SkyBox Studio V2. Cinematic 360/VR Made Even Easier.
• Create and edit 360 content in After Effects.
• Import stitched 360° footage and add text, logos, graphics and FX
• Do object removal and motion-tracking.
• A workflow solution of 3 scripts and 4 plugins for 360/VR post-production.
• Awarded “Highly Commended” Badge by 3D World. Read the Review.
• 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.
Getting Started: Features Overview.
Download the SkyBox Studio V2 Manual
SkyBox Studio V2:
View-based Edit Comp for 360/VR production.
3 New Modules in SkyBox Studio V2:
View-based Edit Comp in Adobe After Effects. Now you can edit in the actual 360° view – no more guesswork.
SkyBox Project 2D:
Quickly add text, logo, and graphics onto 360 footage.
SkyBox Rotate Sphere:
Quickly rotate 360 footage on the X, Y and Z axes. Supports Stereoscopic 1:1 Over/Under and 16:9 footage.
Updated – SkyBox Converter:
Supports more formats: Fisheye (FullDome), Cube-Map Facebook 3:2, Cube-Map Pano 2VR 3:2, Cube-Map GearVR 6:1, Equirectangular 16:9. As well as Cube Map 4:3, Sphere Map, Equirectangular 2:1.
SkyBox Comparison Chart
How To Make a 360° Video from an Existing After Effects 3D Project File | SkyBox Studio V2
SkyBox Studio V2 | How to Use SkyBox Composer for View-based 360° Post-Production
SkyBox Studio 2 | 3D Camera Tracking with SkyBox Composer | Tutorial | Jonathan Winbush
SNEAK PEEK 1 | SkyBox Studio V2 | SkyBox Composer: Add 2D Elements
SNEAK PEEK 2 | SkyBox Studio V2 | SkyBox Composer: Object Removal
SNEAK PEEK 3 | SkyBox Studio V2 | SkyBox Converter: 180° / Fisheye Support
SNEAK PEEK 4 | SkyBox Studio V2 | SkyBox Converter: New 360° Output Formats
SNEAK PEEK 5 | SkyBox Studio V2: Stereo 360 Support
SkyBox Studio Version 2 has 7 modules:
New – SkyBox Project 2D
A simple way to quickly add 2D text, graphics, stills and footage onto Monoscopic and Stereoscopic 360 footage.
New – SkyBox Rotate Sphere is a plugin module that lets you quickly Pan Tilt and Roll your Stereoscopic and Monoscopic 360 footage.
Updated – SkyBox Converter:
Supports new formats: Fisheye (FullDome), Cube Map Facebook 3:2, Cube Map Pano 2VR 3:2, Cube-Map GearVR 6:1, Equirectangular 16:9, as well as the original Cube-Map 4:3, Equirectangular and Spherical.
Re-orient Camera Controls with Tilt (X-Axis), Pan (Y Axis) & Roll (Z Axis) controls. Input – 2D Source.
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 Viewer: Lets you preview the 360° view in After Effects.
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 + SkyBox Studio Version 1 Overview
Compatible with our FREE SkyBox VR Player for Oculus Rift!
Compatible with all the latest VR and gaming formats.
SkyBox Studio V1 Formats: Cubic Cross, Equirectangular and Spherical Formats.
SkyBox Studio V2 Formats: Cubic Cross, Equirectangular and Spherical Formats, Fisheye (FullDome), Cube Map Facebook 3:2, Cube Map Pano 2VR 3:2, GearVR 6:1, Equirectangular 16:9
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.
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.