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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 best to stretch an area of video

Using Premiere or After Effects, what is the best (or possible) way of stretching a section of footage. Basically I have some talking head footage that is too central, and want to shift the talking ...
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How to make the smoke become a mask layer?

Im a beginner in video editing industry, so I got one main question and few sub questions based on this video: Main question - The intro title cover by smoke effect, when the smoke effect pass by ...
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Issues importing iStock comps into After Effects

So I'm downloading a placeholder video FLV comp from iStockphoto.com (right click, save-link as under any video preview). When adding the downloaded FLV to AE, it comes up with an import error, saying ...
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Tips for recording pen and paper

I've got a set-up where I'm using an iPad to record myself writing something on a white sheet of paper (with less-than-perfect lighting, of course). I'm recording a video in 1080p, and would like to ...
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Why is after effects turning my Prores audio into white noise

I have some footage that I converted from red to prores444. I am able to view the converted mov in quicktime and the audio sounds fine. However, I when import it to Efter Effects, the audio previews ...
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After effects rendering

I have a small problem with rendering.When i render with default setting my video size is more than 1 GB and i was using only 10 pics, some solids and 1 null object.Can you please tell me what setting ...
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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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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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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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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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Encoding Problems in 2019 Premiere, AfterEffects and Media Encoder

I know this question was asked before, and I've read pretty much all of them and I have no solution to this. Until recently, I could render everything just fine but when I am rendering a 2 minute ...
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Seamless loop animation

My experience in AE is not so big, so I need your assistance plz. I faced with a task I still can't solve. I'm trying to make the clouds loop. I wanted if the part of cloud which disappears on the ...
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After Effects CS6 not recognizing GTX 1050 Ti GPU

I have a laptop with Intel i5 chipset and GeForce GTX 1050 Ti GPU. Due to some work related reasons I still use Adobe After Effects CS6. Right now I am facing an issue with Raytracing in AfterEffects ...
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After effects loop part of movie clip

I have one movie clip and it has few events which I want to repeat for few times. I used this and similar other tutorial to achieve this. Ideally I tried following, Select Clip and Pre-compose it (so ...
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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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How can i open circumference of circle as straight line in After Effects?

I would like to create an animation to open circumference of a circle as a straight line exactly. I am currently learning After Effects and i have some idea about it but i could not do it. It is ...
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How to duplicate composition and subcompositions?

I have a composition "A" with subcomposition "B". When one duplicates composition "A" to "A2", then both reference to the same subcomposition "B". I need that they reference independent ...
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Text Animations - Range Selector Not Moving - After Effects

I am trying to animate the position of my text to create a text animation (as seen here) and I have followed these exact steps: Created a text layer Clicked "animate" and chose "position" Renamed my ...
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What are some Best Camera Settings for Recording for Chroma Keying and which color of cloth reflects least green color?

I am recording footage for my music video and I am using chroma keying for eliminating the green screen and changing the background of my video. I am using After Effects CC 14 video production/...
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After effects | How do I copy an image source from layer to another programatically?

My comp setup is as follows: - layer 1: image - layer 2: duplicated from layer one I'm looking for an expression or any other method (Could be a plugin recommendation) so when I change the image of ...
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How do I adjust things in 3d in after effects

I have multiple layers I now wish edit them in 3 dimensions. So I check the 3d layer attribute, but I still cant move the elements in that layer. In a youtube video (7:45) i have been following, when ...
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After Effects: Jagged edges on shape layer and white borders in general

The two white shapes are virtually the same but on different layers in picture 1. I don't know why I'm getting these jagged edges on one of them. I've already toggled 'quality and sampling' but it ...
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Keep fixed symbol on a source text linked expression

I have a text layer (property: Source Text) connected to a slider control, in the way that the slider goes from 0 to 40 and the text layer simply follows the same amount. Now, I want to have a fixed ...
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How to create this effect?

In most of the official screen-recorded Adobe CC tutorials, they use a [bubble kinda popping up] effect as in the screenshot below. Video link How could I recreate this effect in Adobe Premiere or ...
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Multiple Audio Sources for Audio Spectrum

how can I have more than 1 audio source at the same time for the Audio Spectrum effect of After Effects? Thank you. I'm using After Effects. (I tried to upload an image, but it there is an error)
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How is this basic 3D animation template created?

I found this "3D Character Template" which can be used in after effects: https://videohive.net/item/martin-3d-character-man-presentermanager-product-promotion/6886216?s_rank=52 How can I make these ...
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Transverse Waves in After Effects

I'm trying to create a transverse wave in Adobe after effects, much like: To start off, I've got a Water World animation going, but it's obviously not the type of ...
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How to create an effect of eyes opening and closing in first person perspective when awaking from syncope?

How to create an effect of eyes opening and closing in first person perspective when awaking from syncope? AE, PR or Final Cut Pro any software is OK. How to create this effect? Or are there any ...
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What technique is used: Falling Whistles video

Off topic question, but I'm wondering is there a name for the technique being used in this Falling Whistles: Be a Whistleblower for Peace video? It has a stop motion animation feel to it. Link: https:...
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How to import SVG file into After Effects

I am trying to import an SVG animated file to an After Effects project. It is not importing right now, so are there any solutions or any alternate ways to do that?
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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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 ...