After Effects CS4 for Windows and Macintosh: Visual QuickPro by Antony Bolante

By Antony Bolante

Right here to get filmmakers, net designers, broadcasters, and electronic artists of every kind on top of things on After results CS4—and in time to fulfill their subsequent deadline—is everyone's favourite task-based consultant. via step by step directions, greater through guidance, sidebars, and many visible aids, veteran video editor Antony Bolante indicates readers tips on how to successfully and successfully import and deal with photos, view and edit layers, observe results, animate kind, and extra. they are going to find out about key positive aspects with genuine global examples of the way and whilst beneficial properties can be used, together with what is new in After results CS4: the addition of Imagineer System’s Mocha for Adobe After results, which permits clients to do movement monitoring for tricky pictures; the facility to export wealthy media compositions from After results to Adobe Flash; searchable timelines and tasks, plus more uncomplicated composition navigation; the facility to import Photoshop 3D layers; self sustaining keyframing of X, Y, and Z axis positions; the recent comic strip impact for developing an lively glance to reside pictures; and plenty of extra improvements.

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DIPPTF )FMQ>8FMDPNFBOE5JQPGUIF%BZ  In the Welcome screen, select the Show Welcome and Tip of the Day at Startup check box. The Welcome screen appears the next time you launch After Effects.  4UBSUJOHGSPNUIF8FMDPNF4DSFFO In the Welcome screen, do any of the following: S To view the previous tip, click the left arrow button. 2). S To search for a tip relevant to a particular topic, type a keyword in the Search field.

S To clear a search, click the search field’s Clear Search button . $IBQUFS $SFBUJOHBOE4BWJOH 1SPKFDUT Creating a project is especially simple in After Effects, which doesn’t prompt you to select project settings. ” 'JHVSF$IPPTF'JMF>/FX>/FX1SPKFDU $SFBUJOHBOE4BWJOH1SPKFDUT You save After Effects projects as you would save a file in just about any program. But to more easily track changes to your work, you can instruct After Effects to save each successive version of a project using an incremental naming scheme.

Leave the option deselected to omit the audio. The Premiere Pro project appears in the Project panel as a composition. 39). An After Effects project appears in the Project panel as a folder containing compositions and footage items. 'JHVSF*OUIF*NQPSU'JMFEJBMPH
MPDBUFBO"EPCF 1SFNJFSF1SPQSPKFDUBOEDMJDL0QFO 'JHVSF4QFDJGZUIF1SFNJFSF1SP TFRVFODFTZPVXBOUUPJNQPSUBT DPNQPTJUJPOTJO"GUFS&GGFDUTBOETFMFDU XIFUIFSZPVXBOUUPJODMVEFBVEJP 5JQT N The Dynamic Link feature allows an After Effects project to appear as a clip in a Premiere Pro sequence and reflect any changes you make without an intermediate rendering step.

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