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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 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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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 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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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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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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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 ...
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After Effects- 3D text on a path - Times Square News Ticker

I have a video clip of the News Ticker on Times Square. In after Effects, I want to put my own text on the ticker, conforming to the curved surface. I'm really close, but need just a little more info ...
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can I do parent other object to other object masked by mask tracker?

can I put information of mask tracker to another object's position?? or can I do parent other object to other object masked by mask tracker??
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Why does my video show wrong colors after import into after effects?

I would like to edit a video, but as I import it into AfterEffects it does not show the correct colors. VLC does show the correct colors. It's not the codec, because h264 is supported by aftereffects. ...
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How can I create an animating GIF 2D illustration in 3D?

How can I create any 2D animation to do this type of animation? What programs can I use? I have AfterEffects and Cinema4D. I am not too well-versed in these platforms. It would be great if you can ...
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Set Matte not masking layers the same

I am trying to use a shape layer with set matte to mask off everything behind the screen, but it does not appear to be working here is a video Please help
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Mogrt not rendering properly in Premier pro

So, I created a simple information box lower third in AE. It slides in from the left (using position keyframes), the text fades in once the boxes reach their position (uses opacity keyframes on text). ...
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Collapse transformations for Cinema 4D layer

I got a Cinema 4D layer in an After Effects composition. That composition is in another composition, where I want to scale it up, since you can't scale C4D layers in AE. Now the problem with the ...
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Transparent Footage - After Effects

I have a stock video that is transparent but when I import the footage into after effects it has a greyish/blue background (even when toggling transparency on). Is there something I need to ...
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What are the names of the video effects used in this video link

Here is the video link: Below are the time stamps 1:00-1:03 1:15 2:17-2:19 I am still quite a novice. I would like to attempt these myself, but do not know the ...
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How to change After Effects frame rate so that it doesn't speed up

I recently imported a 59.94 fps mp4 file into After Effects, and due to myself wanting the edit to be smoother, I changed up the fps to 120, but it changes the video speed to a much higher rate. How ...
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after effects - motion graphics/kinetic text

Attempting to replicate this graphic. How can I replicate and be sure to have the squeezing effect as well as the subtle motion blur I plan for the graphic I'm working on have text that remains ...
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Masks, layers, solids or multi composition to solve my problem?

I hope that you can first understand my problem ..then suggest me on how to do... I am doing 3D VR videos. in AE i put the 2 footage (Left and Right eye) cut/paste/edit/render etc is not a problem... ...
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How to decrease resolution from 1920x1080 to 720?

I have After Effects CC running on Windows 10. I have this template with resolution of 1920x1080. After rendering with this resolution my video player keeps on buffering, possibly because the ...
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Audio level goes up and down in rendered output [After Effects]

I render my AE project using Media Encoder, but when I check the output, its audio level clearly changes and go up at some parts and down on other parts! and its not consistent at all. The thing is ...
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How to expand stroke width in one direction

am trying to scale the stroke width of a shape in AE in only one direction instead of all direction equally. Please assist
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Creating wave interference in After Effects

I want to create a wave interference in Adobe After Effects, such as . I've already started with a radio wave, as shown below. However, I'm not sure how to a) Make the ...
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Applying identical keyframes to identical objects w/variation

I have the following animation, in which a ball goes from the flashlight to the end of the frame. However, how do I create multiple iterations of this animation, except with the ball following the ...
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Controlling animation presets programmatically

Is there a way to control whether or not an animation preset it applied to an item programmatically through After Effects? Let's say, for example, I have some sample text, that just says "hello world"...
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After Effects - EG Template: Of 2 keyframes I only want to change the 2nd in EG, help!

I'm trying to create a new Essential Graphics template in After Effects. I have an animation (at its most basic, it's a rectangle that expands from a set, small size to - hopefully! - a user defined ...
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Use markers in After Effects as triggers for a particular animation

I have a one precomp animations (from stocks). And I am searching for a script /expression that will automate a certain animation for my project. I have a long videos with premade subtitles srt file ...
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AE - Creating speed/motion lines?

https://gyazo.com/6cb8bcf6193716407790a11205bd060c Any idea how I can create this effect in illustrator on a (rectangle) shape? Are there any effect presets for it? The gif is from here.
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How can I make pseudo 3D movements to static PNG in AE?

I know about CC Mesh Warp and I use it to move static pictures in simple cartoon scenes, but is there anything more convenient? Like for example I need this pony to slowly sway left and right while ...
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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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AfterEffects Text Templates - Do changes Progagate to Instances in PPro

I have created a number of Live Text Template Capsule (.aecap) files from AE CC2017. And used them a number of places in multiple timelines in a Premiere project. I now need to make a tweak to ...
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After Effects slow animation

I f****d up and changed the framerate of my AE preview because the project began taking its toll on my computer, mistakenly thinking that this will increase performance. However I sadly had to notice (...