SkyBox Studio 360/VR Production Tools for After Effects Now Available!

SkyBox Studio 360/VR Production Tools for After Effects Now Available!

Introducing SkyBox Studio, the most complete set of tools available for 360/VR Production in After Effects. We have added 2 more modules to SkyBox, which make it easy to import your stitched 360 footage and work/preview in After Effects. SkyBox Extractor is a new module that will “Extract” a flattened cubic cross format from your stitched 360 footage so you can easliy add text, logo, do compositing, motion tracking and object removal. SkyBox Viewer is a new module that lets you preview your work in After Effects.

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

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 Converter is a plugin module 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 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 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 Studio Overview

SkyBox Extractor: Takes stitched 360 footage > adds a Master SkyBox Camera as well as 6 more camera views that are parented to the Master Camera. Generates 6 “Faces”… Front, Right, Back, Top, Left & Bottom, exactly positioned to form the cube you see above.

SkyBox Studio: Great for Rig removal.

SkyBox Viewer. Preview your 360 output.

SkyBox Convertor > Re-Orient Camera. Tilt, Pan, Roll in 360.

Convertor > Input 2D Source. An easy way to add a logo or watermark to 360 footage.

Mettle Skybox Suite has joined Adobe.

Mettle Skybox Suite of plugins will be exclusively available as part of your Creative Cloud membership through deep, native integration with Premiere Pro CC and After Effects CC. Adobe Creative Cloud will offer an end to end experience for crafting rich and compelling VR/360 experiences.  

 Learn more – Adobe and Mettle VR: 360 degrees better

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