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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 are these type of animations done?

The best way to describe it is, off screen animations? Im not sure what its called but i need to learn this animation style!
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What is Pan tool for in AE?

As I see it, Pan in AE simply moves the object (like the Selection Tool). By the way, the Pan Under Cursor Tool and the Pan Camera POI Tool work exactly the same. What does Pan actually do in AE (the ...
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What does Dolly do in AE?

Looks like Dolly works like Scale, just increase the size of the object. So, what really does Dolly?
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What's the difference between different kinds of Orbits in AE?

There are 3 kinds of Orbits as I see (Orbit Around Cursor Tool, Orbit Around Scene Tool, and Orbit Around Camera POI), but visually they all work the same. I see no difference between these three ...
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How do I make a numbered list in adobe after effects?

I need to make an animation with a numbered list. So that the squares with the text "Task 1, task 2 ..." move to the left and the first one disappears from the left, and then the next ...
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Why can't I see set menu for switching between orientation and rotation in AE?

In the tutorial video, I saw that there's a Set menu for switching between Orientation and Rotation in AE. Here's a screen. But I don't have it. There is just rotation and no way to turn on ...
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What is this video dithering effect called + how can i achieve this?

I'm going to make a vlog using this effect since I was looking for a LQ, Nokia-ish footage! What is this effect called and can it be achieved via After Effects? Thank you!
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How to keyframe a slider control in After Effects

Lets say i want to animate a number using a slider control and I want the number to be "1" on the first keyframe and on frame number 20 i want it to be "2". Now if I place a ...
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AFX: 3D extruded shape layer – add texture or opacity to front?

I have a shape layer, render changed to “cinema 4d”, extrude the layer in 3d space. I can add solid colors to “front, back, side” etc. How can I either add a texture to the front (glass or something), ...
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How to remove text from video

I tried many techniques and ai tools to remove text from my video but I still can't get desired results so can anyone help me *Text is at centre so can't crop it
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How can I create a video file from 35mm film shot with a motion picture camera?

I use a 35mm motion film camera to shoot some scenes of my productions. The area of the images shot by the camera, when scanned at around 4k, is roughly 3648 x 2862. It can also be 2214 x 1712 but I ...
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How to achieve this raising text with shadow in AE?

I've been sent this video (image attached) by a client and I'm trying to recreate it so I can add some extra wording to the animation. The text raises word by word, with the 3d shadow extending up ...
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How are hybrid keyframes created in After Effects?

As I understand, there are 2 types of keyframes in AE: basic (Linear, Bezier, Continuous Bezier, Auto Bezier, Hold) and hybrid ones. Here is a picture from the site I read: It’s clear for me about ...
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How to activate the Speed Graph of the Graph Editor of Adobe Aftereffects 2022?

How to activate the Speed Graph of the Graph Editor of Adobe Aftereffects 2022? In the tutorial that I'm watching now, when he pressed his Graph editor, the result looked like the one that is ...
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Adding the index expression to a rotation property and making that change over multiple keyframes?

I would like to reduce the value looping rotation of the leaves on this foliage design further towards the base of the design. I could do this manually by setting two keyframes and setting the ...
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Shape Layer won't Align to composition

I have a stroke in my composition, and the anchor point of the stroke is set to the middle of the stroke. I'm trying to use the Align Panel functions to bring the stroke to the middle of the ...
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After Effects CC and Premiere CC Live Text after CC 2018

I'm still using the 2018 version of Premiere and AE, I do know that they introduced the mogrt and other features to fast place block of graphics developed in ae and to be changed in premiere. Now the ...
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How to move foreground objects forward and the background backward in the picture?

How to move foreground objects forward and the background backward in one picture? I would like to recreate something similar like this in gif video. I use Adobe Aftereffects 2022. I do notice that ...
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Cinema 4d lite to After Effects pulling through white

Can someone please help. I am new to Cinema 4d Lite and After Effects, when I am looking to colour tint in After effects its pulling the artwork through all white so I can't change the colour and ...
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Removing myself from mirror

I'm going to shoot a real estate type of video of a local fashion/beauty salon (well, not a typical real estate video, I just need to showcase the studio which only has 2-3 rooms, that's it). The ...
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Change Colours of Composition

So, I downloaded an after effects file with animated boxes, lets suppose for example there are three boxes , all 3 boxes are in three different composition. when I change colour of the box in one ...
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Why does my After Effects Comp jump in Premiere Pro Preview

I have an After Effects composition that I imported into Premiere Pro. It has the same resolution and frame rate as my Premiere Pro project, and I can import it without any issues. However, when I ...
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Time-lapse vs Drone Video Quality on Linkedin

When we post video on Linkedin, Time-lapase looks bad vs Drone video looks Crisp and clean. Video link and screenshot below. See below Time-lapse footage: Drone Footage Here is the Link to Original ...
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Infinite Rainbow Circle Loop

I was wondering if anyone can think of a way of recreating this infinite rainbow circle loop in After Effects https://giphy.com/gifs/loop-rainbow-unicorn-l0LIYv9tJFIVHxF5u
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How to create this effect in Premiere or After Effects

Is there a a name for this effect where the pace of the footage is changing as seen in this video? ? Thank you!
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In After Effects alpha does not apply to a PNG layer with a button image

I have 4 PNG layers (3 display text and 1 displays a button) in AE. When I apply rectangle + alpha it works for text, but when I apply alpha to button, the rectangular does not disappear but becomes ...
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Question About After Effects Paint Tool

I was wondering if anyone has any idea why when I duplicate a layer which has paint on it, it causes the paint to warp in the duplicated layer. I have attached 2 photos which shows what happens. Copy ...
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Adobe premier preview window shows (and renders after effects compositions as off-center? (pic attached)

When importing an after effects comp onto premiere, it shows as off-center, wrapping around so that the right edge shows up on the left side, both in the preview window and in render from Premiere. ...
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Use markers in After Effects as triggers for a random color animation

How to change the color of a layer randomly in markers?
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Sound Effect Identification and Text Pop Up Editing

I watched this aviation video and I am trying to replicate the text pop-up exactly like this in Adobe Premier Pro when it says GROSSKOTZENBURG: https://www.dropbox.com/s/26cbgpw235f2374/PilotsEye%...
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After Effects crashing Mac Book Pro 2019

I'm having issues with my After Effects freezing my whole laptop and having to press the shutdown button to restart it. I have talked to two Adobe Agents and screen shared with them and neither of ...
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After Effects & Media Encoder different resolution clips with same content export similar size using same settings

this is driving me mad, I have one clip at 4K 3840x2160 and I export it via After Effects as h264, Constant Bitrate 16 and let's say it's 56 MBs. If I resize it in After Effects export/render window ...
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Does a keyframe need to be created with a repeater? - After Effects CC

New to After Effects! I'm following a tutorial and I don't quite understand the function of the stopwatch icon.My understanding at this stage is in order for an action/animation to happen a keyframe ...
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Black box in new composition - After Effects CC

Hiya new to after effects and trying to follow along with a tutorial. Can't figure out though why there is a black box when I make a new composition? I've imported an illustrator file with different ...
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Element 3d placeholder to premiere pro?

Using a virtual studio package that uses Element 3D v2 with 2 Display screens meant for footage to be added. How can I render the scene which is heavy in after effects and leaving the Screen ...
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How to animate a shape to expand/morph a certain way?

I am trying to animate a square into a an isometric cube-like shape. In the image, I want the square on the left to "extrude" into the cube on the right. How can I achieve this effect?
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Bringing layers forward or sending back with After Effects expressions

I have two solids right next to each other. At certain points in the timeline, I increase the scale of one or the other for emphasis. The problem is that one of the solids is located behind the ...
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How to get the number of options in a drop-down list (After Effects script)?

I'm trying to create a script that randomly selects an option from a drop-down list. For that I use a randomly generated number as the index of the set value. The issue is that if it tries to select ...
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Lightstreaks on Video Footage

I'm trying to make this effect for a car video, you can imagine the camera movement for this kind of stuff. I was going to try this technique which is simply a 3D shape layer in After Effects with a ...
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Increasing Expression by Comp Index when access CSV File

I'm just wondering if someone can help me out. I'm getting error when trying to increase the location of the data in CSV by the composition index. Here's code I am using \\ var compIndex = parseInt(...
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Is splitting a video for export a good technique?

Currently, I'm making a video that I intend to upload to YouTube. I used After Effects and Premiere Pro for this. Since it's a video that's almost 2 hours long, the export takes me about 16 hours ...
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How to make a 4 point path follow an object at either end? (How to make a fake node graph)?

I am trying to simulate a node graph like this where a path with 4 points (start, 2 middle, end) adapts to the movement of an object connected to the start and end: If you move a node at the link ...
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After Effects: Add a Null to a point of two path's intersection

I'm looking to position a null at the intersection of two paths. I'm creating a bending elbow rig with irregular shapes, and I wanted to be able to place something in the crease of the elbow as it ...
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Resize a paragraph text box in After Effects using expressions

I'm building a Mogrt using After Effects. I need to be able to drive the size of a paragraph text box dynamically using expressions. Is that possible? I can't find a parameter related to this.
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Making an After Effects layer follow another one at constant speed

I have the following expression on the position of a layer that makes it follow another layer(FollowNull). Basically, I set an initial position with a PointController and the expression does it's ...
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How would I wiggle only on the y-axis when using wiggle with the slider expression control?

How would I use the wiggle expression only on the y-axis? I'm using two sliders. The first for the frequency and the second for the amplitude. Here's my expression so far. This works but wiggles on ...
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Which software/s to create a video like this - 3d explainer video

I'm trying to create a 3d animated video link this https://www.veed.io/view/b19fbccb-2f97-405e-bb64-3d8ffc5e9401?sharingWidget=true&panel=share I've researched and found the following: Blender: ...
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How can high quality custom animation video be rendered in cloud in a reasonable short time? [duplicate]

I would render videos like this in cloud: https://previews.customer.envatousercontent.com/h264-video-previews/6505acb5-647e-4740-a3ec-efe9ccaffe7e/40871529.mp4 I heared about AWS EC3 and Workspaces. ...
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After Effects: Workflow advice, working from/updating archived projects

I have a question about optimizing my workflow in regards to archiving. I feel like there must be a better way method to what I’m doing at the moment. What I currently do, after I’m done working in a ....
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After Effects: How to keep text same width through changes

Using After Effects, I am trying to do a countdown of 5 minutes with a setup like this: 5m 00s, 4m 59s, 4m 58s... I have the countdown already set up with Slider Control. However, I'm trying to use a ...
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