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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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Is it possible to track continue motion tracking on another point in After Effects CC?

I have green screen footage and have about 4 points on the green screen but sometimes the actor moves and hide the points. He will hide all point but not at the same time. Is it possible to motion ...
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Make the object stay at the centre of the video

I have a video with person moving around. But I need to make it so that the camera focuses on the person and ultimately the person stays in the center of the shot.
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How to record a video with different background without having a green screen?

I'm wondering if there is a way to change the video background while recording with a different background , It doesn't have to be chosen by me , Just a different background . Is that's possible?
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Proper time stretch in After Effects for multiple layers

So when I stretch the two chosen layers, they do stretch together, but the collision point shifts so I need to correct it manually. How can I simultaneously change the length of the layers without ...
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Animating arcs waves

With I could create an animation using arcs in After Effects as the example of the link below. Animation I'm trying to animate only the region where the arcs are opening. In After Effects I can not ...
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How to translate face tracking offset values into a 3D null position

I want to put a 2D hat on a video clip of a person, whose head is tilting as he speaks. I can face-track the face using After Effects CC 2017. I end up with detailed tracking data, which includes ...
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How to scale a rectangle along its length in one direction while keeping the stroke fixed in after effects?

I am animating a rectangle with a stroke and would like to it scale up and down along its length in only one direction while keeping the stroke fixed. I have managed to either keep the stroke fixed ...
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Collapse Transformation and Layer Styles (bug)

AE 2017.2 Release. I'll try to be as clear as possible: I create a comp with two text layers: I precompose those two text layers and set Nested Comp's Opacity to 30%: In Nested Comp I apply Bevel ...
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Adobe After Effects: Scaling circle changes its movement?

Hi I have a circle that moves from A to B. During this path I want to change its size. However, when I do this, the ball suddenly goes up and is not following the path anymore. Heres a gif: How can I ...
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How to create a doted effect over the pic or video?

See this website's background. It's amazing! http://www.weblitesolucoes.com.br/ How can I create the same effect?
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Moving Multiple Layers on Timeline

This is probably a simple question, but I do not think I know the terminology to search for it. All I want to do is move the start point of multiple layers forward without changing the sequence of ...
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After Effects P/B-frames aka motion vectors for Datamosh replication

I am trying to replicate Datamoshing with After Effects. I'm close but I need to link the displacement map to motion vectors rather than just colors and brightness values. I know AE recognizes motion ...
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Intersecting Shapes in After Effects

I've received an aep file and there's the following thing that drives me nuts: There are obviously two overlapping shapes that where only the exclusion is filled: Nothing special so far, but there ...
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Correct workflow in Adobe Premiere for work with interlaced content

I have in input a DNxHD 120 in mov container 25fps interlaced upper field, I have to do various kind of edits, cuts, replace some pieces with after effects compositions and at the end of all the job ...
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BMD DaVinci Resolve 14.1 Studio Update : Quality of Title Text Rendering?

Does this quality now surpass what is possible using Adobe After Effects?
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Animating vectors to audio in After Effects

Hi i have the following graphic Which i want to animate to the music. I would like them to animate like traditional volume bars but have each one animate at separate levels. I have tried using ...
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Highlighting buttons in a program

Sorry if this question is out of content. I'm creating tutorials on a program where I will have to highlight the location of the buttons, their functions and make it enjoyable for anyone to watch. I ...
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how to create photos flying in to voids video effect

Lets say I have a shaped collage of photos like in below video. What I want to achieve is a small video where initially it is empty and photos fly in and fill the ...
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Automate After Effects assets rendering via script and external data

I am often rendering quite large sets of assets (lower thirds, titles, etc) from AFX and it's really annoying to eg create lower third and then duplicate it and change texts. Especially when I later ...
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Using Premiere's essential graphics panel to create a typewriter effect

Is there a way to create a type-on typewriter effect using the Essential Graphics Panel in Premiere 2017 that does not require the user to manually keyframe each letter? This tutorial shows that ...
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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 ...