360/VR Production Tools for After Effects.
• Create 360 degree video in Ae.
• A script/plugin solution with 2 modules: SkyBox Creator + SkyBox Converter.
• Works with After Effect’s 3D space with most 3D plugins.
*including mettle ShapeShifter Ae, FreeForm, FreeForm Pro, Trapcode Particular and Form, Element 3D, Plexus, and Zaxwerks.
SkyBox + SkyBox Studio Overview
SkyBox has 2 modules:
SkyBox Creator is a script 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.
*New for Version 2.0:
• 3D Null Camera Controller
• Edge Blending
SkyBox Converter is a plugin that quickly converts your comp from Cubic Cross – Equirectangular – Spherical – FullDome formats.
Add “Post” effects with Re-Orient Camera. Tilt, Pan and Roll.
How to create youtube 360 videos with SkyBox. Hosted by Mikey Borup.
Create a New SkyBox Master using Trapcode Particular and Element 3D.
360 degree Format
ie. youtube360 and facebook360. Compatible with all the latest VR and gaming formats.
When uploading to youtube: Follow the instructions on this page.
Cubic Cross, Equirectangular and Spherical Formats.
Got one format and need another? SkyBox Converter does it almost instantly.
After Effects: Use a SkyBox Map (animation/still) as a Reflection/Environment Map in After Effects, and your background and reflections will perfectly synch.
3D Apps: Create your custom maps in After Effects with SkyBox, and Import the Maps into Maya, Cinema 4D, 3ds Max, Houdini, Modo.