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Adobe After Effects Tutorials

After Effects Overview | After Effects Tools | Creating A Short Animation | Creating A Text Animation | Importing Sound |
Combining Scenes | Exporting Your Files | Additional Tutorials

Software Description:
Adobe After Effects is a digital visual effects, motion graphics, and compositing application developed byAdobe Systems and used in the post-production process of film making and television production. Among other things, After Effects can be used for keying, tracking, compositing and animation.

Operating Systems

  • Mac
  • PC/Windows

Greate Software Sites

  • Video Co-Pilot - great After Effects Tutorials and Plug-ins
  • Envato Tuts+ - In excess of 2,500 free tutorials and quick tips covering all aspects of 3D Modelling, Cinema 4D & Motion Graphics tutorials. Follow our expert instructors who'll help you become more productive and effective.
  • - download decorative fonts

Useful Files

  • add links to files


  • Adobe Certified Associate Program - The Adobe Certified Associate (ACA) certification allows you to demonstrate proficiency in Adobe digital communications tools. Become a Certified Associate and stand apart from your peers, boost your confidence, and expand your career opportunities.
    • There are currently no certifications offered in Adobe After Effects
Vocabulary: N/A
Video Tutorials:
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After Effects Overview
Adobe After Effects Workspace & Overview

Importing Assets in AE

Creating Compositions
in AE

Importing Photoshop Documents in AE

Naming and Organizing

Previewing Your Work

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ACTIVITY 1:After Effects Tools
After Effects Tools Overview


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ACTIVITY 2: Creating Animations
Timeline Basics 1

Timeline Basics 2

Timeline Basics 3 - Work Area and Layer Short cuts
Fitting Items & Creating Solids
Tutorial 01 - Character Rigging

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ACTIVITY 3: Creating A Text Animation
Options for Creating Text

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ACTIVITY 4: Importing Sound


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ACTIVITY 5: Combining Scenes

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ACTIVITY 6: Exporting Your Files
Export 1 - Dynamic Link

Export 2 - Setting UP for Export

Export 3 - Render Settings

Export 4 - Output Modules

Export 8 - Understanding Pre-Render

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Additional Tutorials

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Extra Tips:
Use to download decorative fonts

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