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After Effects CC 2014.0.2 (13.0.2) update fixes issue with trial period

Today we released the After Effects CC 2014.0.2 (13.0.2) update. This update fixes an issue with the trial period. When you launch After Effects CC 2014.0.2 (13.0.2) as a trial, it will reset the trial period if you had used the trial of After Effects CC (12.x). This is the only significant change in this update. This […]

Siggraph 2014 is here!

When it comes to computer graphics, there really isn’t a better tradeshow to know what’s hot and coming in the world of graphics technology. The name itself implies innovation (Special Interest Group on GRAPHics) and is the perfect ‘geek-out’ week: August 12-14. 2014. Adobe’s Presence & Partners A bunch of Adobe folk will be participating in partner booths […]

CC 2014.0.1 updates for After Effects, Prelude, and SpeedGrade fixes issue with trial period

IMPORTANT: The After Effects CC 2014.0.1 (13.0.1) update has been replaced by the After Effects CC 2014.0.2 (13.0.2) update. This new update fixes the same issue with the trial period and corrects a bug with preferences in the After Effects CC 2014.0.1 (13.0.1) update. If you installed After Effects CC 2014.0.1 (13.0.1), you should update to After […]

warning “RAM Preview needs 2 or more frames” after scrubbing audio in After Effects CC 2014 (13.0)

The After Effects team are investigating a bug in After Effects CC 2104 (13.0) where a memory leak occurs while scrubbing audio (holding down the CTRL or Command key while scrubbing). This memory leak can eventually consume all free RAM, which can lead to the warning message “After Effects error: RAM Preview needs 2 or […]

Adobe Media Encoder CC 2014.0.1 (8.0.1) update: bug fixes, H.264 at 4K, new YouTube presets, and more

Today, the Adobe Media Encoder CC 2014.0.1 (8.0.1) update was released. This version provides important fixes and enhancements and is recommended for all users. This update addresses several bugs, adds support for 4K in H.264, new and simplified presets for YouTube, and other features. Read the details below in the “what’s new” and “fixed bugs” sections. Ideally, […]

workaround for slow performance and poor resolution with RED R3D files in After Effects CC 2014 (13.0)

The After Effects team are investigating a bug in After Effects CC 2104 (13.0) where RED (.R3D) files are very slow and the image resolution is poor, about 1/8 sampling. The following workaround has been reported to solve the problems in some cases: 1. Save the project. 2. Choose Edit > Purge > All Memory […]

removal of FLV and F4V export features from Adobe Media Encoder, After Effects, and Premiere Pro

After Effects CC 2014 (13.0), Premiere Pro CC 2014 (8.0), and Adobe Media Encoder CC 2014 (8.0) do not include exporters for creating FLV and F4V files. You can still import videos in FLV and F4V formats into After Effects and Adobe Media Encoder. You can still import videos in the F4V format into Premiere […]

using Adobe Media Encoder to create H.264, MPEG-2, and WMV videos from After Effects

After Effects CC 2014 (13.0) does not include exporters for creating H.264, MPEG-2, and WMV videos directly from the render queue. To create videos in these formats, you should use Adobe Media Encoder. You can still import videos in these formats into After Effects. How do you create H.264, MPEG-2, and WMV videos using Adobe […]

fixing permissions problem that impedes start of Adobe applications

I’ve noticed several cases of applications either failing to start or taking a long time to start because the permissions for the Adobe preferences folders have been set incorrectly. For After Effects, this manifests as After Effects taking several minutes to start, eventually reporting that QuickTime is not installed. This is because After Effects is […]

migrating settings and plug-ins for After Effects CC 2014 (13.0)

migrating preferences, keyboard shortcuts, and other settings At the bottom of the General pane in the After Effects Preferences dialog box is a Migrate Previous Version Settings button. If you have After Effects CC (12.x) installed on the same computer, then clicking that button will give you a dialog box with an option to migrate […]