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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. In one case, 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 […]

After Effects and Mac OSX v10.10 (Yosemite)

[UPDATE 2: Apple has released OS X 10.10 Developer Preview 3.1.0, which solves a launch problem with multiple versions of After Effects. See James Landy's recent forum post for more detail.] [UPDATE: See James Landy's post on this thread for some more details.] Apple made Mac OSX v10.10 (Yosemite) available as a developer preview build yesterday, […]

details of video preview with Mercury Transmit in the 2014 update to After Effects CC

NOTE: This article is about new functionality in the 2014 update to After Effects CC, which is one of the many Creative Cloud updates announced today. For more details about this release of After Effects, read the complete list of what’s new and changed.   After Effects has for a long time had the ability to send frames to […]

Creating a visual experience for Fatboy Slim at Coachella

Production company creates immersive experience for well-known DJ artist at art and music festival using Adobe Creative Cloud Plastic Reality is a production company known for branding and other video work for big corporate clients such as BP and Unilever. But unlike most corporate video companies, Plastic Reality has a wild side, called The Happiness […]

Seamless visual effects for “The Wolf of Wall Street” created with help from Adobe After Effects CC and Adobe Photoshop CC

Paul and Christina Graff of Crazy Horse Effects (CHE) are visual effects aficionados, with projects to their credit such as There Will Be Blood and Life of Pi. They also work with a team of some of the best matte painters and designers in the visual effects industry, and are recognized for their award-winning compositing. They recently created some […]

Setting the stage for “Anchorman 2: The Legend Continues”

Video Playback and Graphics team uses Adobe Creative Cloud and plugins from FxFactory to create period-specific news content To make the set of GNN, the 24-hour news channel featured in Anchorman 2: The Legend Continues as realistic as possible required one essential element: content. It was the job of the video playback and graphics team to fill […]

The 2014 update to After Effects CC is available!

As David Wadhwani has just announced, today we have released the next major update to Creative Cloud applications, including After Effects CC. The After Effects CC 2014 update (version 13.0) is available to all Adobe Creative Cloud members. Just go to the Creative Cloud download center or open the Creative Cloud desktop application to download […]

what’s new and changed in After Effects CC 2014 (13.0)

As David Wadhwani has just announced, today we have released the next major update to Creative Cloud applications, including After Effects CC. The After Effects CC 2014 update (version 13.0) is available to all Adobe Creative Cloud members. Just go to the Creative Cloud download center or open the Creative Cloud desktop application to download […]

what’s new and changed in the 2014 update to Adobe Media Encoder CC

As David Wadhwani has just announced, today we have released the next major update to Creative Cloud applications, including Adobe Media Encoder (AME) CC. The Adobe Media Encoder CC 2014 update (version 8.0) is available to all Adobe Creative Cloud members. Just go to the Creative Cloud download center or open the Creative Cloud desktop […]