Tracker Controls


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Tracker Controls

If you want use the Motion Tracker and Stabilizer un After Effects, you need to do two things. One, get a good track point. Two, set good track options. The first thing you want to do is open up the Tracker panel. You can do that a couple of ways. You can up a Window > Tracker or you can change your workspace to one that's been created specially for motion tracking. Now you don't do your tracking in the Composition panel; you need to do it in a Layer panel. Just take the layer that you want to track and double- click it to open up its Layer panel and you see that the tracker controls now become active. You can either track motion or stabilize motion. Let's do a track.

After I click one of these buttons I get a Track Point. The inside of this is the feature region. It defines what actually want to follow up in this image. The outside square is a search region. How far and wide I look to try to find that feature that I am tracking from frame to frame. As you move the cursor...

Tracker Controls
Video duration: 5m 13s 1h 29m Intermediate

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Tracker Controls provides you with in-depth training on Video. Taught by Chris Meyer and Trish Meyer as part of the After Effects CS4: Apprentice's Guide to Key Features

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Video
Software:
After Effects
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