How to use the Multimedia Material?

Use video/image to control transparency and emissive effects of the material, simulating the semi-transparent dynamic glow effect of transparent LED screens, transparent TVs.


It controls the map transparency. The larger the value, the more transparent it becomes.

  1. Multimedia Material has two types of Transparency options available:

  • Global Matte: Adjust the transparency to change the overall effect of the screen.

  • Luma Matte: Transparency will be determined by the brightness value of the pixels. The darker the area, the more transparent it is, and a pure black area is complete transparency.

  1. Affect Transparent ID

  • Affect Transparent ID controls whether the transparent video appears in Transparent Channel Map or not, facilitating post-processing.


Controls the emissive brightness of the video.

About the intensity parameter of Multimedia Material

Multimedia material itself is also a kind of lighting, in addition to adding video material to the scene of the TV, computer and other monitors. The video material can also be used to achieve the effect of breathing lights and changing LED lights.


Overlay specified colours on the original emissive video material.


Overlay specified colour temperatures on the original emissive video material.

Cast Shadow

Controls whether the light emitted by the video material affects the diffuse reflection of surrounding objects.

Note: Currently supports video files under 200M.


  1. How to Render Wave and Foam Animations?

Users can use the [Multimedia Material] in the D5 material templates, import the wave video file, turn on the transparency option, then you can quickly create an animated wave effect.

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