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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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Why AE changes tone / pitch of my audio after rendering

Why AE changes tone / pitch of my audio after rendering ? All I did is imported file and then added to the main composition. After rendering voice sounds very heavy, but I am not sure why, it's a "....
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After Effects - Trying to Export Video with RGB Alpha (I get a black background in the export)

In After Effects I'm trying to Export Video with RGB Alpha (I get a black background in the export)please see notes below: Here's my setup (On canvas transparency is togggled on)
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My video is blurry after dragging it to composition

I matched the dimensions and it is still blurry and ive tried it with multiple videos and it is still blurry. please help.
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After Effects expressions to sum numbers and control charts_2

Link to Original Post/Question > After Effects expressions to sum numbers and control charts. The answer featured in the original post was nearly the solution I needed for my specific problem. My ...
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Error with After effect Pro_FX_Presets_Particular plugin

Does anybody know about the Pro_FX_Presets_Particular plugin? Why am I getting this error? I tried with png and jpg files. I have trapcode 15 installed. Any suggestions? more error images
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After effect preflighting

please i need help. I am trying to render a big project filr which has lots pre composse files in it. And it was taking almost 2 days to hold on pre- flighting before rendering. And then rendering ...
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After Effects - middle point line animation

I have line with 3 points and I want to animate middle point to top. Please help me!
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How do I overlay my after effects comp in Cinema4D Lite?

(Please answer for Cinema4D Lite, not for any other version) How do I match up a comp in After Effects with a scene in Cinema4D? Usually I would use a C4D Background Object, but what if I need to see ...
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How to permanently adjust render and project settings in Cinema4D Lite

(Please only answer this question for Cinema4D Lite, not studio or other versions). I tend to work in 1920x1080 25fps in After Effects. Every time I open a Cinema 4D object from a project in After ...
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After Effects Plexus

I am trying to create an animation that some straight dash lines move back and forth but no zooming in effect. I used Trapcode particular, but it did not look good at all (an uploaded image is my work)...
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How do I change the length of the timeline of the composition to only be as long as my video footage?

How do I reduce the length on the Time Ruler in order to make the composition shorter in duration?
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Is there any android library to play animations from After Effects json or aepx file

I have created videos using After Effects. I want to export this file and replace photos with user uploaded. Is there any Android library that allows me to do this?
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Need a script to import Rotoscoping mask

I am looking to perform rotoscoping on one of my videos. I have found Clearvid.io online service that performs rotoscoping. They provide the points of the resultant masks of rotoscoping in a text file ...
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Does Adobe Media Encoder support network encoding?

I've noticed After Effects has a render engine that works over the network: two computer run the engine at the same time on the same LAN, they have access to the same project and off they go. I had a ...
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Difference matte better plugin

I was wondering wether there were any AI 3rd party difference matte plugin or something like that, i think that difference matte has a lot of potential,So is there some better alternative to the built ...
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Align Mask in After Effects

Please can someone tell me how to align a mask, created inside a composition in After Effects. The usual align tools do not see to work with masks even though they work with other objects. The exact ...
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Automatically redirects to another layer

Hai friends I am using After Effect 2017 I need help, am download one free ae template for my study purpose, on the layer panel cp1 (main layer) and cp2 (Duplicate layer), I am trying to change the ...
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Recreating this animated mockup effect

I'm trying to recreate this effect in Ae using a box mock-up. I'm only interested in the animated background covering the box. Iv structured my Comp so that the design is below the box mock-up and I'm ...
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Scaling proportionally on After Effects - Shift + click does not work!

For the life of me, I can't tell what I'm doing wrong, but here we are! I am on Mac, newbie on After Effects. I can scale anything (not proportionally) with the click on a corner but, unlike in ...
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I want to apply different color for each letter in a Text layer procedural way..!

I want to apply different color for each letter in a Text layer procedurally. I mean If I duplicate the text layer the colors of each letter should move forward. Hope you understand my question. Any ...
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Automate video production with After Effects CC

I am tasked to produce ~100 videos of 10 minutes in After Effects. The videos will later be commented by voice, and I am tasked only to make the "motion" part. Each video use: about 30 "image" ...
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Simulating 1080p pan shot by cropping stationary 4K fisheye footage?

I want to achieve a panning shot, but I can't move my camera. The camera is stationary for reasons outside of the scope of this question. Can I throw on a fisheye lense, film in 4K, and then process ...
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Major issue importing and exporting mp4 with AE and Media Encoder

This is what my footage is looking like after importing into a composition: Here's what I've learned so far: Any mp4 file looks like this when imported. h264 or 265. I'm trying to get screen ...
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How can I make an exact 60FPS GIF?

I'm trying to create a 60FPS GIF. However if I use Photoshop the frame time is not correctly even when choosing 0 delay between each frame. I was trying to make an emote. The project is from After ...
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How to track zoom location?

I'm trying to track an object. How can I keep the tracked object centered when I zoom? I have After Effects and Premiere Pro, but I prefer a Premiere Pro solution if it's possible. It's much faster ...
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After effects: Adding visual callouts of currently playing audio files with a source text script

I'm working on a short film, and I've got AE CS 6 as my editor. I have a friend who is an audio engineer, who will perform the Protools final audio mixing and editing. I've got some sound effects in ...
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Blending Mode in 3D layer does't work

I just created a 3D layer in AE but once I'm trying to use the blend modes like Overlay, Screen, Pin Light, it didn't changed.
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Motion Tracking in After Effects looks like it is vibrating

I am newbie to the after effects and I am working on a video. I want to add call outs on a cocktail glass. I am trying motion tracking but not getting the results that I want. I want my base target ...
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What's beneficial about temporal auto Bezier keyframes over continuous Bezier keyframes?

From what understand, a temporal auto Bezier keyframe automatically re-adjusts both of its direction handles whenever a neighboring keyframe is moved somehow and the influences of both of its incoming ...
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Open Source Software to open .aep file?

I've an envato subscription and have access to .aep files but don't have adobe after effects. I want to do a company video using the .aep but don't want to have to purchase AE for the edit. Are ...
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Simple Transition Effects for Short Video or GIF

I'm pretty new to creating GIFs and video effects so please excuse my ignorance. I searched for 2-3 hours for a simple tutorial on this but it is difficult to find. Would anyone know how I can do ...
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After Effects: How to achieve this pattern effect?

I recently stumbled upon the following animation: Now how would you try to achieve this within After Effects?
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How to locate right anchor point location while making infinite zoom effect GIF?

I need to make something like this in After Effects. Now, it would have been easy if the zoom effect origin was in the center, but I need it on some other point, so the borders of the billboard (see ...
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Automated speech to text layer subtitles in After Effects

Hi I have a video in After Effects that I want to add subtitles as text layers. Previously I have been typing them out manually. Does anyone know of a way to either automate the subtitling process or ...
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How to switch to camera view in After effects?

I'm unable to rotate my camera because I don't know how to switch to camera view.
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How to change the font and color on multiple keyframes at once | Adobe After Effects

Hey there I ran into a small problem creating a video, and I haven't used any video editing software before, so I am lost right now and I have no idea on how to solve my problem which problem goes ...
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How to animate? Dripping/melting shape

I wish to animate this logo. As first the rectangles appear (already figure out with shape masks and track matte) But then I want to make the "paint" drip off it and I can't figure out what method I ...
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Old VCR Scanline Spash Screen effect (Bladerunner Ladd Company logo)

So I was wondering whether anyone has any idea whatsoever how to achieve this particular effect? I'm knowledgable primarily in Photoshop and Illustrator but there must be an easier way to achieve this ...
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After Effects script to split video into multiple clips from list of in and out points?

Is it possible to create a script to split a video into multiple clips, from a list on in and out times? I'm open to using something like CompCode as well as native AE scripts. Ideally this would ...
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Is it possible to add easing to a looping, time remapped precomp in After Effects?

I have a 1 second precomp that is a rotating wheel using LoopOut(). Using Time Remap this animates during my entire main composition which is about 20 seconds. I'd like to include an ease in so that ...
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Can you keep the edges of vector elements smooth past 100% zoom in After Effects?

I often make animations in After Effects that use vector resources made in Illustrator. Often times, I need as much accuracy as I can get, to align anchor points to the center of rotating elements ...
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AE Counter Expression (0.0M views)

I'm trying to work out a counter that simply goes like: 2.5M views At the moment I've got this expression working along with a Slider Control: var num = effect("Slider Control")("Slider") num = ...
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“stringy” polarized water effect

Scenario I saw this on a vimeo video and I want to try and recreate it. I've been using the various particle systems in after effects CC but I can't figure out how to get the particles to be "sticky" ...
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Illustrator Import to After Effects

I have an illustrator file with vector paths made up of all strokes. When imported into AE and converted to shape layers, all the strokes turn into filled shapes. I want them to stay as strokes so I ...
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Using responsive design intro/outro in the essential graphics panel with after effects template

I'd like to build a name strap using the Essential Graphics panel in Premiere. The strap needs some masking on the text to reveal it, so I (think) I need to use After Effects to mask the text. But ...
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Is there a way to mesh-warp downwards?

What I want to do is, to animate a pressing of a perfume spray top. But since mesh warp only works in X and Y axes, I cannot do it in the traditional way. So, is there a way to do that?
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After Effects: How to set Output Folder/Location for Media Encoder Rendering

Looking to setup AE so that when I export Using the Media Encoder Render Queue, it uses an "Output" folder for all of it's rendering, and temporary AE render files and folders. Right now, when I ...
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target edge of null object rather than centre

I'm a total newbie to After Effects, and I've been trying to follow this tutorial to create an animated callout: Youtube Advanced Callout The relevant bit is about 9:00 - 11:30 in the video... I've ...
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How do I add an intro to a video without having to render the entire video again?

I have some 5 minute footage that I have, I simply want to add my intro and outro to that video before putting it on YouTube, if I do that within after effects, I have to render all of that which ...
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Viewing mesh outline in After Effects

In the tutorial I am viewing online, the teacher is able to view the mesh outline without the mesh triangles by selecting the mesh in the effects list within the layer. Its unclear even from putting ...