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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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Can I replace a layer with another in Adobe After Effects?

I made a logo in Photoshop. I imported it in After Effects where I animated it, I added effects, I duplicated it etc. Unfortunately I realized that the logo wasn't ready, I needed to add something ...
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How to camera match move for moon/clouds/stars?

I have found the way to replace green screen and match camera move with background footage, but I don't understand how is it done for sky because the markers on green screen moves way faster than the ...
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How to set up Trapcode Particular as a bounded text object, then disperse it

Can anyone point me in the direction of how to set up Particular to generate this text effect? In particular (pun absolutely intended) how to contain particles within ...
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Illustrator “Release to Layers” but keep names?

When preparing the Illustrator files in order to work on it in After Effects, we need to put each layer separately But when you click on release to layer (sequence), the layer name changes to Layer 1, ...
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Is there a way to delete cache files on a per-project basis in After Effects?

Is there a way to delete cache files per-project in After Effects, instead of by date or by size of the cache?
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How to achieve this text animation in After Effects?

I'm trying to replicate the text animation at the bottom of the logo. I'm pretty good with After Effects and almost managed to get it right. I got the text flying in and motion blur effects right. ...
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Rendering video with custom data provided by user

I want to create a website where the user could input some data like texts, images, and based on that the video that contains that data will be rendered and downloaded. Is there any services that ...
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Scale texts as the the parent shape layer changes

can anyone take a look at the animation I've made and provide some insights? Here is what I've got so far. https://drive.google.com/file/d/1eIdcAp9cK_AaA8UWBx9OKWAXXZWq0F2r/view?usp=sharing The ...
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There are several blending modes in Adobe Pr. Is there a way to “ease into” a mode without having it abruptly change?

I have a clip of around 10 seconds. I want the first half to be in normal blend mode, but the second half to be in "Lighter Color" blend mode. (I am inserting that clip inside another clip ...
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Replace a text that has keyframes in a template totally with another text

I have a textbox in a template with full of animations and keyframes, How can I replace it totally with a new textbox that I recently created? (The recently created textbox have some language features ...
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Need helping creating dynamic lower third

I am new to After Effects so I apologize in advance for any misuse of terminology or lack of necessary information. Just let me know if you need anything and I can provide it. I am trying to create a ...
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Prerender nested sequence

I have added an after effects project to my timeline, and that takes a lot of cpu resource to render. What I want to do is to prerender only the nested subsequence containing that AE composition to ...
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remove wire on video

Can't see any other posts on this site about this which seems unusual so here goes. I have a video in which a wire is used to pull an object from the scene. I did a test which worked well, but the ...
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Stroke effect with square cap

I'm trying to create a simple logo reveal, and have drawn a path over my logo like so: It would be a lot easier if I could set the end points of my path so that they were square instead of rounded (...
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Perspective transformation (“corner pin”) over the border? [duplicate]

Is there any video editing tool to perform a perspective transformation ("corner pin" in Adobe Premiere or "power pin" in After Effects or "perspective" in ffmpeg) over ...
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How to soften the appearance of particles in Particular

I'm doing a Particle system that looks like a Nebulae/BigBang subtle explosion, everything looks perfectly except for the 'grainy looking texture' of the particles. If for example I add some quick ...
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Video of typing text on an angle

I saw this video (https://pin.it/119U75R) and I want to do something like it but I don't know what it's call to search about it, so can you help me how I can search about it? I would like to make text ...
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video bad resolution it stuck in some frames [closed]

I try to design video that include phone screen recording. the phone recording is good resolution out after effects when i add it to after effects it's stuck in some frames and it seems bad resolution!...
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Mask in After Effects v 2020 is not accurate

I've made sure it's a mask and not a shape layer. I've precomposed the layer just in case because I"ve applied keylight. There is no mask expansion applied. Please help. Thank you.
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How to manage colour in After Effects to get precisely a desired colour in h264 output

I am working on a video for the web only. It is going to be on a webpage (never on broadcast), delivered as an h264 file. The web page background is hex code FFF1E5 (RGB 255, 241, 229). My background ...
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Using the Rotobrush Tool with a Graphics Tablet in After Effects

I'm having a lot of trouble making this work. I select rotobrush tool, I put my pen down on the graphics tablet and suddenly I'm painting instead of rotobrushing. Why is this happening? Also it ...
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Which After Effects renderer performs better on a macbook pro? RenderGarden or BG Renderer MAX?

I've got a 2018 MacBook Pro 15 inch with the built in Radeon Pro Vega 20 4 GB graphics. I'd like to speed up rendering in After Effects. Which of these is more effective at doing this and why? https:...
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After Effects is not seeing CUDA in my GTX 1060 GPU

I've got this weird problem. I have the latest After Effects 2020 and this is how my "GPU Information" window looks like. As far as I remember, this is not how it should normally be. It must ...
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How to link multiple keys to different sliders in After Effects

I'm a newbie with After Effects expressions, I need help with link few keyframes to different sliders on Null. I found this expression and its work with 2 keypoints. if (numKeys > 1){ t1 = key(1)....
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Limit the scale of a pick whipped object

I want to make a speaker graphic 'wobble' to different frequencies.. Here's what I've done so far I made a speaker graphic in a comp And I parented the scale to a null in the main comp And I isolated ...
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After Effects Audio Ahead of Video in Preview and Render

I was working on my first large-ish upload for youtube, put it together quickly and didn't notice until it was complete that almost the entire video was riddled with audio desync issues. You can find ...
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After Effects Layer Properties Interaction

Just new here :) I want to be able to do 2(-ish) things on my layers on After Effects. (Layer 1 = l1; Layer 2 = L2; Blur amount = BA) Increase L2’s BA whenever I increase L1’s BA. (Or the opposite, ...
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Access a precomp as a CompItem not as an AV Layer

In this case, I am selecting a precomp in the timeline but the problem is that this code below returns the AVLayer object instead of a CompItem object. How can I select the layer but get it as ...
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Why is Aplha channel video layer not working correctly in premiere pro?

I am Naved and I am using Adobe Premiere Pro CC 2019 for creating a YouTube video. This video is providing a list of recommended copyright free music that is available on YouTube for free use. I ...
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After Effects 2020 shape layer path ignoring 3D orientation when used to parent a null?

I'm trying to animate a null to follow an ellipse path. The path is rotated in 3D space. When I copy the path to the position of the null, it copies and the null is animated around the path but the 3D ...
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Change video start playing time inside a composition - After Effects

Here is screenshot of my projects. Pre-comp 1 is made with inerted shapes phoneFooting_New.mp4 is a 8 seconds video Red Solid 1 Comp1 is a composition made with : A 36 seconds video called ...
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Using water as green screen

so I had this idea but inorder to do it, I need to have water as a green screen. (Because I wanted to make the image move like water). So I was thinking of using dye to color the water and key that ...
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Best and easiest way to delete a layer by a specific time in the After Effects timeline

I use Adobe After Effects (Last version) for video editing I created a composition with a video, shape and null Object. So far everything work well. Now I want to hide the layer from a certain point ...
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Changing suffix of template in after effects

I am totally new to after effects and I make teaching videos. I want to change suffix "K" to "%" but I am having a hard time removing it from the template I have bought from an ...
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Best and easiest way to remove tracking markers from green screen video

I have this video : From which I want to remove all tracking markers (black and blue tracking markers). I tried to use After Effects through Mocha and Content-aware-...
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What are use cases for Timeline button in Preview panel?

I'm going through AE interface basics and trying to understand what is the Timeline button for From my observations, it just shifts focus from Preview to Timeline panel, but isn't it easier to click ...
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After Effects - Keystroke to move focus to the Project Panel

Is there a keystroke / keyboard shortcut to move focus to the Project Panel? I know CMD+0 toggles Project Panel visibility, but is there a key that when pressed can be followed by UP/DOWN arrows to ...
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In what order are After Effects layer effects applied?

Pardon the noob question – If I have say a "brightness" effect and a "sharpen" effect appearing in this order (first is on top of the other), will "brightness" be applied ...
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HVEC codec with a .mov extension

Specs for a job I'm working on is HVEC codec with a .mov extension. Media encoder only gives me the option to export HVEC as a .mp4. How do I export or convert to a HVEC with a .mov extension?
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Scroll shortcut for Workspace & Timeline Indicator in After-Effects?

Pls share the below mentioned shortcuts for Work Area and Timeline Indicator. It is very time consuming to hold and move it required a lot of effort because this is using very frequent. Like i found ...
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How to reveal 3 masks with Stroke in After Effects

How to reveal this image with Stroke Effect in a single image layer? I created 3 masks using Pen Tool For each mask , I added a Stroke effect and animated everything. In Stroke effect the settings, I ...
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Make a transformed element remain static while other elements animate

We have a record button that needs to transform the middle element from a circle at rest, to a square when recording, as the outside rings pulse. We are having trouble getting the square to stay ...
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VHS Wobble After Effects

Does anyone know how to achieve the specific wobble of the VHS tape that can be seen here: (it's throughout the video, but you can best see it if you look at the "...
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Need help finding plugins/techniques to recreate my magic system in After Effects

This is my first time posting, but i'll try to stay concise For the last 5 days, I've tried recreating my magic system in After Effects in order to make a guide explaining how it works. Because ...
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How to quick select PNG image for masking in After Effects?

Is that possible to generate mask from Layer Alpha Channel? I want to quick select this image for masking.
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Best way to create external alterable configuration file to be read by After Effects and Java

Background I'm trying to make an AE animation to visualize some data. Since the raw data I'm using comes in json files and needs to be parsed and analyzed to find useful statistics, I'm using a java ...
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AfterEffects: How to make audio sine waves like this?

Alright, there are many tutorials on audio spectrums in AE, like https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=H_-aycDYsJM I want to make a visualizer like this, however, where the waves more mimic sine waves: ...
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Change to black and white (without greys) in AE

I am trying to convert an After Effect layer of regular color video to a completely Black & White layer, that is, Black remains black, but anything not black will turn into snow white. Is there an ...
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How to track and zoom in AE

I want to learn how to make the effect that is presented in the video from 0:29 to 0:31, that is, cursor tracking and zoom.
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Camera work with huge scenes on after effects

So i'm currently working on a dynamic art work that has a large scene, approximately 1480 x 2940. It's a vertical scene comprised of 3 sections stitched together vertically. Think of it like a large ...

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