A: Mocha AE is a bundled tracking and roto application that has been licensed to Adobe since 2008, starting with CS4. Mocha AE CC is now bundled with Adobe After Effects CC 2015. Mocha AE is not a plug-in. It is launched from with-in After Effects: Select a layer and go to: Animation > track in Mocha AE
Q: What is the difference between the new Mocha Pro 5 and the Mocha AE CC that ships with Creative Cloud?
A: There are many significant features not found in the Adobe bundled Mocha AE CC:
- Plug-in option, uses the host media engine
- Advanced Modules: Lens, Insert, Remove, 3D Solve, Stabilize
- GPU accelerated tracking
- Export data to industry standard systems
Q. Why do you sell Mocha, when it is bundled with After Effects? Why should I upgrade?
A. While Mocha AE CC is an excellent product, there are many users that want more advanced features and support for many more hosts. We now have a simplified product lineup with Mocha Pro 5 our flagship product. We highly encourage new users to start with the Adobe bundled Mocha AE CC, if you are happy and want to learn more, download a free 14 day trial of Mocha Pro.