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2 Great Ways to Create a Whip Pan Transition for Your Videos (Online, PR)

Last Updated: 2022. 05. 17

Whip pan transition is a speedy video transition created by panning the camera either horizontally or vertically to create a motion blur to seamlessly connect two scenes. With a whip pan transition, you can infuse speed, energy, and a vibe of traveling through space into the mundane footage.

In this tutorial, we will walk you through how to easily create a dynamic whip pan transition for your videos online and in Premiere Pro. So, let’s dive in now.

Here is what you will learn:

How to Create a Whip Pan Transition by FlexClip Online

The quickest and easiest way to create a whip pan transition in videos is to use FlexClip online video maker. It’s an easy-to-use and feature-packed in-browser video maker.

Create a whip pan transition by FlexClip online

Create a whip pan transition by FlexClip online

  • With FlexClip, you can place a ready-made video transition template between two clips and create a seamless whip pan transition in just clicks away on the intuitive timeline.
  • Besides, you can use FlexCip’s royalty-free transition sound effects like Whoosh, Swoosh, or Whip and add them to the whip pan transition to accentuate the dynamic and vibes for the transitional scenes.
  • While the tons of handy video and image tools like video speed control, trimmer, splitter, masking, etc, make it easy for you to do the rough cut for the footage.
  • Step 1
    Upload your footage to FlexClip from the PC or your mobile phone and add them to the timeline in sequence.
    Upload footage, images, and audio file to FlexClip

    Upload footage, images, and audio file to FlexClip

    Step 2
    Drag the slider inward to trim the clip or split the video for the video moments you need for the whip pan transition.
    Trim or split clips for the video moments needed

    Trim or split clips for the video moments needed.

    Step 3
    Left-click the Transition tool between two cuts > scroll down the transition panel and select the Wind animation. The wipe pan transition shall be automatically applied between two clips. You can drag the slider to adjust the duration of the whip pan transition as well.
    Select a whip pan transition between two clips

    Select a whip pan transition between two clips.

    Step 4
    To enhance the speed and emotions for the wipe pan transition, click the Music tab > type Whoosh or Whip and add the sound effects below the whip pan transition. You can add other sound effects like ambience or an appropriate BGM to highlight the swift transition.
    Add free transition sound effects and BGM to smooth out clips

    Add free transition sound effects and BGM to smooth out clips.

    Here is the resulting whip pan transition with transition sound effects from the above example:

    Create a dynamic whip pan transition with transition sound effects by FlexClip

    How to Make a Whip Pan Transition in Premiere Pro

    If you are a Premiere Pro user, you can use the Push effect to imitate the panning camera movement to merge two scenes and apply a Directional Blur effect to an adjustment layer over two clips to finalize a whip pan transition in Premiere Pro. Let’s check out the details.

    How to create a whip pan transition in Premiere Pro

    Step 1
    Add two clips in the timeline in Premiere Pro.
    Step 2
    Create the adjustment layer: Right-click in the project panel > New Item > Adjustment Layer > right-click the adjustment layer and select Speed/Duration > set the Duration to 8 frames for 24 FPS footage ( or 20 frames for 60 FPS footage) > drag the adjustment layer above the middle of two clips.
    Step 3
    Add a transition effect between two clips: Go back to the Effects panel > enter Push in the search box > drag the Push effect between the two clips > with the transition selected, go to Effects Controls > set the duration to match the adjustment layer and Alignment to Center at.
    Step 4
    Apply the directional blur effect to the adjustment layer: Head back to the Effects panel > enter Directional Blur into the search box > drag this Blur effect to the adjustment layer > in the Effect Controls, set the Direction to 90 degrees, and increase the Blur Length to 100. Done.

    Now, It's Your Move

    To create a quick whip pan transition with free transition sound effects online, FlexClip can be the best option for beginners. If you need full control of the motion blur, the versatile Premiere Pro is your best bet. If you find our tutorial helpful, don’t forget to share it with friends on Facebook, leave your feedback, and tag us. Looking forward to hearing your insights on creating video transitions.

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