Adobe After Effects now has the power of filler for Photoshop videos, as presented in today's spring update. The feature allows users to remove videos from unwanted objects and uses the Adobe Sensei machine learning platform to replace the tedious one of having to edit frame by frame.
While Photoshop fill, which takes content into account, can remove unwanted objects from still images, today's feature is impressive because it can automatically track objects in moving scenes and replace missing pixels. The feature was presented for the first time in Adobe Sneaks in 2017 with the name of Project Cloak as an experimental tool. The tool is now available to Creative Cloud subscribers. It will be useful for post-production editing, such as the elimination of boom microphones, special effects cables or people who inadvertently make their way to the final shot.
Prior to the NAB 2019 program for video professionals, Adobe also released some updates to its other video editing software, some of which also work with Adobe Sensei. Automatic Ducking for Ambience uses AI to analyze other audio clips for a seamless mix in Audition and Premiere Pro. A new Freeform Project Panel allows editors to better organize and make a storyboard of their clips in Premiere Pro, and Character Animator is improving the puppet rig. The Adobe blog here.