating into the next, which returns to normal size for the viewer. 
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Rick Stone

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Hi there

One way you might be able to achieve this would be to select the bit where you are transitioning, render that out as a small video clip, then add it to your Media Bin and animate it as you want.

Cheers... Rick :)
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You can add manual animations to you clips. Than add a transition over the top of the animations.
In the example, I've rotated both clips and zoomed in and out. As you mentioned.

Heres the animation without a transition.

Transitions don't all mesh seamlessly.Here's  pixelate.

And Cube Rotate.

Ideally, Camtasia needs more transitions.And the transitions need properties you can adjust.

The gif's are 15 fps so there a little jerky and not a true representative of the actual look. 30fps gif's get rejected by this website, so I don't create them.


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This is exactly what I mean. Thanks, Joe!