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Picture in Picture

By Douglas Weber June 14, 2003

Rating = 33 votes

Included in this zipped folder is a sample AE 5.5 project and a favorite effect file PiPtransform.ffx. This effect easily allows you to create a Picture in Picture based upon the number of layers in the composition. Two expressions are used and applied to the Transform effect, one for scale and the other for position. These expressions count the number of layers present and calculate the appropriate scale of each layer along with its respective position. These expressions assume the layers (either still images, video or a combination) have been sized to the same dimensions as your comp.

Download and unzip. The PiPtransform.ffx effect can be placed in any folder. If you have a


License: Freeware
Language: English
Cost: Free
Platform: Win
File format: ZIP | 6.3 KB

Additional extension information

Author: Douglas Weber
Author website: Not available
Date published: June 14, 2003
Approval: None
Compatible product(s): After Effects 5.0


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gpguinea 03-Apr-10 Rating = 1

How do you use this? And what do you mean "If you have a"?? Once you got it in the right palce? how would you find it in after effects??

Todd_Kopriva 05-Aug-07 Rating = 4


alfonso olmedo 28-Jun-07 Rating = 5

thanks really useful!

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