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Chris PerryMask react to audio
by on Nov 11, 2009 at 3:08:13 pm

Hi i'm looking to make a mask react to some audio in after effects, I'm after a similar look to the audio spectrum but with the mask filled in.

Any help would be great

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Dave LaRondeRe: Mask react to audio
by on Nov 11, 2009 at 4:09:34 pm

You could do something similar by using a solid with a mask on it, combined with AE's Convert Audio To Keyframes command. The keyframes could drive the scale of the solid, which could then be used as a track matte. You could even put a mask on the solid.

But you wouldn't have to fool with animating the scale of a mask, which can be a Right Royal Pain.

Dave LaRonde
Sr. Promotion Producer
KCRG-TV (ABC) Cedar Rapids, IA

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Chris PerryRe: Mask react to audio
by on Nov 11, 2009 at 4:15:19 pm


Thanks i realised i was being a complete idiot and all i needed to do was use the paint bucket effect to get what i wanted.

Sorry for the post.


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