Join Chris Meyer for an in-depth discussion in this video Working with CycoreFX HD, part of After Effects CS6 New Features.
Next on our exploration of features, let's talk about CycoreFX.…Their web site is cycorefx.com, and I'll click on Products.…CycoreFX is a set of 61 fun effects that come with After Effects, as you see,…version 6.5 through CS5.5. They are the ones that start with the letters CC.…Up through CS5.5, they've all been 8-bit effects.…There might have been fine a few years ago, but nowadays with film and HD work,…you really should be rendering at least 16-bits per channel, just to get good…quality and cut down on banding.…
But previously, if you wanted that, you had to upgrade to CycoreFX HD.…HD had at least 16-bit support in all effects, and quite a few of them had 32-bit…floating-point support.…There were also some effects inside the HD that were not in the normal CycoreFX bundle,…and here's a list of some of those effects, as well a list of those that have…floating-point support, those which now pick up the lights in After Effects…that didn't previously,…and also those that have motion blur built in.…
- 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
After Effects: Principles of Motion Graphicswith Ian Robinson7h 57m Intermediate
After Effects CS6 Essential Trainingwith Ian Robinson8h 41m Beginner
1. Global Performance Cache
2. Motion Graphics Features
3. Visual Effects Features
4. Effects Updates
Making upgrade decisions2m 51s
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