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edit after effects projects with aerender and extend script

Aerender does what it says on the tin: it just renders. It can save a comp after rendering if there's a post-render action like setting proxies, but AFAIK it has no other capability to modify projects ...
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How to trigger an aerender command from a web page

Depends on which scripting languages your web server supports. Main requirements The language should be able to execute the application The language should provide secure access the files on the ...
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After Effects Multiple instances hangs when rendering using PHP and Command Line

You may want to try to write the output of your task to a file and tell your system to start it as a background task by adding the &: exec('aerender.exe -project myproject.aepx -comp "Final" -mp ...
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Setting format to H.264 in After Effects

I would not recommend trying to output your AE Comp using H.264. Unfortunately, regardless of the settings, you will get less than desirable results (typically terrible). The proven workflow / best ...
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How to render Adobe Premiere or After Effects projects on Linux?

BlackMagic Davinci Resolve and Fusion run on both RHEL and Centos, and have Python2, 3 and LUA integrated for automation. The title of your question leads me to believe you're already using Adobe ...
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Does Adobe Media Encoder support network encoding?

The most efficient way is to use the command line renderer in multi machine mode. That will mean each machine will render the next un-rendered frame independently. You need to set the output module to ...
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Improving speed for aerender.exe (Adobe After effects CC 2017)

I have been able to at least 10x render times in AE (depending on hardware) by rendering to image sequences and running multiple instances of AE on one machine. Because AE is so inefficient at using ...
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Improving speed for aerender.exe (Adobe After effects CC 2017)

I would try using a seperate ssd for your project files and assets. You'd have one for your os and software and one for the project.
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render farm newbie questions

I'm not an economist, but I have built and run a small render farm. I'd make the decision on a ROI basis: will you get back a return from your investment? I can't answer this for you, you'll need to ...
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After Effects CS6 Problem

The issue was with Camtasia 8's capture. Converting from the AVI format to a MOV format fixed the issue.
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After effects cc render time issues

I usually export as a ProRes Quicktime movie from After Effects directly, then convert my ProRes file to h264. I keep the ProRes as a master file, and compress the h264 as needed. Also sometimes ...
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