File created by the Extended version of Adobe Photoshop, a professional graphics editing application; saves vanishing point planes that have been specified by a designer on a 2D image; can be imported into After Effects, which splices the 2D image into different images represented by the planes.
Vanishing points are used for specifying the 3D geometry of a 2D image, such as placing planes on a picture where you're looking through a tunnel or at a road off into the horizon. After importing into After Effects, you can add lighting or other effects that make the original 2D image look three-dimensional.
To import a VPE file into After Effects, choose
. To create a VPE file in Photoshop Extended, choose , draw the shape of your planes, and then select "Export for After Effects" from the Vanishing Point window.