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AE Counter Switch (Mins > Hs)

Make three text layers with a slider on each. Call the layers value 1, value 2, and value 3. In the source text of each of the text layers put this expression, to display the slider value and round ...
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Tracking in Premiere Pro: Keep an object in a zoomed-in video in place

You'll need to use AfterEffects to effectively track camera or object motion. There are tutorials on YouTube, my advice is do the tracking last, so you only track the footage frames used in your ...
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How to get smooth motion when changing clip speed?

Shooting at a higher shutter speed is not an option in my opinion, as it just blurs the motion until the problem is not visible. I don't get that part. Isn't hiding the problem until it is no longer ...
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Head/Vision Tracking

It doesn't really look like it is actually being tracked. It looks like a manual overlay of a line on to it based on the head movement. It really doesn't look particularly accurate either from what ...
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Drawing a line over video that is camera tracked

Masks do not render in after effects, the lines and boxes are UI elements of the program. To render a mask you have to apply an effect such as the stroke effect to the layer, using the mask as the ...
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How to get smooth motion when changing clip speed?

There is a substantial body of literature explaining how frame rate and shutter speed relate to achieve desirable perceptions of motion. In general, a shutter speed that is 1/2 of the frame rate (1/...
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Is it possible to track continue motion tracking on another point in After Effects CC?

When you put a track point to a feature, you can notice the white crosshair in the middle of the tracking marker. That is the tracking point. If your tracked feature is covered by something else or ...
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Vox-style dynamic charts in Final Cut Pro X

You are better served with Motion 5 or similar programs for something like that. Here is a good example from Ripple Training what might work as starting point for you.
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Wanna learn to make videos that use documents

When you want something to happen on screen, at the very minimum, you need to tell it: When to start When to stop Where to be Motion lets you create templates for generators, transitions, and titles....
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Mimicking persistence of vision for fast-moving objects

There are two ways to fundamentally solve this, neither necessarily feasible: 1) Acquiring and playing video at high frame rates. 2) acquiring at high frame rate but using eye-tracking dependent ...
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After Effects - images get corrupted / ruined picture

I don't know why it happened, but I've found out what causes it - it's the frame blending interpolation, which was set to pixel-motion.
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Seamless loop animation

I not know how do this with AE animation software but I do this in Blender: Basic theory (see picture) for real camera or software: • Want repeat image every n ...
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Are there any Final Cut Pro, Motion or Premiere plug-ins that allow insertion of PowerPoint or Keynote slides?

If your show requires some level of postproduction, then: 1 Record the live video feed of the presenter's slideshow. Don't just export the slides as a movie from Keynote. Syncing slides manually ...
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What's the difference between TV and cinema motion?

I don't know where they have "TV motion" from as at least in my area we use 1/(2×fps) for TV too. Or higher for sports. 1/(2×fps) simply has a "natural" motion blur to it which is often used in ...
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Can duplicate frames effect motion?

What effect you see will depend on the content, and your own perception. In a static scene dupes will have no visual effect, but they always lengthen the clip. With motion in the scene, a duplicated ...
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Track Multiple Moving Objects Simultaneously

After effects can definitely track 2D motion and allow you to export x,y coordinate pairs, but it does not work in realtime. You would have to import the videos, then track each object (and correct ...
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Warp points binding in After Effects

If you haven't found it yet, the Puppet tool likely what you're looking for. You will create specific anchor points and you can keyframe their motion. There's several tutorials out there for the ...
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How can I create an intro animation in Final Cut Pro X or Motion, with or without plugins?

You can try to mimic that by importing your alpha keyed assets and apply scaling and rotation but you won't be able to get that motion blur without a software like After Effects or Motion.
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How can I create an intro animation in Final Cut Pro X or Motion, with or without plugins?

You could easily create that in FCPX, no plug-in necessary. The various circles can just be still images that you apply rotation and scaling to. (I'd make them large and then scale them down rather ...
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Parent Pick Whip Not Showed On Effect Transform Keyframing

Expressions aren't parented. They use the same kind of widget but it's not the one in the parent column. You need to enable expressions on the property by alt-clicking the stopwatch. Now you'll see ...
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Customize Date/Time title for Final Cut Pro X

This effect is not editable. If you make a copy, it won't work. Actually the title does not go crazy. All it does is, if "Animate" is ticked, go from "Start" to "End" ...
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Customize Date/Time title for Final Cut Pro X

The reason the one from Final Cut Pro doesn't have the "Region" control is because it has the "Animate" flag set. If you set the animate flag on yours, then select something else, and then select ...
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After Effects: Strange motion tracking problem

some possibilities: You are trying to track a very general area. Try to track a smaller area with well differentiated colors (maybe another footage). You are using CC 2014. There are bugs that have ...
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How to automatically turn camera to follow speaker?

High-end sports productions have cameras that can pan, tilt, and zoom their way to tracking a golf ball when driven 300+ yards off a tee. Such systems are well beyond the budgets of typical user ...
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Animating stills in After Effects

Try selecting your keyframes, right-clicking them, and clicking "edit interpolation", then changing it from "Bezier" to "linear", and all the variations therein. Also try making doubly sure that your ...
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Freezing/repeating the last frame of a video clip in Apple Motion 5

That is not a good solution. With this solution you are now locked at the size and position of your window, not the source media. If you want to zoom in or out you have now lost that ability. ...
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