EFX Render Elements ZDepth Tools plugins will let you make the most use of a ZDepth pass that you often render out from a 3d application. It’s a pass that stores the information about the distance from camera for each pixel – there is really a lot you can do with this data. Checkout EFX Render Elements ZDepth Tools for After Effects here.
EFX Render Elements ZDepth Tools for After Effects
The package contains 3 plugins:
- Z_Depth Compose – composite two layers based on their depth maps,
- Z_Depth Cut – select pixels based on a depth map,
- Z_Depth Shadow – project a layer onto depth map.