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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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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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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 ...
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Vector layer is blurry if it's in composition

So the problem is -- I moved .ai file into sub-composition and then zoomed this composition inside of the main composition. And now it's blurry. I know for the vector files I can choose "Continuously ...
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Should I export all edited clips before final composition?

If I have, for example, a 1080p project in wich I have to add some 4K videos which needs to be stabilized and noise reduced. Which is the way to go? add the clip in 4k into premiere and replace it ...
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Reshape Question

I was following a tutorial on how to morph 2 images. I have a PSD with layers that I'd like to morph into each other. I retraced layer 01 and layer 02 and copied layer02 mask into layer01. I added ...
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Looking to replicate ram preview on after effects

In After Effects, I want to have a hotkey assigned to classic preview, and a hotkey assigned to ram preview. This used to be very straight forward, since you could press ctrl+numpad 0 and get an easy ...
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Controlling animation presets programmatically

Is there a way to control whether or not an animation preset it applied to an item programmatically through After Effects? Let's say, for example, I have some sample text, that just says "hello world"...
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After Effects - EG Template: Of 2 keyframes I only want to change the 2nd in EG, help!

I'm trying to create a new Essential Graphics template in After Effects. I have an animation (at its most basic, it's a rectangle that expands from a set, small size to - hopefully! - a user defined ...
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After Effects preview with decreased image quality

I have some 3-4 year old AE projects which use bigger png textures. When I created, them they looked amazing in the preview. The quality was render quality. The images were displayed as they look like ...
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Use markers in After Effects as triggers for a particular animation

I have a library of titles and lower third animations. I am searching for a script /expression that will automate a certain animation project from my library by calling or linking it to starting and ...
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AE - Creating speed/motion lines?

https://gyazo.com/6cb8bcf6193716407790a11205bd060c Any idea how I can create this effect in illustrator on a (rectangle) shape? Are there any effect presets for it? The gif is from here.
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What is the word for left thirds?

There is lower thirds in which a title and sometimes, a subtitle appears. They usually appears at bottom left of the screen. However, I am looking for examples in which a speaker (or focus of object) ...
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Best render settings for broadcast/4k TV

I see a lot of tips for getting h264 renders onto web streaming sites in 4K but not much on TV. Should I just go with Animation/lossless for my “master”? seems crazy for a 22 minute program but HDD is ...
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Streamer Glow Effect: Star Trek New Generation - S.7 E.11

I was watching this episode and was amazed by the effect that they did to the streamers. How would they pull this off? I couldn't capture a picture of this but ill try to explain it. The streamers ...
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How to use one character for multiple actions in After Effects

Can anyone please tell me how to use one character to do multiple tasks in a composition? For example, stop a character walking and do some other action like sit or shake hands.
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How can I make pseudo 3D movements to static PNG in AE?

I know about CC Mesh Warp and I use it to move static pictures in simple cartoon scenes, but is there anything more convenient? Like for example I need this pony to slowly sway left and right while ...
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How to achieve the “magic swipe” effect in this video?

How to achieve the "magic swipe" effect in this video (at 0:16)? https://www.facebook.com/diplycrafty/videos/1867777256617888/ Is it necessary to use After Effects? Can other open source software do ...
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How do I Track and Replace sign with video?

I am stuck trying to track an object in AE. The goal is to replace the red square on the paper you see with a commentary video. This will be an overlay on a video which the commentary referes to. My ...
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Opacity depending on the layer

Is there any shortcut where I can apply a 0% opacity at the beginning of the layer and 100% opacity after 10 frames after the beginning of the layer and can do the reverse as well?
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How scale rectangle in one direction without roundness scale

Property "Size" scale rectangle in two directions, like a mirror. And "Scale" distort roundness. How scale rectangle in one direction without roundness scale without expressions?