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Auto motion tracking

Posted: Mon, 22nd Dec 2008, 9:26pm

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Odd cl

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Basically I noticed out of all my softwares not one has auto tracking. Auto tracking is motion tracking except say you select the edge of the eye on the left and the edge of the eye on the right. Then say Auto track and it will make an auto track based on the coordinates where the boxes were placed. Usually the motion tracking done auto will work but there are always minor touch ups needed to be made. It is then saved to the video file as the parent and effects are able to be removed and added by attaching to the parent video so that the effect stays in the spot of the video.

I know adobe after effects has it but I would rather not pay a huge chunk of money for one feature. I figured since FXLab and VLAB have motion now that maybe it would be a nice feature because it will make the work load a whole lot easier than sitting and doing each motion track and then deciding you don't want that effect.
Posted: Mon, 22nd Dec 2008, 11:32pm

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Axeman

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Odd cl wrote:

I know adobe after effects has it but I would rather not pay a huge chunk of money for one feature. I figured since FXLab and VLAB have motion now that maybe it would be a nice feature because it will make the work load a whole lot easier than sitting and doing each motion track and then deciding you don't want that effect.
"since FXlab and Vlab have motion now" - not at all sure what you mean by that. If you mean motion tracking, then you are mistaken. There is no sort of motion tracking in any of the Lab products. I'm also unclear on the distinction you are making between motion tracking and auto tracking, since motion tracking is a fairly automatic process in software that can do it.

There is no way for motion tracking to be created as a preset though, in any form. It is a commonly requested feature, in fact, probably the most requested, in the Product Discussion forums, so perhaps one day we will see it implemented in a future version of the software, but it can't be done as a preset.