Viz Artist

Version 3.9.0 | Published December 13, 2017 ©

Frame Mask

This plug-in adds a framed mask around an object (e.g. image or geometry). In the properties the aspect ratio can also be set.


Note: This plug-in is located in: Built Ins -> Shader -> Effects

This section contains information on the following topics:

Frame Mask Properties


  • Left, Right, Top and Bottom Edge: Set the tracked borders (see also Tracking).

  • Left, Right, Top and Bottom Gradient: Set the gradient from the edge of the frame to the edge of the object.

  • Aspect Ratio: Set the aspect ratio (16:9, 4:3 or Custom), if required (default is Off).

  • Custom: When Aspect Ratio is set to Custom, use to set a custom aspect ratio (e.g. 1.85:1 or 2.39:1).

  • Tracking: Instead of animating all tracked borders manually, use a Container to track the location of the actual frame mask. Drag a Container to the drop zone (1):