Sapphire Unit - Distort


Shake it up

Create powerful lens distortion effects, in-camera shake effects & chromatic aberrations. Features 20+ effects and tons of presets. Now with integrated Academy Award-winning Mocha planar tracking and masking tools!


  • Distort
    Warp the source clip to generate optical glass-like effects
  • Shake
    Shake your video on the x, y, and z axis in three different styles: twitchy, jumpy, and standard
  • WarpCornerPin
    Performs a 3D perspective warp of the source image to align the corners with the four indicated points
  • WarpPerspective
    Transforms the source clip onto a 3D plane with perspective
  • WarpChroma
    Separate your footage into multi-colored bands and warp them by different amounts
  • InfiniteZoom
    Zoom into a repeating copy of an image to create looks such as endless hallways or downward spirals
  • DistortChroma
    Generate optical glass-like effects as if an image were viewed through a textured prism
  • DistortRGB
    Separate and warp the red, green, and blue color channels of an image
  • ZBlur
    Adjust the depth of field of 3D modeled objects and scenes without having to re-render from a 3D application
  • ZDefocus
    Adjust the depth of field of 3D modeled objects with defocused lens properties

System requirements

Windows Windows 7 and later
Mac Mac OS 10.10.x and later
Media Composer Media Composer | First, Media Composer 7.x and later


Motion Effects
AVX Native

This product is tested by the Seller for support of current versions of the indicated Avid products and operating systems. For compatibility questions related to older systems, please contact the Seller.

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