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Anime Studio™ 6: The Official Guide by Kelly L. Murdock

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Placing Tracking Points

Once a background movie is loaded, the next step is to place tracking points on the main points of those objects that you want to follow. The easiest objects to track are those that have a strong contrast to the background and that are easy to distinguish. Corners and tips of objects make good tracking points.

To place tracking points in the project, you’ll need to click the Video Tracking tool in the Layer section of the Tools palette. With the Video Tracking tool selected, you’ll be able to click the background movie at a point to track. The tracking points are identified by two circles within each other. The inner circle identifies the item to track, and the outer circle marks the area within which the item moves. ...

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