Layer & effect properties

Adjusting Layers

Layers in a composite shot can be highly customized to create unique compositions and effects.


Each Layer has several property groups containing different properties that you can adjust. Depending on the type of layer some property groups may not be available.

The following chapters describe each of the property groups.

Layer properties - generic options for blending and parenting layers.
Tracks - all 2D motion tracking data is stored here.
Masks - when you add masks they are listed here.
Effects - as you add effects from the Effects panel they are listed here.
Transform - these controls are used to move, scale and animate the layer.
Material - 3D layers have various material options which control how they react to lights.
Audio - layers containing audio include an audio group.