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Configure external compositing

External compositing is a legacy compositing mode which allows you to do the compositing downstream.

Learn more about the different Compositing modes


In Director

  1. Add 2 Media outputs in the routing panel

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  2. Change the Output type of the 2nd output to "Key"

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In Editor

  1. Go to Pixotope World Settings

  2. Change the Compositing Mode to "External"

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Make sure to not have separate Video Outputs set up! Using External compositing together with General > Video Outputs can bring unexpected results.

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