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Category: After Effects (page 1 of 5)

The blog posts and tutorials in this category are about After Effects. These resources should help video editors in virtually every version of the software.

After Effects, commonly referred to as AE, is an animation and motion graphics software by Adobe. No matter what NLE a video editor knows (Premiere Pro, Avid Media Composer, Final Cut Pro X, etc.), learning AE is a must! The blog posts and tutorials about AE on the Edit Video Faster website teach shortcuts, provide tips, and expert insights from a freelance video editor and video producer with over a decade in the industry.

Here are some topics you will learn about on this website:

Import Image Sequence into After Effects

This tutorial will teach you how to import an image sequence into After Effects.

An image sequence is a group of image files — .psd, .jpg, .png, .tif — that are numbered sequentially together in a folder. Each image acts as one frame of video. And what you are trying to do is import an image sequence into Adobe After Effects. Does that sound right to you? If so, great! Read on.

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Add Stroke to Text in After Effects

This tutorial will teach you how to add stroke to text in After Effects. You’ll also learn how to keyframe the stroke so you can change its color over time. And you’ll learn how to make your text display just a stroke so that the inside is see-through.

Just to make sure you’re in the right place, a stroke is a colored border or outline that surrounds text. And you’re looking to add a stroke to text in After Effects. Does that sound like what you’re trying to do? If so, read on!

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