Adobe Photoshop opened up a whole new world of possibilities for photographers and artists looking to seamlessly edit and modify their images, and then Adobe further expanded their digital arsenal by adding After Effects to their suite.
Everyone takes pictures and shoots digital video with their smartphones these days so more people than ever are realizing the power of Adobe software, and they're about to increase their power tenfold with the release of Adobe Cloak.
Here's how Adobe Cloak works:
It’s basically Photoshop’s Content-Aware Fill for video — you can easily remove unwanted things from video, as you can see in the 6-minute demo above.
“[Cloak] enables removing unwanted things from a video by imagining what would appear if these unwanted things were removed,” Adobe says.
After creating a mask that selects the object/area in your video you’d like to remove, the system will intelligently fill in that area in each frame.
Cloak can remove people entirely from a panning shot, or you can even narrow things down and only remove a small portion of the scene, like the chest strap from a guy’s backpack…