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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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Overlays and local ad insertion for live streaming

I have an event coming up and i am only broadcasting on youtube via OBS,i want to have overlays(the person who is on stage name appearing from the bottom) and locally stored sponsored ads to the ...
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Side by side videos in shapes

I have a basic After Effects question, but I don't know the right words for it to find what I need. I have a composition that consists of three side-by-side videos. But, for now, it's just three ...
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Stop motion animation and audio keyframes in AE

so I'm completely new to After Effects (normally work with premiere or stop motion animation) so if I've not given enough/or the right information, just let me know what you need to know. I have a ...
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Rotating the 3d object with the blueprint background

I have some 3d objects that I want to show using After Effects. With these objects I can create various types of extensions, like: IGS, SAT, OBJ, STL, ... I would just like to rotate them on the ...
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How do I align a multi-layered cartoon character in After Effects?

I selected all the layers of the character and opened the align panel and pressed vertical and horizontal alignment but the eyes, shadows and all the inner features of the character get aligned too ...
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Is possible to pass variables from premiere to after effect compositions?

One of the latest features put inside AE & PR 2017 is the Live Text Edits.. In short you can mark an after effect composition as template and then all the texts inside that composition will be ...
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Adobe after effects showing green background with nothing every time I import hd videos 😢

I want to make a project about my country by combining various hyperlapse videos and adding some graphical kinetic topography to them. But every time I import a video, it appears full green...nothinge ...
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Auto-Orient to Camera creates unwanted Z orientation

I have eight icons arranged in a circle, a Null object in the centre, and a camera that's parented to the Null. Each icon is set to be a 3D layer, and Auto-Oriented towards the camera. The camera is ...
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Can you put in and animate 3D models in After Effects exactly like in this video?

From 1:25 to 1:30. I want to do something like in this video where the 3D models of candies float up, swirl around together, shoot out to the viewer, and then land softly on a pile of itself. I was ...
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Animating particles with collision avoidance?

I need to drive a large number of small 2D cars around on screen in a fairly random fashion... I have the Trapcode Suite. I'd really like them not to overlap each other. What's the easiest way to ...
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How to do this motion graphics?

This is the motion titling of a film. I'd like to know few things. Assuming it's created using Afer Effects: If you give a closer look, you could see ink spreading ...
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After Effects automation and annotation tools (scripts) for student work

I need a professional advice for self-assessing among students. I am searching for a tool (script or scripts) that helps annotating very long videos in After Effects. I also would like to automate the ...
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Position the anchor point in the exact center of the smaller circle

What is the best way to position the anchor point in the exact center of the smaller circle of this PNG figure? My methods were all manual and in this way I did not have good results.
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Plugins for Character Rigging

Are there any plugins or scripts that make it easy to create Character Rigging? I just watched a video that shows something I've never seen in AE. Is this something I can incorporate into the ...
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Creating a cube animating their faces

As a beginner, I'm not sure how to create rectangles that form a cube so I can get something like shown below: I created angled rectangles in another application and tried to create an idea to show, ...
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Create an animation of a slider-crank mechanism system

I'm trying to create an animation of a slider-crank mechanism system in After Effects, but I'm finding it difficult to create a move closer to a real simulation. Would anyone have an idea how I ...
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How to scroll using a trackpad in After Effects?

I'm working on an animation project and I want to zoom in on certain places in the canvas to see better (I don't want to actually zoom in the animation itself" but I can only zoom in and out without ...
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after affect delay layer animation

I am new to AE and I am trying to edit a Photo Album template ( its a video of a photo/videos album flipping pages ). I managed most of my requirements, but failed to make some of the transitions ...
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Track Multiple Moving Objects Simultaneously

I am an animal behaviorist and AfterEffects (CC) may be the key to solving my unique problem. Let's say I have a video of six small animals housed individually in circular arenas. Can AfterEffects: ...
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Why is the audio delayed both in preview and render in after effects

I have a problem with after effects, the video is alright but whenever I render or preview it the audio is delayed. The problem is not during the render it occurs during preview and its only one video ...
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FIXED - AfterEffect graph editor is stuck on displaying one particular curve and does not refresh

The graph editor constantly displays the curves for the positions of a puppet pin, even when I'm not selecting anything and when I select something else. Deleting the layer will get rid of it. But I ...
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set scale in pixels in After Effects using Expressions

You can right click on a scale, hit Edit, and then enter scale in Pixels, inches , % of Comp, of source.... I would like to set the scale in pixels. How can set the units using expressions? I tried ...
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Color Correction filter to dull/desaturate Video

Novice w/ After Effects, but here it goes...I am looking to emulate the style/technique from this website background video https://y.co/ Is there a color correction effect to create this look? Or is ...
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Moving image from left to right stutters

I am using Adobe After Effect and created a simple transition that moves an image from left to right, simply by using 2 keyframes for the position attribute of the image. The problem is that the ...
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Dealing with dropped frames in background plate when doing keyframe animation in After Effects

I am working on a video which includes some dropped frames ever so often. When a frame dropped, it repeated the previous frame sometimes 2 or 3 times. I am overlaying many objects on this video, and ...
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How to invert the color of a text layer with a sliding adjustment layer

So I'm trying to recreate the effects used in this Envato video https://videohive.net/item/sport-life-fast-dynamic-slideshow/19632953 This is what I have so far https://gfycat.com/...
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what is the name of this effect?

Hello do you know the name of this effect please? thank you
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after effects letters animation

Hi guys I am pretty new in after effects. Please guide me to create something like this. Effects's names etc.
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Should I separate files in After Effects for different part of a Premiere Pro project?

I am new to these two software and I want to do a little video for the promotion of the next show of a musical troupe. They want to recruit new people. I have done an effect for the intro in after ...
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How to place a picture into an object and zoom into it to make it big? (After Effects)

Im working on a simply animation movie and saw this cool effect were theres a computer screen or phone screen for example with a picture on, than the camera zooms into the picture, like a transition ...
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Upwards particle effect in After Effects

I'm getting started with After Effect and I want to make some simple music videos. How can I achieve the subtle effect of this video video which shows semi-transparent upwards particles in a loop?
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How can I remove a spotlight effect from a MP4 captured from Youtube?

I want to fix a youtube video by capturing it an removing the spotlight effect. its a bright spot in the middle of the frame. I captured it as an MP4. How can I fix it?
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Trying to import a file but AE imports the whole folder

I am new to After Effects. I imported few images into a project before creating a composition and it worked fine. I am trying to import more files but AE is importing the whole folder and not able to ...
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Upgrading Graphics Card for Video Rendering

I currently have a GTX970 4GB card that I use in my video rig. I can edit and render and every works fine. I do video production for longer events. So a rendered video might be 2 hours long. I'm ...
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Improving speed for aerender.exe (Adobe After effects CC 2017)

I'm working on a project that should render as many videos as possible. Only 3 images in the project change after every render. The output length is 12 seconds and it takes about 90 seconds to render ...
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Get location (X,Y) of motion tracking object?

I just learnt motion tracking in Adobe After Effects and I find it great. I need to track the (X,Y) location of the object that I am tracking. For Example, lets say there's a video of a black dot ...
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How do I add multiple videos into multiple shape layers

I have a vector map of the state of NJ that I have broken up into counties (overall state as the shape layer...all counties underneath in a Group) I'd like to insert a different graphic/video into ...
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Advertisement Video Production [duplicate]

So there's this type of video I want to make, but not sure what type it is called and not sure where to refer to when looking for examples on how to make one. This is an iPhone Ad from last year ...
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Why this font layouts differently between AE and Microsoft Word?

I'm new to this website so I'll try to be as clear as possible. I downloaded a font online and I want to use it in my AE CS6 composition. When I wrote something using this font, I noticed that it ...
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Best render options for custom size movie in after effects

I have a composition of 1500 x 643. I need this format for a moviebanner in a website. My assets are in 4K, very good quality. I can render it as an AVI, best quality. Then it's almost 4 GB for 30 ...
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How to prevent chromatic aberration (green/purple fringing) on an After Effects export?

I'm relatively new to After Effects. I'm building a short ad using a free template I downloaded. I then rendered the project using Adobe Media Encoder on the H.264 Youtube 1080p setting. ...
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Different in and out animations for text in After Effects

I can not figure out how to make text animate in using one style (for example, slide in based on characters) and later animate the same text out using a different style (like, slide out based on words)...
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After Effects: How to do line animation on a moving camera

I've got a drone shot of an area where there will be built a road in the future. The drone shot is a simple pan to the left and I want to draw where the future road will be built with line animation. ...
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Need a cover up for a face to make it more horror-ish

Would like to create some sort of mask during post to make a persons face look more towards the horror genre and wondered what would be the best way of doing this? It would only need a 2d image to ...
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Adobe AE with Element3D to work with Intel Graphics

I use Element3D most of the time when I edit videos, however, there's a problem. This Adobe After Effects Plugin works with NVIDIA GeForce Palit 210 1GB but I didn't use the graphics card because it ...
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Final Cut Pro X to After Effects Workflow

Everybody is saying FinalCutPro to Motion5 is like PremierePro to AfterEffects. But its a fact that AfterEffects is more powerful than Motion5. So since I love the simplicity of FinalCutProX as my ...
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large px sized comp not rendering in after effects

19000x40 sized comp (for sports stadium) won't render in after effects. It 'looks' like it's rendering, but the resulting QT mov file is black. What could be some of the problems here? How can I fix ...
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Why do a lot of animation videos have wiggly lines?

You see this style often in animated videos, e.g. this one: The outer borders/lines of the elements sort of wiggle (for want of a better word) at a high frequency, ...
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How to get gauge with speed on video (GoPro telemetry imitation)

INTRO: I am passionate for cycling and I want to make nice clips with my action camera. I have Xiaomi YI action camera and I put it on a bar of my bike to capture ride. PROBLEM: I want to add ...
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How can I sync audio in Premiere with a comp in After Effects?

I've got a track in Premiere that's composed of a lot of screen shot stills and there's an audio track that narrates across all of them. As the narrator talks, I want to illustrate what she's saying ...