Tripod and rig removal in After Effects

Tripod and rig removal in After Effects

After Effects’ content aware fill can be used for removing tripods, rigs, and other set elements from immersive video.

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Rover removal set-up in After Effects using content aware fill process Image: Steve Cooper

Categories:Create & Build
Tags:360 VideoCompositing Post ProductionSoftware ToolsTracking
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Read Time: 5 Minutes

Updated 12/12/2022


In 2019, Adobe's After Effects added support for content aware fill in immersive 360 video. The process is straightforward to put into use, and the results in many cases will be satisfactory, without requiring additional remove tools or plug-ins. The video below shows the process in a step by step tutorial.