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Quicktime 7.4 – Don’t Upate yet

Wait a while before updating to QT 7.4. It introduces serious incompatibility with After Effects and Premiere Pro. Adobe is working with Apple to resolve the issue and I will post any news soon as I hear something.

I know downloading/renting movies from Itunes is cool, but just wait.

Shape Layers in After Effects CS3

Do you remember when they integrated key components of Photoshop into After Effects, well they did it again with Illustrator!
We all know how using Adobe Illustrator files in AE has been in the past, well maybe some of you don’t, but it did work, although, you did need to know a few tricks to get it all working seamlessly. We have all been hoping for better integration and now you have it and it is called Shape Layers!

I have been showing this for a month or two now and it is definitely one of the coolest new features of AE CS3. The AE team integrated the necessary parts of Adobe Illustrator into AE and then some.

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Welcome and a few thoughts

Welcome to Steve Whatley’s After Effects Cookbook Blog. If you love After Effects like I do, you are in the right place. My idea here is to pass on, After Effects (AE) cool stuff with a focus on the 3D side of AE, integration with 3D applications, 3rd party plugins and WORKFLOW. If you are all about motion graphics and effects you can’t go wrong here.

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