Pixelate Effects

The following XML defines the "pixelate" category of effects in Windows Movie Maker. These effects pixelate video, causing it to appear coarser and less detailed.

Following the XML are tables that specify which parameters in this XML can be changed, and which cannot.

<TransitionsAndEffects Version="2.8">
        <EffectDLL guid="TFX">
            <Effect nameID="62818" iconid="19" guid="Pixelate" comment="Pixelate" shadermodel="2">
                <Param name="Animation" value="FX" />
                <Param name="FXFile" value="Parity.fx" />
                <Param name="Technique" value="Pixelate" />
                    <PixelationSize evaluation="Linear" type="float">
                        <Point time="0.0" value="1.0"/>
                        <Point time="1.0" value="40.0"/>

Non-Customizable Parameters

Parameter Value
Animation FX
FXFile Parity.fx
Technique Pixelate

Customizable Parameters

Parameter or
Type Range/options Description
PixelationSize float 1.0 – 50.0 The number of squares of pixelation. The larger the number, the coarser the picture appears.
Point float 0.0 – 1.0 The point within the duration of the effect at which the enclosing element will have the specified value. When the time attribute is equal to 0.0, it indicates the starting point of the clip; when the time attribute is equal to 1.0, it indicates the end point of the clip.

For more information on the Point element, see Changes to the XML Schema.


Client: Windows Vista

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