VFX Techniques: Import Track Data from Mocha After Effects


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Importing track data from mocha

We spent some time making sure that our X-Spline follows the shape, the four dots, as best we can, and also adjusted the planar surface. We're now ready to export the tracking data and get that into After Effects. There's an Export Tracking Data button right here in the Track Tab. I want to make sure I have the correct surface visible, in this case, I'm working on the cheek layer, so we're good to go there. Export Tracking Data, I'll click that. This window comes up, and there are several ways to export the data. What Mocha does is it exports text data that explains where those four corners are over time, and also information for transforms like Scale.

We just want the After Effects Corner Pin, which is a .text file. Now you do have the option to save it to text file and we'll do that later on, but we take a shortcut by copying to clipboard. That will copy all the data of that layer to the clipboard. So I'm going to copy the clipboard, click, closes that window...

Importing track data from mocha
Video duration: 3m 30s 2h 42m Intermediate

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Importing track data from mocha provides you with in-depth training on Video. Taught by Lee Lanier as part of the VFX Techniques: Tracking Objects onto a Face

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