Using ROBUSKEY in EDIUS for great green or blue chroma key results

 

ROBUSKEY can be purchased as a plug-in for EDIUS at www.isp.co.jp

 

1. Place green or blue clip above a background video track

ROBUSKEY Step1

 

2. Drag Green or Blue ROBUSKEY keyer to green or blue clip, if green clip, use green keyer

ROBUSKEY Step2

 

3. Double click the keyer in the EDIUS info palette

ROBUSKEY Step3

 

 

4. Use the color picker to click the green in EDIUS timeline monitor and configure edge blur if desired.

ROBUSKEY Step4

 

5. Close the keyer and drag the layouter in the info palette to the lowest position, this will allow you to crop, position, size or add drop shadow to the key without any unwanted edges appearing, so no more need for a rectangle tool

ROBUSKEY Step5

 

 

ROBUSKEY Result

 

 

ADVANCED Options

6. In case you have a badly lit green or blue background, you can still get a great chroma key by using the included alpha keyer. Drag the ISP Clip Alpha to the green or blue clip

ROBUSKEY Step6

 

 

7. Double click, then using the color picker, click the green or blue on the EDIUS timeline monitor, then close

ROBUSKEY Step7

 

8. This will create an enlarged green mask, removing all unwanted badly lit green or blue

ROBUSKEY Step8

 

9. Now apply the Green or Blue keyer and click the remaining green with the color picker, then perform all steps as in Step 4

 

Note the correct stacking order in the info palette

ROBUSKEY Step9

 
 
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