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  1. tracking with the mask tracker
  2. eliminate movement completely
  3. smooth movement
  4. removing transparent borders (the easy way)
  5. removing transparent borders (the clever way)

Final Result


In this After Effects tutorial you learn how to stabilize a clip with a shaky camera movement. For this, we first track the clip with the After Effects CC mask tracker and then use MaskTracker+ to stabilize the clip based on the track. You also learn how to fine-tune the stabilization and how to get rid of the transparent borders in different ways.

Used Stock Footage

The clip used in this tutorial is kindly provided by pond5.com.

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