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Adobe After Effects is a digital motion graphics and compositing software package published by Adobe Systems. It is used in post-production process of film and television production.

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After Effects Radio Waves FX Initial Size

My business partner and I are working on our company's portfolio, we decided to add some animations in order to make it more fun. We are really new to After Effects but we both learn quickly and we ...
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Particles flowing around an masked area

I want Particular in After Effects to animate a flow of particles moving from left to right and bouncing into the perimeter of the mask space around the EXPO logo. Is this possible to create in ...
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Automating a large series of significantly similar clips in After Effects?

I'm not sure how to phrase the question: I'm taking on a project for remembrance day; we're doing a video for the honour roll. Someone is going to be reading the honour roll while a band plays and a ...
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How to move a layer using a slider control?

I'm trying to create a mogrt file that has the option of moving a layer using a control (instead of just moving it on the timeline). Is there a way to create a slider control for example that allows ...
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How to have a layer fit into a track mask

I have some tricky footage to replace obstruced background area, AE can't track these so I tracked it inside Mocha Pro manually with tons of keyframes, but then I only have shape data. So in AE I ...
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How can I do Camera Tracking of turnaround Camera Shot?

Hope you are doing well. I am working on a Slow Motion Video in which Camera is rotating around a person on a dolly. I want to do 3D Camera Tracking of this Shot. I have tried it Using Adobe After ...
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Multiple Audio Sources for Audio Spectrum

how can I have more than 1 audio source at the same time for the Audio Spectrum effect of After Effects? Thank you. I'm using After Effects. (I tried to upload an image, but it there is an error)
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How to make flickering white spots and moving effects in After Effect

I want to know how to make those particle-like spots and you see the transparent effects and the fast moving text? I want to know what that effect is called and how to make it. Please help me!(Please ...
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Why does my tracked solid slides off after its position is adjusted? (After Effects)

I tried to put an image on top of a phone's screen with the 3D tracker. When I track the footage and create a solid, all works fine until the solid's position is adjusted. I mean nothing goes wrong ...
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Adobe After Effects 'CCX_Start_Panel_Name' Box Upon Restart

A "CCX_Start_Panel_Name" box appears every time I start After Effects. Have reinstalled it several times and reset the settings(Ctrl + Shift + Alt on startup) to no avail. What am I missing here in ...
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Video to Lens Flare on After Effects

I am editing this after effects template. Two flares are there in the package as two separate videos. How do I use them in the video? When I add like this, it shows only the flare without background ...
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Continuously rasterize changes the position of a line

I'm editing an incredibly complex template I've bought. I want to zoom in deeply on a line in the composition. Now this line will turn into a blurry mess without 'continuously rasterize' turned on. ...
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Masks, layers, solids or multi composition to solve my problem?

I hope that you can first understand my problem ..then suggest me on how to do... I am doing 3D VR videos. in AE i put the 2 footage (Left and Right eye) cut/paste/edit/render etc is not a problem... ...
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Why does this clip go green and how do I fix it?

I have a 4k clip in after effects, in which I have used the Keylight effect. The shot looks like this (I have to blur the face for privacy reasons): Anyway, but in some frames, towards the end of the ...
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How to decrease resolution from 1920x1080 to 720?

I have After Effects CC running on Windows 10. I have this template with resolution of 1920x1080. After rendering with this resolution my video player keeps on buffering, possibly because the ...
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How to slow down a typography effect in after effects?

I'm using Adobe After Effects 2014 and I have got a royalty-free template of a typography effect. And it's really fast, I want to increase the duration of the effect(when the text is in focus in the ...
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How are “year in review” videos rendered?

After viewing a Strava.com year in review/recap video, I asked myself how they're able to generate those videos automatically. I know Facebook does it as well, and Google too, I think. These videos ...
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How is this basic 3D animation template created?

I found this "3D Character Template" which can be used in after effects: https://videohive.net/item/martin-3d-character-man-presentermanager-product-promotion/6886216?s_rank=52 How can I make these ...
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After Effects script DUIK 16 & blender animations setup in it

My idea was to call a single animation from my videohive library on every marker hit (with the same name). If I have 10 markers on layer then same single animation will appear 10 times instead of ...
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How to recreate this motion?

Recently saw this motion graphics on Instagram which reveals a Malayalam letter. I assume it is created using After Effects. How could I create something similar like this?
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Audio level goes up and down in rendered output [After Effects]

I render my AE project using Media Encoder, but when I check the output, its audio level clearly changes and go up at some parts and down on other parts! and its not consistent at all. The thing is ...
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How to expand stroke width in one direction

am trying to scale the stroke width of a shape in AE in only one direction instead of all direction equally. Please assist
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I want to find video effect

I need a video effect to show a big count of video on my youtube channel. I want to show a grid of small 64 videos (or more). The camera will start with one video in the center and will be moving ...
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Issues in After Effects with imported mp4 / mov clips

I'm importing some mp4 files that were recorded with an iPhone into After Effects, but the imports have a lot artifacts - some parts are played multiple times. Why is this the case? The clips look ...
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Adobe After effects watch folder render all composition

I am saving an After effects file in a watch folder which is being watched by Adobe media encoder using extendscript , the problem is all the compositions are rendered to a video by adobe media ...
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After effect smoke logo reveal

I just found this awesome yellow smoke reveal template. However the download link seems down and I can't find a comparable one online. Are there any similar templates that I can adjust to obtain such ...
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Animation from bottom to center, then rotate to 45°

Tell me that I'd better use. From below, a diamond should emerge and be placed in the center. then it turns by 45° and increases in size and becomes a square. I created layers in Photoshop. on one - a ...
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Exporting 3D model with After Effects in .json format

I would like to load a 3d diamond realised with this After Effects tutorial in my iOS app using the Lottie-iOS library. Unfortunately, when I export it with Bodimovin in .json format (to be loaded in ...
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Transverse Waves in After Effects

I'm trying to create a transverse wave in Adobe after effects, much like: To start off, I've got a Water World animation going, but it's obviously not the type of ...
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How do you do the vlog style cuts? Im new and dont know the name of the effect.

So, im new to video editing, im about to start vlogging. I notice on vlogs theres an effect, its like some one talking, sitting in a chair, seems like when they switch points when theyre talking, ...
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Fast blur is marked as Legacy in CC 2018. What's the best (and/or fastest) equivalent to use now?

Fast blur is marked as Legacy in CC 2018. What's the best (and/or fastest) equivalent to use now?
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Masking Radio Waves in After Effects

I created a mask around one part of a radio wave in after effects, to hide that part of the wave. However, when I lowered the opacity of the mask, that left part of the wave doesn't disappear. I've ...
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Is getting a remote job in After effects possible?

I know it's a general question and not a technical one, so I hope it's the right place to ask. I have a good knowledge of Photoshop and am thinking learn After effects. My lifestyle is that I travel ...
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Creating wave interference in After Effects

I want to create a wave interference in Adobe After Effects, such as . I've already started with a radio wave, as shown below. However, I'm not sure how to a) Make the ...
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Pasting Keyframes After Effects

*Edit: I solved it; It was simply a matter of finding the right buttons. I'm trying to copy and paste the same set of keyframes in different locations, but when I attempt to select them with my ...
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Applying identical keyframes to identical objects w/variation

I have the following animation, in which a ball goes from the flashlight to the end of the frame. However, how do I create multiple iterations of this animation, except with the ball following the ...
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Adding AO render pass in After Effects

I am compositing a modeled sea scene in AE. Here's what I have: Adding in my AO layer gives nice strong shadows as shown: However it also covers my blue sea (primarily an AE 4color background).... ...
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Separate surface on a 3D object on Element 3D

I am trying to make a 3D phone screen using Cinema4D and Element3D on After Effect. But I want every surface on my object using different texture maps (Image B). Until now my object is using a single ...
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Seamless transitions

In this GoPro HERO3 ad, they use what looks like almost seamless transitions. To me it looks too smooth to be just some hard transitions. Can anyone tell me how to mimic this effect? I use After ...
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How long does it take to write a script

I am doing a project in my summer holidays, where I want to produce 2 - 3 youtube clips where people should learn something. I need volunteers for this, writing the scripts, searching the content, ...
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How to Fix Warp Stabilizer Incorrect Rotation

I am using Warp Stabilizer on some footage and it's almost perfect but there's a random erroneous rotation in the middle. Is there a way I can fix this manually, maybe go into the keyframes or ...
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Keep old pixels from warp stablizer

I have a video of a classroom review on a whiteboard. The camera cannot fit the whole board at once and zooms in and pans around to follow the Reviewer. I want a video to show the whole board at all ...
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Extrusion via world normal pass

I want to create an extrusion effect in post production. Is it possible to do this via a world normal pass, so the pixels are moved/scaled into the according direction? I am looking for a solution in ...
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Video “blinks” for some reason

My video turns to black really quickly then comes back. It's almost as if it was blinking. All I added was a transition using opacity values on a Solid. https://gyazo.com/...
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How to move small layers in zoomes out view of After Effects/Premiere Pro?

In both Premiere Pro and After Effects, it is (very often) impossible to move shots/layers backwards or forward when they are small, such as: When I try to move these shots, the double-ended arrow is ...
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Numeric Text Field Date wrong

I am using TemplaterBot to batch encode a bunch of real estate videos. TemplaterBot is running just fine and my videos are encoding with only 1 issue. I have a comp at the beginning of my project that ...
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What is algebraic effect of transforms in Adobe After Effects Keyframe Data file?

I want to write software which peforms a pan, zoom, rotate, and resample on a 3840x2160 input video, yielding a 960x540 output video. I have an keyframe data file, exported from Adobe After Effects, ...
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How to avoid colour variations as transcoding?

When I transcode an After Effect's generated .avi to .mp4, using handbrake or ffmpeg, I get some colour variation: This is hex:99cc33 colour looks like when creating the animation on After Effects: ...
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.mov file is not playing video in After Effects

I've recorded 7 videos yesterday. All recorded on a Canon 5D Mark III. The files are playing fine from Finder and Quicktime. But when I import them to After Effects, only one of them is not playing ...
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help to animate an lower thirds that's positioned by expressions

I'm new to using expressions in after effects and I've also hardly touched Java before. However using some online tutorials and common sense, I managed to create a lower thirds title graphic ...