Custom XP MetaCreations Transitions

This is a detailed list of the 25 XP MetaCreations transitions included in the FX Archive. To use these transitions:

  • Review the information on Rehan's MetaCreations web page concerning use of these transitions and decide whether you wish to proceed with the following steps to install these transitions
  • Download and run the file named dxtxtra.exe from the MetaCreations page on Rehan's website (that file will install the necessary DLLs from the DirectX 6 Media SDK)
  • Download and run the metacreations.exe file from the MetaCreations page on Rehan's website (that will install the majority of the transitions listed here)
  • Download and run this executable file (305 KB) to install the remaining MetaCreations transitions listed here but not included in the metacreations.exe file
  • Open Movie Maker and these transitions should now be available for use in Movie Maker

Please take special note of following warning posted on Rehan's MetaCreations web page:

WARNING: Please note that a few (less than 1%) users have reported that installing the following files have caused system wide unstability. Please note that these are completely unsupported files so install them on your own risk. At the least make sure you have System Restore active so that you can undo these changes if needed.

Click on the "Transition Name" or "Creator" column heading in the table below to alphabetically sort the list based on that column or click on the name of a creator in the table below to see a list of all the items in the FX Archive that were created by that individual.

Transition Name Creator Reference Source Demo Video Link Notes/Comments
MetaCreations Burn Film MetaCreations View Original Source View Demo Video
MetaCreations CenterCurls MetaCreations View Original Source View Demo Video
MetaCreations ColorFade MetaCreations View Original Source View Demo Video
MetaCreations Curls MetaCreations View Original Source View Demo Video
MetaCreations Curtains MetaCreations View Original Source View Demo Video
MetaCreations Fade White MetaCreations View Original Source View Demo Video
MetaCreations Fisheye (Frozen Lens) considerate_guy View Original Source View Demo Video
MetaCreations FlowMotion MetaCreations View Original Source View Demo Video
MetaCreations GlassBlock MetaCreations View Original Source View Demo Video
MetaCreations Grid MetaCreations View Original Source View Demo Video
MetaCreations Jaws MetaCreations View Original Source View Demo Video
MetaCreations Lens MetaCreations View Original Source View Demo Video
MetaCreations Lens- fisheye dlk View Original Source View Demo Video
MetaCreations Lens- hold dlk View Original Source View Demo Video
MetaCreations LightWipe MetaCreations View Original Source View Demo Video
MetaCreations Liquid MetaCreations View Original Source View Demo Video
MetaCreations PageCurl MetaCreations View Original Source View Demo Video
MetaCreations Peel ABCD MetaCreations View Original Source View Demo Video View Notes/Comments
MetaCreations Ripple MetaCreations View Original Source View Demo Video
MetaCreations RollDown MetaCreations View Original Source View Demo Video
MetaCreations Threshold MetaCreations View Original Source View Demo Video
MetaCreations Twister MetaCreations View Original Source View Demo Video
MetaCreations Vacuum MetaCreations View Original Source View Demo Video
MetaCreations Water MetaCreations View Original Source View Demo Video
MetaCreations Wormhole MetaCreations View Original Source View Demo Video