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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 next major update to After Effects CC is revealed!

Today, we’re revealing what’s coming soon in the next major update to After Effects CC. I’m really proud of what our team has developed for this release. Actually, I’m really proud of what multiple teams put into this release. This is because multiple teams focused heavily on creating workflows that allow technology from After Effects […]

what’s new and changed in the next major update to After Effects CC, coming soon

As our product manager Steve Forde just announced, today we are revealing the next major update to After Effects CC, as well as updates for our other professional video and audio applications, all of which are coming soon. For information about the next major updates for all of our professional video and audio applications, including […]

What’s coming next in Adobe Media Encoder CC

Now that more and more deliverables are created digitally, there’s a growing demand for standardization. The next major update to Adobe Media Encoder (AME) is adding two new ways to do packaging that will greatly speed up your workflow and help deliver according to new standards. For broadcast we’re adding AS-11 functionality, specifically catering to […]

scripting changes in After Effects CC (12.0-12.2)

This article describes the changes to the After Effects scripting interface implemented in After Effects CC (12.0). You can use this article together with the most recent full version of the After Effects scripting guide (for After Effects CS6), which you can find on the After Effects Developer Center page. There were no significant changes […]

Maxon Cinema 4D importer plug-in updated, fixes “Unexpected FunctionBlock5 flags” error

Maxon has fixed a bug in their plug-in for exchange of data with After Effects CC that caused some errors when the plug-in was loaded. To get the new plug-in, go to this page on the Maxon website and click the “Download” link next to the “Plugins for After Effects CC CINEMA 4D R14/R15 connection” […]

Nvidia CUDA driver update fixes crashes for After Effects and other applications

We are seeing reports that the Nvidia CUDA 5.5.47 update released today addresses crashing problems introduced by the CUDA 5.5.43 update. So, if you have an Nvidia GPU, please update your drivers to use the most recent version of the CUDA driver. IMPORTANT: DO NOT install CUDA drivers on computer systems that do not have […]

After Effects CC (12.2.1) bug-fix update

The After Effects CC (12.2.1) bug-fix update is now available. 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 by closing all Adobe applications other than Adobe Bridge, and […]

known issues and workarounds for After Effects CC (12.2)

[UPDATE: These issues are addressed in the After Effects CC (12.2.1) bug-fix update. ] Since we released After Effects CC (12.2), we have found some bugs. We are working on fixing these bugs, of course, and we’ll be releasing a bug-fix update soon (within a couple of weeks if all goes well) that addresses many […]

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 […]