Spinner 360 guide
What's new in the program since 25 December 2020:
- effects were changed
- choma key
- hot folder
- possibility to copy files to any folder
- reverse makes a full loop
- test function was changed a little bit
- Some buttons positions were changed
Small video introduction:
Description of all Spinner 360 settings:
720p - at events we recommend this setting.
Save preset -Saves settings for effects and speed of selected sections or saves a full project with all customization settings, colors, effects and etc.
Load preset - Download presets with effects. Useful not to set the desired sequence every time. Also you can turn on the hot keys and use it for quick change on event.
Effects that will be mixed.
Mix every time- If you activate this button (it will be highlighted in red), then for each new video, different sequences of effects from those selected in the VFX Mixer window will be applied.
Videos from this folder will be rendered automatically with the curent settings. Works with 120 and 240 fps videos.
A list of all effects with the ability to select or remove them. If the daw is, then the effect is selected. The clear all button removes the selection from its effects. Check all - activates all effects. Ok to save and exit the menu.
Mix VXF - A button that mixes effects once. Customization
On the left - horizontal image settings (16:9), on the right 1:1.
Add png overlay - add an image with a transparent background (usually a frame or logo). For 16: 9 it is better to use 1920x1080, for 1: 1 1080x1080 or any other. Also for 1: 1 you can use the same logo as for 16: 9, but the area to the left and right of the center will be cut off.
Add MOV overlay - add video overlay in mov format. However, effects and speed changes will NOT be applied to it.
Add MOV VFX overlay - add video overlay in mov format. At the same time, effects and speed changes will be applied to it.
Add Intro - Add Intro Add Outro - Add Captions
ChromaKey background - video background for chromakey.
Add Audio - add mp3 music. Add fade to audio -add the fade out of music at the end.
Manual VFX Cuts - you can set duration of each part of video by yourself.
Cut VFX to the music -parts of the video will be cut according to your music.
Add reversed video to original - add reverse.
Intro - video transition - select the transition effect from the introduction to the main video
Outro - video transition - select the transition effect from the main video to the titles VFX
Cuts Transitions - Transition Between Effects
Test -test button for checking settings without connecting a camera and platform. Y
Color Correction Settings
On the left is the original image, on the right is the result. It is recommended to adjust after installing light at event. Our standards are not shown on the screenshot below.
720p - at events we recommend this setting.
Rotate Output video - Flip the result video. Useful when you want to make vertical videos for TikTok.
Render Compression - It is recommended to use high.
Render Quality - At events, Medium is recommended.
Auto quality - If you activate this function, you can select the size of the resulting file. In conditions of poor Internet, we use 10 MB. Normally we use 20 Mb.
Show (play) result - play the result after shooting
Hardware acceleration - settings for hardware acceleration. Standard CPUs. If after changing these parameters processing does not work for you, then return the CPU.
Setup Gopro - choose a GoPro model to see instruction how to connect your camera model.
Use hotkey - Use hotkeys. Leave this checkbox active if you want the presenter to work.
Auto connect - check the box and enter the name of the camera and its password. Note that it's case sensitive.
GoPro FPS. The number of frames per second. At events, we recommend putting 120. Gopro fov GoPro camera angle. You no longer need to go into the camera settings - just change this in the program. Platform
Auto start Record - turn it on is you want to start spinning and recording with 1 button. It's better to choose record delay 3 sec for video to be smooth.
Use hotkey - platform hotkeys. Leave this checkbox active if you want the presenter to work. Auto connect COM name, Number - automatic connection by port number or name.
Rotation speed - rotation speed. At events, about 50% is recommended.
Start / stop - start / stop rotation. Ok - save and exit the menu. Record Recording start button (stops automatically).
Start Start of rotation (stops automatically when the recording is finished). Effect selection window:
Combine the effects from column 1 with the effects from 2 columns to get fancy combinations. The right speed bar is responsible for the speed of the selected section of the video. The previous button will return you to the previous effect, and the next button will switch to the next effect. The preview button activates viewing the full version of the effect (takes time). The Ok button will save the settings and exit the menu.