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ComfyUI Extension: ComfyUI-Video-Matting

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How to Install ComfyUI-Video-Matting

Install this extension via the ComfyUI Manager by searching for  ComfyUI-Video-Matting
  • 1. Click the Manager button in the main menu
  • 2. Select Custom Nodes Manager button
  • 3. Enter ComfyUI-Video-Matting in the search bar
After installation, click the  Restart button to restart ComfyUI. Then, manually refresh your browser to clear the cache and access the updated list of nodes.

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ComfyUI-Video-Matting Description

ComfyUI-Video-Matting integrates Robust Video Matting (RVM) into ComfyUI, providing a streamlined solution for video matting tasks. This extension focuses on efficient and minimalistic implementation, enhancing video editing workflows.

ComfyUI-Video-Matting Introduction

ComfyUI-Video-Matting is an extension designed to integrate advanced video matting capabilities into the ComfyUI platform. Video matting is a technique used to separate the foreground from the background in video frames, which is particularly useful for creating visual effects, virtual backgrounds, and more. This extension leverages the power of and to provide high-quality, real-time video matting.

Key Benefits:

  • High-Quality Matting: Achieve professional-grade video matting with minimal effort.
  • Real-Time Processing: Process videos in real-time, making it suitable for live applications.
  • User-Friendly: Designed to be easy to use, even for those without a technical background.

How ComfyUI-Video-Matting Works

ComfyUI-Video-Matting works by utilizing advanced neural networks to analyze video frames and separate the foreground from the background. Here’s a simplified breakdown of the process:

  1. Frame Analysis: The extension processes each video frame to identify the foreground and background.
  2. Temporal Guidance: Unlike traditional methods that treat each frame independently, this extension uses temporal guidance to maintain consistency across frames.
  3. Recurrent Neural Network (RNN): The core technology behind the extension is an RNN that keeps track of changes over time, ensuring smooth transitions and accurate matting. Imagine you have a video of a person walking in front of a green screen. The extension will analyze each frame, identify the person (foreground), and separate them from the green screen (background). It then uses the information from previous frames to ensure the person’s outline remains consistent and smooth throughout the video.

ComfyUI-Video-Matting Features

Robust Video Matting (RVM)

  • Real-Time Performance: Capable of processing videos at high frame rates (e.g., 4K at 76 FPS).
  • High Resolution: Supports up to 4K resolution, making it suitable for professional applications.
  • Temporal Consistency: Uses temporal guidance to ensure smooth and consistent matting across frames.


  • Background Replacement: Allows for easy replacement of the background with any image or video.
  • Customizable Settings: Adjust settings to fine-tune the matting process according to your needs.

Example Workflow

  • Predefined Workflows: The extension comes with example workflows to help you get started quickly. You can find an example workflow .

ComfyUI-Video-Matting Models

The extension supports different models, each optimized for specific use cases:


  • Use Case: General-purpose matting with a good balance between performance and quality.
  • Performance: Suitable for most applications, including real-time processing.


  • Use Case: High-quality matting where performance is less of a concern.
  • Performance: Offers slightly better quality at the cost of increased computational requirements.

Choosing the Right Model

  • For Real-Time Applications: Use MobileNetv3 for its speed and efficiency.
  • For High-Quality Output: Use ResNet50 when quality is paramount, and you have the computational resources to support it.

Troubleshooting ComfyUI-Video-Matting

Common Issues and Solutions

  1. Slow Performance:
  • Solution: Ensure you are using the MobileNetv3 model for real-time applications. Check your hardware specifications and consider upgrading if necessary.
  1. Inconsistent Matting:
  • Solution: Adjust the temporal guidance settings to improve consistency. Ensure the video input is of good quality and well-lit.
  1. Background Artifacts:
  • Solution: Fine-tune the matting settings to reduce artifacts. Experiment with different background replacement options.

Frequently Asked Questions

  • Q: Can I use this extension for live streaming?
  • A: Yes, the extension supports real-time processing, making it suitable for live streaming applications.
  • Q: What hardware do I need?
  • A: A modern GPU is recommended for optimal performance. The extension can run on an Nvidia GTX 1080 Ti or better.

Learn More about ComfyUI-Video-Matting

To further enhance your experience with ComfyUI-Video-Matting, here are some additional resources:

  • : Learn more about the underlying technology and access additional documentation.
  • : Explore the model and its capabilities.
  • : Watch a demonstration of the model’s performance.
  • : Join the community to ask questions, share your work, and get support. By leveraging these resources, you can master the use of ComfyUI-Video-Matting and create stunning video content with ease.

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