Transitions, working with

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Using transitions you can create smooth progressions between scenes or bring objects nicely in and out. Transitions are setup in DISE Composer and may use fades or more spectacular effects.

Scene transitions

Transitions are overlayed, meaning the two scenes are played simultaneously together with the transition. If the transition is 5 seconds long, this means that the next scene starts 5 seconds before the previous scene ends. The out transition for one scene is the same as the next scene's in transition. To set a transition, right-click the scene and go to the Scene Properties. Here, click the Edit button to add a transition and enter the transition's length in the Timing field.

Click the TransitionButton.png button in the Scene View to have a better overview and drag the transitions to where you want them.

Object transitions

Objects do not transition into one another like scenes, instead, the transition is between not being visible and being visible. To set the transition settings for an object, click the small button TransitionButton.png in the General tab of the Object Properties. You can directly set a length for the transition.

Lightbulb.png Note: Just filling in a length will create a default uniform fade transition.

In the timeline, objects' transitions can be displayed and edited. Expand the object by clicking the small arrow to the left. You may drag the transitions' length.


Transition types

Alpha transition

Determined by an alpha channel (basically going after a black-and-white image, starting with white, through black).



Loads a previously saved transition preset.


Saves the current settings as a transition preset.


For how long the transition should take place.


The higher the value, the sharper the transition's "edges" are.

Reverse direction


Invert alpha

Instead of going from white to black in the alpha channel, goes from black to white.


Shows the mirror image of the transition.


Flip the transition upside down.


Four of the same transition in a pattern.

Alpha channel

A list of predefined alpha channel patterns.

Pageflip transition

Switches the old object/scene for the new in various ways. Some of the options are not applicable to objects since they require something to transition from and to.



Move in from the direction specified.
Dual slide
Slide out the previous scene, then slide in the new.
Wipe in from the direction specified
Fold the new in like a page in a book.


From where to start the motion of the transition.