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Questions tagged [adobe-after-effects]

Adobe After Effects is a digital motion graphics and video compositing software package, used in the post-production process of film and television production

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Is a different sub version of Media encoder compatible with After effects?

I tried to use Media encoder 2015.3 with After effects 2015.0 but I got errors when tried to use dynamic link. I got error that Media encoder is not installed. Similarly, when tried to access .ae file ...
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Why does Premiere render AE compositions with the CPU?

When I add an After Effects composition to Premiere, for some reason it does all the rendering on the CPU, doesn't matter if I'm actually rendering, or just scrubbing the play head, it doesn't even ...
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After Effects interface font to change monospace

I would like to change After Effects interface non-monospace font to monospace font. I do not even know is there any chance to change it.
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Colors not the same when export After Effects

I'm trying to export my video from After Effects to mov. The problem is that the colors are different (washed out and flat) than shown in After Effects. In the Mac preview and on social media, the ...
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How to decrease the produced GIF size when converting from a video file without losing so much quality

I have made a project in Adobe After Effects, @30 fps - 7 seconds long - (resolution 506 X 808) and exported it as AVI video file (395MB size). after that I imported the video in the Photoshop and ...
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How to remove text aliasing in After Effects?

I'm not very experienced with After Effects and I was wondering if there's a built in option or a feasible workaround for text with no aliasing (think pixel art). I know this can be easily be done in ...
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Beeping sound coming from Windows system while Adobe software open

Recently there has appeared a beeping sound while I have Adobe After effects and Premiere running. I seems to be on a regular interval with 2-3 seconds in between and sounds similar to metronome ...
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Powershell Start-Process - can I make it leave the windows open?

I'm launching multiple copies of aerender.exe (a command line renderer for Adobe After Effects) using start-process. This renderer produces a truckload of verbiage which is handy to have in order to ...
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Media Encoder - H.264 with CRF setting?

I have recently started using Adobe After Effects and use Adobe Media Encoder to render my H.264 videos (with Quicktime installed). I am familiar with ffmpeg and have always been using CRF based ...
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Upscaling and deblocking a video

I have a small collection of old 360p/480p videos that I am considering upscaling since they no longer look good on my 1440p monitor. I tried After Effects 'Detail-preserve upscale' plug-in and some ...
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How do I restore a deleted Adobe AfterEffects built in workspace?

I was trying to tweak the After Effects UI panels by creating and saving custom Workspaces. However the list became bloated and I decided to quickly delete off some workspaces. However I just ...
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Adobe After Effect CS5 10.0 to 10.5 Updater not working?

I have installed my Adobe After Effect CS5 version 10.0.0.458, and i'm planning to upgrade to the CS5 version 10.5 (Found from this adobe link). But strangely, from the 2 links given on that page. ...
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more power for windows and video render

I have 10 different project on 5 windows machine that render a video with after effect, I already have a software that schedule my render. What i need is to make more video, I would like to know what ...
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GPU stopped working after reinstalling windows

I recently reinstalled Windows 10 and my AMD Radeon HD 7400M stopped working. After reinstalling Windows there was a notification telling me to change the video settings from AMD Catalyst Control ...
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How run Adobe After Effects CS6 v6.0.335.0 64-bit software into 32-bit machine?

I'm using windows 7 32-bit OS other configuration is below in image. In my system I'm trying to install Adobe After Effects CS6 v6.0.335.0 here is the setup screenshot but after running the setup I'...
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AfterEffects , Create floating objects

I want to create a floating objects when time freezes ... Zach king created a video that throw popcorn in the air , then time freeze and then camera moves around ... Search : 'Zachking Popcorn' then ...
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Aftereffects and Photoshops ui do not work in vmwere 7 in a maverick VM

so first off i will explane I set up a VM of mavericks in VMwere fusion because some of my software will not work in Yosemite and I want to upgrade so I created a legacy VM in VMwere fusion 7. ...
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Is it possible to run Adobe After Effects (CS6 or later versions) under Wine?

I have been unsuccessful trying to install Adobe After Effects on Linux using Wine. If someone has done this successfully, could you share what steps are required beyond a "simple" installation in ...
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can I remove 12.0 from After Effects CC? (It takes 8GB!)

C:\Users\user\AppData\Local\Temp\Adobe\After Effects> has two directories. 12.0 and 12.1 12.0 takes 8GB 12.1 takes 4GB Can I remove 12.0? How about 12.1 also? Each one has this big directory ...
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Colors change when rendering from After Effects

I have a video composition in AE CC and want to export it. However, when the video is exported, the colors look different than what displays in AE. Interestingly enough, this problem only happens with ...
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Does .mov files keep the layers made in Adobe After Effects?

I have a video in .mov format. Is there any way, after I import it to After Effects, to see the effects which are used and change the content ?
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What are the recommended configuration for improving After Effects CS6 perfomance?

Everything was fine regarding my performance while using After Effects CS6. Suddenly it became really slow to pre-render the frames of my text animation (and started hanging a lot). It is interesting ...
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How to resolve error 0xc000007b opening Adobe After Effects?

I have installed Adobe CS6 on Windows 8 and get the error "0xc000007b" every time I open open Adobe After Effects. All other Adobe software, including Photoshop and Premiere Pro work perfectly. I have ...
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How to resolve 0xc000007b error opening Adobe After Effects?

I have installed Adobe CS6 on Windows 8 and get the error "0xc000007b" every time I open open Adobe After Effects. All other Adobe software, including Photoshop and Premiere Pro, work perfectly. I ...
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Photoshop GIF animation: how to slide a 'gradient overlay' layer effect?

I have a simple PSD with one layer, and in the layer I have a 'gradient overlay' effect which modifies the object. It's a very specific effect where it looks like separating the gradient into a second ...
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Adobe After Effects free and open-source alternative

I used to work on Adobe After Effects at a studio that had a license for it. I learned it and could use it for my own projects, but I will never have the money to purchase it. I most definitely do not ...
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Cleaning tracked keyframes in After Effects

I'm new to After Effects and played with Mocha for After Effects a bit (which is very easy to pick up) and was wondering: If I have a bunch of dense set of keyframes as a result of tracking, is ...
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Multiple Graphics cards - Non Multi-Display Setup

Is it possible for me to utilize the processing capabilities of multiple graphics cards, even if I'm only using one monitor? I recently bought a new AMD graphics card, fairly top of the line. I also ...
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Audio keeps breaking for the video created by Adobe After Effect CS 5.5

I created a video using Adobe After Effect CS 5.5 and imported a MP3 file to the time line - After rendering the video to a movie with .avi format, the audio keeps breaking during the show time. ...
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After Effects CS4 shows installed while installing Creative Suite 4

I recently needed to reinstall Windows XP, but I didn't perform a clean install with formatting the partition, but I installed on the partition without formatting, and it only deleted the windows ...
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Reencoding MXF (OP-1a) XDCAM HD422 MPEG into something useful

I am a bit desperate at this point. I have a video file in the MXF container format. MediaInfo identifies it as MXF (OP-1a) XDCAM HD422 and says the Video Stream is plain MPEG. I want to edit the ...
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SVG to After Effects workflow?

I have a JavaScript chart component that outputs SVG. (It's kind of like an animated bar chart with a time slider.) One of my clients would like to customize this animation further in After Effects - ...
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adobe after effects animation preset duration

I'm new to after effects. I want to apply some effect (for example flashing) to one of my images in composition. I want that effect to be applied from 5 to 10 second. How can I do this?
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After Effects Export as JPEG sequence results in huge file

I have an After Effects project for school, and I've created a movie using JPEG sequences (10 @ ~100-200mb/each ). I have the output setting on the composition set to 640x480. I resized each JPEG ...
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Export After Effects layers to multi layered Quicktime movie file

Is it possible to export multiple After Effects layers to a multi layered Quicktime movie file natively or using an additional application? AE: CS5 Qt: 7
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After Effects: Mac to PC

Is it possible to open an After Effects file that's been created on a Mac with PC? I don't know what version the AE was on the Mac side, but I want to oepn it with CS3 on a PC laptop.
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After Effects CS4: Using layer markers

I have a question regarding Layer Markers in AE. What I'm trying to do is have a layer start off normal then in the time line I'll place a marker and have it change its color using Effect > Color ...
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In after effects can you give 2d images thickness when arranging them in 3d?

In after effects I have some PNGs which are arranged in 3d. When they are rotated 90 degrees they all but disappear because they have no thickness. Is there a way to give them thickness?