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Anderson SawyerSmoothing motion only on x direction or y direction
by on May 24, 2015 at 10:49:47 pm


Do you know a way for smoothing motion only in horizontal or vertical direction?

I had this problem in many of my footages previously. Never found a perfect solution until now. I'm trying to smooth a dolly shot. The footage itself is very smooth. Only problem it is a bit fast and slow in several places.

Warp stabilizer in after effects doesn't give good results always. I need only some smoothing in y direction (y coordinates). But it generates some undesired smoothing in x direction as well.

Stabilize motion has a feature to apply it only in x and y direction. But I couldn't find any option to smooth the motion in single direction.

Anybody has experience in that?

Thanks for your replies.

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Cassius MarquesRe: Smoothing motion only on x direction or y direction
by on May 25, 2015 at 2:14:49 pm

Prodad's Mercalli has options to remove tilt on separate axes, I'm not sure how it would behave if you check those options with its smoothing capabilities. It's a paid plugin though, but you should check it out if you haven't already (since you have this kind of problems frequently and the plugin is quick and robust).

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