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SkyBox Studio


360/VR Plugin for After Effects.

Version 1.2  Mac/WIN


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Product Description

The most complete set of tools available for 360/VR Production in After Effects.

• Automatically sets up a 360 Master Comp and a linked 360 Output Comp to render from, so you can focus on content creation.

• A workflow solution of 2 scripts and 2 plugins that address different aspects of 360/VR production.

• Create content entirely within After Effects, or import stitched 360° footage to add text, logo and FX, do object removal or motion-tracking.

• Works within After Effect’s 3D space, with most Ae 3D plugins, including mettle ShapeShifter Ae, FreeForm, FreeForm Pro, Trapcode Particular and Form, Element 3D, Plexus and others.

• Awarded “Highly Commended” Badge by 3D World. Read the Review.

Q. Which SkyBox product is right for me?
A. SkyBox Plugin Comparison Chart

Coming Soon – SkyBox Studio Version 2.

Buy SkyBox Studio Version 1 NOW (as of Oct. 26, 2016) and qualify for a free upgrade!

New Module: SkyBox Project 2D

New Module: SkyBox Composer

SkyBox + SkyBox Studio Overview

Compatible with our FREE  SkyBox VR Player for Oculus Rift!

Real-world examples:

SkyBox Studio has 4 modules:

SkyBox Creator is a script module that lets you generate 360/VR from your After Effects comp. It automatically places a Camera with 6 views in your comp, to generate the output. And you can update your comp and refresh the output.
SkyBox Extractor is a script module that converts stitched 360 footage into 6 separate camera views, where you can motion-track, do object removal, add motion-graphics, vfx etc.

SkyBox Converter is a plugin that converts between Cubic Cross, Equirectangular and Spherical formats, (animations and still images). Re-orient Camera Controls with Tilt (X-Axis), Pan (Y Axis) & Roll (Z Axis) controls. Input – 2D Source

SkyBox Viewer is a plugin module that emulates what you will see in youtube 360, Oculus Rift and other formats. This is excellent for pre-flight testing of your composites and animations.

SkyBox Generates:

360/VR Format

Compatible with all the latest VR and gaming formats.

Cubic Cross, Equirectangular and Spherical Formats.

Got one format and need another? SkyBox Converter does it almost instantly.

YouTube 360 format

When uploading to youtube: Follow the instructions on this page.

Reflection/Environment Maps

For After Effects: Use a SkyBox Map (animation/still) as a Reflection/Environment Map in After Effects, and your background and reflections will perfectly synch.

For 3D Apps: Create your custom maps in After Effects with SkyBox, and Import the Maps into Maya, Cinema 4D, 3ds Max, Houdini, Modo.


360/VR Workflow Tutorial: mocha Pro 5 | Skybox Studio

Beginner Level: How to Add Text, Logo and 2D Video onto 360 Footage

Making of Michelle Obama 360 | SkyBox Studio

How to Create a Tiny Planet from 360° Footage | SkyBox Studio

Motion Tracking and Object Replacement with 360 Footage | After Effects | SkyBox Studio

How to Add HUD Graphics to 360 Footage | SkyBox Studio | SkyBox 360 Post FX

How to Add Effects to 360° Footage in After Effects with SkyBox Studio

How to Use Adobe Media Encoder and YouTube metadata tools to prep your 360 video.

How to Create a 360° Video in After Effects with SkyBox Studio and Element 3D Cityscape

How to Bring an Ae Comp into 360° | SkyBox Studio | FreeForm Pro

How to Add 2D Text to 360 Footage

How to Add 3D Text to 360 Footage

How to Remove a Camera Rig From 360 Footage

How to Create youtube 360 videos

How to Create a SkyBox Master with Trapcode Particular and Element 3D
How to Create a SkyBox from an existing comp with Trapcode Particular and Element 3D
Comment créer un SkyBox Master avec Trapcode Particular et Element 3D
Comment créer un SkyBox Master depuis une comp existante avec Trapcode Particular et Element 3D
Como crear un SkyBox Master con Trapcode Particular y Element 3D
Como crear un SkyBox Master desde una composition con Trapcode Particular y Element 3D

SkyBox Generated 360 Environment/Reflection Maps

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