3Play’s powerful effects engine provides high end transitions (including powerful Animation Store effects, with embedded overlays and sound) in several ways to suit varied requirements.
You can even create your own custom Animation Store transitions using the included Animation Store Creator add-on application. These capabilities are so powerful that an entire chapter is devoted to them (see Chapter 14). For now, we’ll just mention that the Control Surface’s Take and Auto buttons work just like their familiar namesakes on a typical video switcher, permitting a ‘direct to display’ program/preview workflow in which Channel B supplies program output, with Channel A serving as the preview bus.
Let’s consider 3Play’s Source Delegates next.