Questions tagged [after-effects]

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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Grid plugin / script - name escapes me

I used to have a great free plugin or script for automatically laying objects out on a specified grid in After Effects... For example, I want to place 18 squares on a 3 x 6 grid of a specified size. (...
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Dot matrix with depth cloud transition effect

Could someone point me in the right direction to reproducing this effect which takes an illustration, breaks it into circles of color similar to what an inkjet printer would do, and randomizes depth ...
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Cant change stroke Brush Size via Composition, only via top bar. AECS6

I am trying to do this tutorial: When I try to change the Brush Size of the Stroke via the left panel (the guy in the video does it at 2:04 - 2:09) it does not cover ...
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How to multi track export audio from After Effects to Audition

I have a fairly complex AE project with multiple audio files playing at different times. I'd like to make the final audio edit using Audition. What's the best way to get all of my audio tracks from ...
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Make only a specific region of a video blurry

I have a lower third that I want to use in adobe premiere. It's slightly transparent and I put an adjustment layer on top to add a bit of blur. When I add some footage to the after effects ...
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Mask not working

In After Effects, I want to use a mask to prevent an area from beein affected by a layer. I created a mask using the pen tool, but instead of masking the shape, the program masks the bounds of the ...
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Adobe media encoder encoding slow

Help, I have setup Adobe media encoder and After effects for cuda. My project is only 3,5 min long and my rendering time is about 2,5 hours. I have resized all my footage to match my resolution (1080p,...
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possible to lighten almost black video?

My caravan was recently broken into. The good news is I have a surveillance camera installed and I captured and recorded the breakin. The bad news is the footage is so underexposed that it is almost ...
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Cannot Grab Graph Editor Handles Intermittently in After Effects

On my desktop version of After Effects (not Laptop) I can only sometimes grab handles and béziers—clicking and dragging sometimes works and sometimes doesn't. Usually I keep trying until something ...
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Old layer shows up when playing the timeline without video

A while ago I made a short test animation. It was a red circle on a white background. Every time I create a new project or composition, there is always a picture of that red circle. The only time it ...
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In affter effect cs 6, I don't know why i cannot use mask with effects

I try to edit a video clip, like a steady cam and slow motion, using a mask and Time Warp in after effect. But, whenever i select any effect in Effect menu of a menu bar, the mask is not working. ...
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CUDA video card

I am new to After Effects. Just did my first real project - lots of fun. I am not that happy with my encoding output quality. Is it true that having a CUDA video card - i.e. rendering in hardware - ...
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No change to mask when parent's source text size changes

I have two mask layers, each whose 'Parent' is a type layer. When I change the Scale of the type layer, the mask layer adjusts its size proportionately, but when I change the size of the type using ...
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After Effects: Apply motion tracking to a scaled layer

After effects 10.5 (CS 5.5) I have two clips a layer with a smoke wisp curling up, much bigger than it will appear a layer with some slightly shaky footage of a broken machine just sitting there I ...
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how to motion track in after effects [duplicate]

How to motion track and put a 3d model on a video so it looks like it belongs there. I have a 3d sequence wolf that I am importing through element and once I get it into ae, how do I track the video ...
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When is it necessary to enable “Time Remap” in After Effects?

In After Effects to speed up and slow down footage this tutorial shows that you first enable Time Remap then use Timewarp. He doesn't appear to do anything with the Time Remap though. This other ...
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Audio Not Playing on Imported Video Files

I a currently editing a video and imported a .avi movie into my After Effects project. I went to check the RAM preview, but there was no sound. I checked the audio preview and there still was no audio....
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Adding 3d animations in a video

For a project we need 3d animations to start unfolding whilst a person is walking. The video camera will be moving. Using After effects, achieve such a thing? Also what is this called? So I can also ...
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How long does it take to write a script

I am doing a project in my summer holidays, where I want to produce 2 - 3 youtube clips where people should learn something. I need volunteers for this, writing the scripts, searching the content, ...
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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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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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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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Unknown Adobe After Effects plugins

How can I make effects like the ones in the video? Can anyone tell me where I can find the names of the plugins to make these effects?
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Merging two Comps, Adobe After Effects

I want to merge two comps in after effects so, when I play contents from both layers shows. At the current time the upper composition dont allow the lower composition to display its contents.
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After Effects - Export Settings Window

The Export Settings Window does not appear when I am trying to export a project to Media Encoder. ANy solution?
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After Effects - middle point line animation

I have line with 3 points and I want to animate middle point to top. Please help me!
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Animation from bottom to center, then rotate to 45°

Tell me that I'd better use. From below, a diamond should emerge and be placed in the center. then it turns by 45° and increases in size and becomes a square. I created layers in Photoshop. on one - a ...
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AE + Photoshop| How to do phone numbers increasing effect? [Details Inside]

Hello Okay so i need help I will show you some videos and I'd love to get an answer on exactly how they got made? ...
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Split video or export keynote slides separately

I have a problem I am struggling for 2 days. Maybe someone can give me some light. I made a huge keynote presentation (100 slides), with videos and animations. I expected to have one small exported ...
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Which software should I use for making an YouTube intro for videos on a channel, and how long would I take to learn it? [closed]

I was thinking you probably use Adobe Premiere and/or Adobe After Effects, but I'm not sure at all. Also, how hard will it be? I have some basic experience with Photoshop and Illustrator if it ...
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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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Does Adobe media encoder work if you have the cracked version of Adobe After Effects? [closed]

My friend has the cracked version, but for some reason, he cannot link his media encoder to his after effects software. How can he fix this issue?