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Roto Brush 2: The Powerful new tool in the After Effects beta

Learn about the powerful and improved Roto Brush 2 which is currently in the current After Effects beta.

If you’re a subscriber to Adobe Creative Cloud, you have the option to download and use the beta version of several Adobe products, including After Effects. In the beta, you can check out Rotobrush 2. There is a lot of buzz about it and it looks like they’ve really done some big improvements to the tool. Consequently, it’s powered by Adobe Sensei, which is an AI engine inside many Adobe tools. Particularly, Sensei runs features like Reframe in Adobe Premiere and Photoshop’s Content-Aware Fill. It uses the new propagation engine and the results are much better than the current of Roto Brush.


Adobe Creative Cloud Betas

If you’re a Creative Cloud subscriber and want to check out the ongoing betas, just open the Creative Cloud app. On the left column menu, at the bottom of Categories, you’ll see Beta apps. Currently, you’ll see Premiere Pro, Premiere Rush, After Effects, Character Animator, Audition, and Media Encoder.

Beta type: Open for Adobe Creative Cloud subscribers

How Beta is Helping Us Build Better Products


Quick look: Roto Brush 2 beta in AE and What’s coming in Premiere 14.3 and recap of 14.2

Adobe’s Dave Helmley talking about Roto Brush 2. In addition, he talks about what else is coming into the next Adobe update.

Likewise, John Colombo of Adobe talks about the new AE beta that became available in June 2020. He explains:

This new propagation engine incorporates the technology behind Project Fast Mask from MAX 2018 to streamline rotoscoping/isolating a subject or object from a background.

Read the full article with a lot of information on the beta here:

Roto Brush 2 Tutorial

From a user standpoint, Josh Olufemii talks about the new Rotobrush 2 in the current After Effects beta.

Roto Brush 1 VS Roto Brush 2 | After Effects Comparison

Josh also shared a comparison video featuring Quinn Murphy.

Rotobrush 2 Tutorial – Adobe After Effects

Notian Sands talks about Rotobrush 2.

Does Roto Brush 2 actually work?!?!

Nick Khoo tries to break Roto Brush 2.

Have you downloaded the beta yet and have you tried Roto Brush 2?



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