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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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Black Screen Preview in After Effects (3D)

I need to help i downloaded a template and after open project i cant see anything in preview panel and show me a note up left side of panel: Active Camera How can i see details in projects?
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Wave effect on bottom text

I'm trying to animate a text possibly for a logo, making it into a seamless loop. The effect I'm trying to achieve is that of a wave like rippling but only on a portion of the text. I still want it ...
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Which export for display a loop illustration on Facebook?

I've made a graph with some looping animations on After Effects. The video is 2 sec long but has to loop. So I've made a GIF export. It worked well... until the upload on Facebook (or Giphy) : my ...
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Create a spherical hologram

I am clueless how to create a spherical hologram in After Effects without CC Cylinder effect … Do I need to animate it in a 3D software and then import that model with the animation in After Effects ...
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Need Help in Replacing Screen of 3d rotating phone ( AE CC 2018)

First post here! Apologies for any mistakes! I have a footage of a rotating iPhone with its screen set to green (so I can play around in AE with what to show on the phone screen). I have tried to ...
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How to change value in After Effects when passing marker

I am running into an issue where I want to change the value of my slider controller (just adding 1) each time it passes by a marker. This is my current code if (marker.numKeys > 0) { value = ...
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How to link the start and pause of an animation to a specific height from a null object?

I'll try to explain a little bit more in-depth, I'm making a set of animations for a website and the client essentially wants a preview of how each element reacts to each other as you're scrolling ...
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Adobe After Effects - Why is my position marker not set to a frame?

In after effects, one of my compesitions is comprised soley of static images, vectors, solids, and other non-movie footage. One such static image layer lasts from frame 0 for 100 frames. Another user ...
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Stabilize a really big drone ascent

I have a 300' ascent with a drone looking at 2 actors lying on the ground. The drone does a bit of drifting and rotating on the way up. I want to stabilize the whole shot to be rock solid. If I use ...
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How can I recreate this distortion effect from Midsommar?

I want to create a distortion effect around someone's head, kind of like what a swirly bokeh would do. There are two different shots that I could find that use this effect in the film 'Midsommar', ...
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How can I export RGB + Alpha in Adobe After Effects with Adobe Media Encoder (2020)

I have built out a few little animations in After Effects. I'm trying to export them — and pull them into ScreenFlow. When I export > add-to-media-queue I get a .mov that won't open in QuickTime — ...
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How I can change position of the blinking cursor in the code

I have this text typing with blinking cursor, I used the effect type-on-text-preset on the text so it's typing with cursor, but I want to control this cursor, so I can scale it or change position or ...
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Given a still and a video, a program that removes the still as the background?

Others have asked how to remove the still background from a video. I'm not asking for that because I recognize it is problematic Here's an easier challenge: For many "talking head" videos, it is ...
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How can I recreate this overexposed effect from the last scene in 'The Lighthouse'?

Spoilers Warning I just finished Robert Egger's film 'The Lighthouse', and one shot in the final scene really inspired me cinematically. Winslow, face covered in blood, finally goes up to the top ...
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How to make Adobe After Effect's Particle World bounce to a song?

Is there any way to use AE's Particle Worlds, and make the particles react/bounce to an audio file I have in my project? I have googled for a while and can't seem to find any tutorial on this? Is my ...
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Line up photogrammetry mesh with tracking markers

I have some footage, which I've tracked in After Effects. I've exported that 3D tracked camera to C4D Lite. I then took photos of the filming location and used Meshroom (a photogrammetry tool) to ...
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Audio Spectrum looking like a heart beat

I'm a newbie to Adobe After Effects. I'm trying to create a simple music visualisation. It should look like a heart beat line reacting to a music. Something like this but reacting to music — EKG ...
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Moving image to back- and foreground over time

I'm using Adobe After Effects. I have a composition with several layers. One layer consists of an image which is shown for around 20s. At time point 10s I would like to bring the image to the ...
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Undoing zoom with motion tracking in After Effects - what am I doing wrong

So I'm trying to do a simple thing: I've got this video shot, where camera zooms out of the scene, and I want to undo that zoom so that the scene stays the same scale. I tried using the Perspective ...
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How can I achieve this lo-fi laggy extreme camera shake effect in After Effects or Premiere?

There was recently a short film released by a music collective 'Jackboys' with a very lo-fi, noir look to it, and when transitioning verses, the video cuts to shots with intentional, extreme camera ...
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How can I animate an iPhone screen within a blender animation?

I rendered an iPhone with a black screen in Blender and then animated it so the camera pans in a circle around the iPhone. I exported this as an AVI file. Then I took my real iPhone and took a screen ...
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CC Particle Systems II using Particle Type “Textured QuadPolygon” is missing the Particle > Texture option - There is no way to set the texture?

Just like the title says. I have a solid and added CC Particle Systems II and set the Particle Type to "Textured QuadPolygon". When I do this with CC Particle World, I can see the "Texture" option ...
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After Effects: Create Text inside Shape layer

Hello you beautiful people. I am trying to create a shape made out of text. I thus need the text layer to set its bounding box to the path of my animated shape, instead of a simple box. I cannot ...
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RGB + alpha not working

I'm having this problem where when I try rendering my animation I keep having background color and I tried googling and youtube tutorials on how to make it transparent but whenever I render my ...
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Removing an overlay using green screen footage?

Ive got the composition, available publically: And a green screen of the overlay used given from the Sea of Thieves 'Creator Crew' program. How can I use this to ...
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Displacement Map: After Effect to Lottie

Now displacement maps don't work for Lottie (by Airbnb), but is there a way to still make them work? Like the random() function on the opacity of a frame doesn't work by default either, but it works ...
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How can I render with 0.5x length in After Effects?

I make a 30s/60fps video in After Effects. I want to render with double length (60s) and 30fps. Time tuner makes me extend that in just 10%. I set the render frame rate to 30fps and still does not ...
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Text Anagram Animation in After Effects

I need to create Text Anagram Animation using After Effects, Is there any script, expression or plugin available to do this job. If not how to animate it manually, The animation needs to be like in ...
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How to take an object and pause it in a moving video?

I understand that this question doesn't make much sense, so allow me to explain. I have seen many videos, most of them involving sports and cars, where a person/car is frozen, and the object that ...
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Can I view sublayers of an AI file inside of After Effects?

I have an AI file consisting of a few different elements (like a windmill, a house with a solar panel, etc.). I have different items (take the house, for instance)separated by a top-level layer, with ...
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Video Exporting takes too long in Adobe Media Encoder

I'm using After Effects to create videos and export it via Adobe Media Encoder, but even a 2 min video takes a very long time to export. I do use Motion Bro plugin, to get some effects, but that's ...
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Use of time remapping to stabilize the velocity of a rotating object?

I have a video of myself inside of a human-powered rotating drum. This video's shot at 60 frames per second, but due to to the unreliable velocity of human operators, this drum rotates at different ...
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After Effects - Unable to track motion accurately for screen recording when scrolling occurs

I'm attempting to create a simple help video where I demonstrate the use of an online application, so I'm using a screen recording as my source video. I've created a shape layer that will serve as box ...
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After Effects - Unable to track motion accurately for screen recording when scrolling occurs

I'm attempting to create a simple help video where I demonstrate the use of an online application, so I'm using a screen recording as my source video. I've created a shape layer that will serve as box ...
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Imported video starting in third frame

I'm experiencing a problem with After Effects CC 18 where every mp4 video that I import starts in the third frame of the video and not in the first frame. The video and composition and video framerate ...
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After Effects: Expression reading specific Audio-frequency

I am trying to get a result similar to that of the audio_spectrum effect, but want to build it from scratch since the settings of the effect are quite lackluster. Here's the plan: create a square ...
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How to improve quality of .3gp video

I have a short (~1:13) clip in .3gp format that is effectively useless for my purposes as is, as it is 176x144, and my final output will be 1280x720. My first try was After Effects' Distort>Detail ...
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What kind of effect is that? How can I replicate it?

I'm trying to replicate this effect on the logo whose it starts with a fade and then these “bubbles” filling the logo until complete. Demo: Well, the fade effect I can replicate :D. But this other ...
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Motion Tile on Z position (Intinite Tunnel)

I've created this trippy tunnel that I'll be using for a music video and it all moves and morphs but I want it to repeat itself like a tunnel. On this, other graphics will be added and so repeated as ...
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Display one decimal point after a whole number after divided by 10

I have a slider-controlled source text which I try to sync with the corresponding graph bar. What I need is, to display one decimal point after the value of the slider is divided by 10. That is, if ...
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After Effects: How to animate letters to random position

Is it possible to animate letters to random position in After Effects? Yes I can do it manualy letter by letter but I want to achieve effect like on animation below for any input text.
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Trying to do a “clipping mask” a video to an image in After Effects

I'm trying to do a clipping mask a video to an image in After Effects. Basically, I'm putting this video on top of an iPhone but track matte settings doesn't seem to be working for this. I saw Luma ...
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Track and replace a t-shirt design on a moving, distorted garment

I'm wondering what would be some viable techniques to replace a t-shirt design some person is wearing in a footage with another design. Here's a simple example: https://placeit.net/c/mockups/stages/...
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get the position of a specific vertex in an After Effects shape

Is it possible to get the position of a specific vertex of an After Effect shape ? something like var shape = parent.content("Shape 1").content("Path 1").path.value; var vertexes = shape.vertices; ...
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AE Expressions question - why isn't my code working?

I can't figure out why I'm getting the error... Any ideas?! I tried adding "var" at the beginning of the first line, but that didn't work. Not sure what to try now! Help anyone? Below is my code. The ...
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After Effects: How to make 3D path

I am trying to make a 3D path that will be used as motion path for a object as well as base for Trim Paths. In other words, I would like to create something like Nyan Cat. I am going to use a path ...
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How can I remove a crowd of people from a scene while keeping one person in the shot

I'm trying to film in a city with one person being the focus point, and the goal is to make the city look deserted. If the city is always busy and full of people, is there a way for me to remove the ...
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Best technique at animating Isometric designs in After Effects?

I have been dedicating my whole month to learn the concept of isometric design in Illustrator. After awhile of learning and experimenting, I became aware that I need to design things in a way that ...
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Importing Adobe Illustrator files as Parametric shapes in After Effects?

I need to rig up some expressions to a shape layers "size" and "position" parameters and the layer transform "position" parameter as well. When I create the shapes directly in AE there are the shape ...
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Show current play speed in after effects

Is it possible to display the current play speed (eg. X2, X3.5, etc) in a text layer above my footage? Some of my composition layers plays at normal (X1) speed but others were time remapped or time ...

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