Apply Sliding Transition Effect Between Multiple Videos Using FFMPEG Command and xfade Filter

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Sliding Transition Between Multiple Videos Using xfade Filter

Syntax/Format of Command

ffmpeg \
-i video1.mp4 \
-i video2.mp4 \
-filter_complex xfade=transition=<FADE_TYPE>:\
duration=<TRANSITION_DURATION_IN_SECONDS>:\
offset=<OFFSET_RELATIVE_TO_FIRST_STREAM_IN_SECONDS> \
outputVideo.mp4

Explanation

Here video1.mp4 is the first video and video2.mp4 is the second video

And in place of duration you can replace how much seconds you need to put of transition time

And in place of offset you need to replace the offset time in seconds

And then in place of fade_type you can replace many effects that xfade supports. They are listed are as follows

Sliding filter :-> One such filter is Sliding transition filter. The command will look something like this

slidedown Transition using FFmpeg

ffmpeg -i inputVideo1.mp4 -i inputVideo2.mp4 -filter_complex xfade=transition=slidedown:duration=5:offset=0 slidedownVideo.mp4

slideup transition command in FFMPEG

ffmpeg -i inputVideo1.mp4 -i inputVideo2.mp4 -filter_complex xfade=transition=slideup:duration=5:offset=0 slideupVideo.mp4

slideleft transition command in FFMPEG

ffmpeg -i inputVideo1.mp4 -i inputVideo2.mp4 -filter_complex xfade=transition=slideleft:duration=5:offset=0 slideleftVideo.mp4

slideright transition command in FFMPEG

ffmpeg -i inputVideo1.mp4 -i inputVideo2.mp4 -filter_complex xfade=transition=slideright:duration=5:offset=0 sliderightVideo.mp4
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