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Effortlessly change your video background with AI

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Sammy Wong
Effortlessly change your video background with AI

Are you ready to take your videos to the next level? With the power of generative AI, transforming the background of your footage has never been easier!

We'll explore the exciting possibilities offered by Adobe After Effects and Photoshop. Get ready to unleash your creativity and give your videos a fresh, professional look.

Step 1: Save your frame as Photoshop layers in After Effects

Start by opening your video in After Effects. Navigate to the specific frame you want to work with and save it as a Photoshop document. This will allow you to access individual layers and make precise adjustments.

Step 2: Generate a new background in Photoshop

Open the PSD file you just saved in Photoshop. Now, it's time to let your imagination run wild! Use the Lasso tool or Marquee tool to select the area where you want to generate a new background. Once you've made your selection, simply type in a description of the background you desire, and let the AI work its magic. Photoshop's generative fill feature will create a stunning new background based on your prompt.

Don't be afraid to experiment with different variations and prompts until you find the perfect background for your video. When you're satisfied with the result, save your changes.

Step 3: Import the updated PSD file into After Effects

Head back to After Effects and import the modified PSD file. After Effects will recognize the changes you made in Photoshop, and your video will now have a brand new background.

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Step 4: Fine-Tune with Masking

To ensure a seamless integration of your new background, use the Pen tool in After Effects to create a mask around the subject of your video. This will help blend the foreground and background elements perfectly.

Results

And there you have it! With just a few simple steps, you've transformed the look and feel of your video using the power of AI. The possibilities are endless, so don't be afraid to try out different backgrounds and styles to find what works best for your project.

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