Join Chris Meyer for an in-depth discussion in this video Considering quality versus speed, part of After Effects CS6 New Features.
Let's talk about quality and reflection.…So if you look closely, you will see that this surface is pretty noisy.…You particularly notice that when we put the Transparency down to zero and started…blurring out our reflection.…That's where we really saw a lot of noise in our ray-traced reflections.…If you want to get rid of that, you need to go into your Compositions Settings.…The shortcut is just to go ahead and click on this Renderer button up here; that…will take you straight to the Advanced tab.…
Underneath the Options button, there is a pop-up for different…anti-aliasing filters.…You can see where this edge is little crunchy right here--…if you are having trouble with jaggy edges, you might want to try different…anti-aliasing--but also Ray-tracing Quality.…The more raise you have, the better the quality, but also the longer the render times.…A Ray-tracing Quality of 3 is basically a box of three across and three down, or…9 rays inside that box.…And as you see, that's fairly noisy.…
I can increase that to a higher number, like 8 or 9, click OK, and it will take a…
- Understanding the global performance cache
- Using ray-traced rendering with beveling and extrusion
- Working with 3D Camera Tracker
- Performing rolling shutter repairs
- Adding variable mask feathering
- Working with CycoreFX HD plug-in
- Touring Imagineer Systems mocha AE and Adobe SpeedGrade
- Round-tripping between After Effects and MAXON CINEMA 4D
Skill Level Appropriate for all
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1. Global Performance Cache
2. Motion Graphics Features
3. Visual Effects Features
4. Effects Updates
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