GaussianVariable MME Effect Blurs your entire scene!
A reader sent me an email asking me how to use the GaussianVariable effect. I had no idea! … so I did a quick search and found it on one of the OneDrive effects pages.
Easy to use…
It is an MME effect. It looked like it’d be easy… but, I figured that, because the reader had asked me how to use it, there must be a “trick”. So, the first thing I did was to open, translate and read the included ReadMe.txt file:
Variable blur filter for MikuMikuEffect
Original: Mai force intervention P
By manipulating the Tr (transparency) of GaussianVariable.x than MMD
This modification was blur filter to be varied the blurring range
● normal usage
• The GaussianVariable.x read in the MMD, please set to the beginning of the drawing order.
• Since the post-effects, always, please set before the drawing order than usual object.
What I learned was that the Tr transparency setting was the control of the effect.
Let’s get Blurry!
I opened an old, saved dance… and loaded GaussianVariable…
Yup… at the default Tr value of 1.0, it’s blurry, alright. … I entered a Tr value of .3… and the image cleared up, pretty much… and then I entered a value of “zero”… and the effect was effectively switched “off”; no blur at all. … I Set a Tr value of zero in Frame Zero… and I went out to frame 200 and set a value of .8 … Then I pressed PLAY and watched as the image went from crystal clear to very blurry over those 200 frames.
Easy to use… and a really nice blur!
Have fun with MikuMikuDance!
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