Final Cut: My free ‘Ripple’ transition plugin

Using a similar method as I used to turn the ‘Pond Ripple’ filter into a transition, I’ve come up with a transition that does the same with the ‘Ripple’ filter.

One clip rippling into another

I’ve also added some extra controls so that the amplitude, wave length and speed of the incoming ripples can be different from those of the outgoing clip:
Controls for Alex4D Ripple transition

Here is a clip showing how the transition works and showing that small parameter changes produce big differences in the result:

Download Alex 4D Ripple transition
To use this plugin, download the ZIP document, copy the ‘Alex4D Ripple transition v1.fcfcc’ file to

Your Startup HD/Library/Application Support/Final Cut Pro System Support/Plugins

(Your Startup HD/Users/your name/Library/Application Support/Final Cut Express Support/Plugins for Final Cut Express users)

‘Alex4D Ripple’ will appear in the ‘Dissolve’ video transition category.

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  1. Vitor Teodoro (Brazil) said:

    Thanks guy! I’m needing more transition plugins, but I don’t find in all the web…

  2. RR said:

    thank you! this works perfectly

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