Adobe After Effects is a digital motion graphics, visual effects and compositing software package published by Adobe Systems, used in the post-production process of filmmaking and television production.

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Importing InDesign layers into After Effects

I'm building a webpage layout in Indesign, and my client wants me to make an animated demo of it. I can do this in After Effects, but I don't want to recreate the entire site in AE. Is there a way I ...
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Can not render After Effects CC project as mp4 / h.264 any more? [migrated]

I've made a 2 minute video on After Effects CC. There is no option to save using depreciated formats. Other answers suggest going to: Edit -> Preferences -> output -> enable Show Deprecated ...
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can I remove 12.0 from After Effects CC? (It takes 8GB!) [migrated]

C:\Users\user\AppData\Local\Temp\Adobe\After Effects> has two directories. 12.0 and 12.1 12.0 takes 8GB 12.1 takes 4GB Can I remove 12.0? How about 12.1 also? Each one has this big ...
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Import curves files from Illustrator to After Effects?

How can I import .ai vector files to After Effects without changing the quality? This is for a logo project.
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A way to automate or speed up transforms on multiple layers in After Effects?

I am trying to create something i like to call pseudo rotation in space. Given multiple objects created in illustrator, each representing the same thing (e.g. a triangle) of different sizes arranged ...
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Making a waterfall effect with particle world [duplicate]

How do I make a waterfall effect like this one ( http://cgi.tutsplus.com/tutorials/create-a-rushing-waterfall-using-particular--ae-28751 )but with particle world?
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Waterfall effect

What could I use besides trapcode particular in ae to get a waterfall effect? I saw a tutorial on ae tuts { http://cgi.tutsplus.com/tutorials/create-a-rushing-waterfall-using-particular--ae-28751 } ...
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Do I need to stay in Title & Action Safe areas for Youtube

I'm creating a short promo video for a mobile app using After Effects. It's going to be used only on YouTube. I'm trying to show the actual layout of the app, but the menus are all along the left and ...
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how to motion track in after effects [migrated]

How to motion track and put a 3d model on a video so it looks like it belongs there. I have a 3d sequence wolf that I am importing through element and once I get it into ae, how do I track the video ...
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Can After Effects be used for website prototyping?

I know one designer that is a motion graphics guy first, then a UI designer. Recently, produced a website design entirely in After Effects and got my thinking whether that approach can be a viable ...
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Why isn't the black in a video made with After Effects a true black when it's viewed on Windows 7?

For some reason my video is coming out a lighter black than web #000 black. I'm using After Effects & Web - H.264 profile. Left: Web | Right: Video The photo doesn't do it justice.. it's very ...
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How to move the background in After Effects?

I have just started learning Adobe After Effects, and I couldn't find how to do this : I have a character which looks like walking on a black background. So I want to move the background (or the ...
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Creating a mask for a blur effect from a PS layer in After Effects

I importet a PS composition to Adobe After Effects and have trouble achiving to following effect. I have a rendered Text Layer that I want to use to mask a gaussian blur effect. The final effect ...
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Weight of an simple AE animation

I was just wondering, i have never used After Effects and I have no idea how big the animations actually are in terms of KB/MB size. I want to create a simple typographic animation, with music ...
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Applying Mask to the Effects in After Effects

As we see on the screenshot above, After Effects CC 2014 by default only applies the mask to the original layer, instead of final blurred image, resulting at a fuzz edge phenomenon when rending ...
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When making a Gradient Ramp can the Start/Stop be relative to the object?

When making a Gradient Ramp in After Effects is there a convenient way for it to be tied to the object its applied to. I'm sure with Expressions I could somehow Pickwhip it together and adjust the ...
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AE: Particle Emitter Sourcing Multiple Sprites/Layers (Particular)

Looked it up on The Cow, but the answer was very vague so I'm probably not doing it right: I have about 200 icons I want to randomly disperse amongst the comp and have move organically. How can I ...
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Exporting each frame from After Effects as a separate Photoshop file

The Adobe After Effects CC feature Composition -> Save Frame As -> Photoshop Layers does exactly what I want. However, it is very time consuming to do this for each frame (I am animating a game ...
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How to Select the Colour Picker of Shapes in After Effects, RELIABLY?

There's a colour picker tool next to the Fill and Outline (and glows and many other layer style features etc) in the Timeline of After Effects. However I've never found a reliable way to Select and ...
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How can I apply a color to many paths at the same time in Adobe Illustrator, after importing them from Photoshop?

The zipped PSD file that automatically downloads when you click this link (350 Perfect Icons -- brankic1979) consists of a high number of beautiful icon elements that were originally masked in ...
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after effects workflow for popup roulette numbers

I'm using After Effects to create png sequences for roulette's winning numbers. First I create a sample animation with effects and transforms (8 frames). Next I create timeline with colored numbers ...
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Circular ProgressBar Animation

I want to create a simple circular progress animation with either Adobe After Effect or Adobe Flash or any other software that you may suggest. Something like this: Assuming that the graphic assets ...
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Keeping a common center point on vector objects

I have three vector circles drawn in illustrator. I want to clip off sections creating gaps in each and animate them together but at different speeds rotating on the Z. The problem is when sections ...
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Adobe After Effects Render Disorted / Preview

My render is distorted for some reason. The preview looks good trough. Using trapcode, filters etc. but separated into compositions. The entire render looks like this... Some hints ?
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How to change patterns in a clip with an alpha matte version

I'm a beginner in this field and I have to buy this clip from shutter-stock. This clip comes with some pre-rendered patterns and has an alpha-matte version. My question: I want to use different ...