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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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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 ...
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How can I take a part of a video and chroma key only the parts that I select?

I'm not sure if this should be for photo or video, but let's say I see a part of a video that I would like to add a green background to, like chroma key, but the background isn't a solid color. Could ...
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Control key frame value with slider control

I have an object in After Effects comp and I need its scale to change from keyframe A to keyframe B and I need keyframe A to have value of 95% and keyframe B value of whatever is set via slider ...
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Text titles like in tv shows, After Effects or another software?

I was wondering how is possible prepare some professional grade titles and graphics for broadcasts media (like the ones that you see in actual tv shows). For example when a person is presented with ...
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Continually Rasterize + Write On effect causes layer to disappear

I created a layer from Adobe Illustrator by importing an AI file into After Effects. Then I added the Write On effect and created a "grow" animation. I then clicked the "Continuously Rasterize" icon ...
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After effects position expression issue

I'm trying to make clouds move out of frame and than appear again from the other side. var vel = 100; var pInit = position.valueAtTime(0)[0]; // initial position of a cloud var tInit = (thisComp....
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Drawing a line over video that is camera tracked

Complete noob here with After Effects but I feel I am so close of achieving it yet... I am trying to draw a line using the pen tool and get this line to follow along with the camera movements. ...
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Turning off Automatic Panel Opening in After Effects

It's that wonderful time of the year again, where I scrupulously comb over my After Effects layouts culling any dead weight in terms of unnecessary plugins or panels that can be more efficiently ...
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Adobe After Effects: Keying layers based on other layers

I have 4 video streams: a color stream A1 a black and white stream A2, representing the distance of objects in the color stream A1 a color stream B1 a black and white stream B2, representing the ...
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After Effect CC - How to combine and crop videos

I have 4 videos which i want to combine it into 1 video file. Drag and drop should do the combining but i don't know how to crop it. I am new in video editing, so any suggestion or even keyword will ...
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Creating a video effect template

A friend of mine has a Gopro and something happened to the lens last weekend. We didn't realise that it was damaged and now we have a bunch of videos of our camping trip with a circular smudge looking ...
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good source of benchmarking data with project files for Premiere and After Effects

I've lately enjoyed editing videos using Premier Pro and After Effects, on my 2013 macbook air. It is painfully obvious that my macbook air was not made for this, especially when rendering in After ...
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How do I keep a pattern overlay layer effect from moving around separately when animating?

How do I keep a pattern overlay layer effect from moving around separately when I do a rotation of the object the effect is applied to in After Effects? I created this composition in Photoshop and ...
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Making background element out of a part of a video

I have this shot which has the right door color corrected to make it look dark and red : How would I go about making it part of the "background" so that when someone comes in front of it, he is not ...
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Unlink two layers after a certain time in After Effects

In After Effects, I want to have a layer (let's call it Leader) that moves and another one (let's say Follower) that is linked to the first one, so it will have the same movement, but at a specific ...
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3D object from CINEMA4D has glowing edge in After Effect

I have a composition of a video and a 3d object on it, coming from CINEMA 4D. There is a ~1 pixel wide glowing artefact around the edge of the imported 3d object. What can be the reason and how can I ...
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Pop out a shape out of another shape

How do I do a 'pop out' effect from one shape out of the other? Right now I have this: But I would like if the shape visually appeared out of the left 1. So like it stretches and then comes ...