Free: EFX Keying-Alpha Free Plug-in for After Effects + Michele’s Favorite Keying Plug-ins

EFX Keying Alpha Free

Download a free keyer plus learn about Michele’s favorite keying and compositing plug-ins on the market to give you great results!

Free: EFX Keying-Alpha Free Plug-in for After Effects

This is a download for 3 free keying and alpha matte plugins from the full EFX Keying/Alpha Plugin Suite. EFX Keying-Alpha plug-ins were created by kaczorefx.

This download contains:

  • EFX Alpha Select – lets you select pixels based on their opacity value.
  • EFX Despill – a simple despill filter that you tell which pixels you want it to despill and which you don’t want it to touch.
  • EFX Luma Select – lets you select pixels based on their luminosity.

Download EFX Keying-Alpha Free plugin

Michele’s Favorite Keyers

Speaking of keyers, I have three favorites that you may be interested in checking out. There are tons of keyers on the market but not all of them give me everything that I want (and Jeremy and I did write the book on keying – See the image on the right!)

Red Giant Keying Suite – Includes Red Giant Primatte and Key Correct In Depth: Keying: Part 4: Red Giant Primatte Keyer and Key Correct

In this series, I’m going to give some in-depth information on three of my favorite keying tools that work with After Effects, Premiere Pro, and other tools. The first in the series covers Red Giant’s Keying Suite, which includes Primatte Keyer, Key Correct Pro, and Warp.

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Boris FX Key and BlendBoris Continuum Unit: Key and Blend

Create seamless composites. Chromakey Studio – your one-stop shop. Quick clean-up, light wraps, and mattes. Includes 20 filters & 200+ presets. Cross-host license. The new version in BCC 10 has some great improvements and it’s easy to use and gives nice clean edges.

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ZmatteDigital Film Tools zMatte

A full-featured keyer that is the result of our experience in creating hundreds of successful blue and green screen composites.

Using proprietary matte extraction techniques, zMatte quickly and simply creates mattes with minimal parameters even if you are dealing with fine hair detail, smoke, or reflections. It is easy to use, yet provides the needed tools when faced with good, bad, or ugly shots — tools such as multiple matte creations, automatic spill suppression, sophisticated matte and edge manipulation, and color correction.

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 Other Articles about Keying on AE Freemart

In Depth: Keying: Pre-Processing Greenscreen Footage for Keying
In Depth: Keying: Pre-Processing Greenscreen Footage for Keying

In Depth: Keying: Pre-Processing Greenscreen Footage for Keying

put up the second installment of my chroma keying series at Toolfarm last night. It’s about preparing your greenscreen footage for keying.  If your greenscreen footage didn’t turn out as perfectly as you had hoped, I talk about some things that you can do to fix problems and not create new ones.

Read In Depth: Keying: Pre-Processing Greenscreen Footage for Keying

More on Keying at Toolfarm

In Depth: Keying: Introduction & Frequently Asked Questions about Shooting Greenscreen