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opening After Effects projects from previous versions and saving back to previous versions

opening and importing projects from previous versions of After Effects Each version of After Effects can open and import projects made with that version and several other versions, but only going back a limited number of versions: After Effects CC (12.2) can open projects from After Effects 7.0 through After Effects CC (12.2). After Effects […]

preventing crash in After Effects when using Illustrator files

The new version of Adobe Illustrator (17.1) creates files (.ai, .eps, .pdf files) that contain XMP metadata in a format that causes After Effects to crash when reading that metadata. The crash occurs when you add a footage item from Illustrator to a composition. We have released a bug-fix update for After Effects CC (12) […]

avoiding crashes and other problems with Red Giant software and After Effects

The folks at Red Giant have recently been releasing updates that help with crashes and other problems. We strongly recommend that any users of Red Giant software go to this page and download and install the most recent versions of their software. While you’re at it, this would be a good time to check for […]

Happy New Year! ~ and a question…

First off – Happy New Year to all! 2013 was a fantastic year in the world of After Effects, and I’m stoked about what could be done in 2014. With that – I wanted to share a new years resolution of mine. My blog has been really ‘announcy’, which although not even a word – […]

top After Effects feature requests of 2013, plus a peek at what we’re thinking about for the near future

I want to thank everyone who submitted a feature request (or bug report) this year. We put a lot of stock in the feedback that comes in through this channel. I think that a lot of you have gotten that message, since the number of feature requests and the amount of specific detail in the […]

5 new and changed features in After Effects CC (12.2) that resulted from visiting users in Vancouver, BC

As often as possible, the After Effects team visits artists at their work site. Talking face-to-face not only gains us direct feedback and criticism about After Effects but also allows us to observe how they work in a way not possible from our offices. One such recent trip to Vancouver, British Columbia resulted in 5 […]

December 2013 updates: After Effects CC (12.2) and After Effects CS6 (11.04)

I think you are starting to notice a trend It is with great pleasure I get to announce a new feature-bearing update to After Effects CC (12.2) that we released today.¬†Todd Kopriva has put together a detailed list of what’s new and changed in After Effects CC (12.2).¬†Along with the update to After Effects CC, […]

After Effects CS6 (11.0.4) update: bug fixes for ray-traced 3D renderer and Spanish version on Windows

The After Effects CS6 (11.0.4) bug-fix update is now available. We also released the After Effects CC (12.2) update today. You can install the update through the Creative Cloud desktop application, or you can check for new updates from within any Adobe application by choosing Help > Updates. One way to check for updates is […]

After Effects CC (12.2): what’s new and changed in this December 2013 update

The After Effects CC (12.2) update is now available to all Creative Cloud members. We also released the After Effects CS6 (11.0.4) update today. You can install the update through the Creative Cloud desktop application, or you can check for new updates from within any Adobe application by choosing Help > Updates. One way to […]

After Effects updates

After Effects CC (12.2) and After Effects CS6 (11.0.4) updates are now available. Click the links in the previous sentence for details, including instructions on how to install these updates. Be sure to update all of your other Adobe video applications to take advantage of all of the fixes and improvements that they have to […]