This tutorial teaches you how to pop or jump a layer in After Effects. Usually you’ll probably want a layer to gradually move across the screen or scale or rotate or whatever. Instead, what if you want this value change to happen instantaneously? Can you do this easily using Hold keyframes. Let me show you how!
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:
- Copying effects of a property onto another layer
- Creating guides and copying them into other compositions
- Adjusting the volume in After Effects
- How to change the space of letters and lines of text
- Changing font and color of text layers
- Making solids and how to change their colors
- Solving common importing issues
- Keyboard shortcuts to show and hide properties
- And so much more!
Solved: After Effects Won’t RAM Preview Whole Composition
This tutorial teaches you how to fix After Effects when it won’t or will not RAM Preview or play the whole Composition.
Easily Change Duration (Length) of a Clip in After Effects
This tutorial teaches you how to easily change the duration or length of a video or audio clip in After Effects.
Turn Off Audio on a Layer in After Effects
This tutorial teaches you how to turn off the audio on a layer in After Effects in one click.
Add a Drop Shadow to a Layer in After Effects
This tutorial teaches you how to add a drop shadow to a layer in After Effects. You can easily add a drop shadow to text, shapes, solids, videos, and graphics. Here’s how:
How to Change the Background Color in After Effects
This tutorial teaches you how to change the color of a composition’s background in After Effects with two different, simple methods.
How to Change Composition Size in After Effects
This tutorial teaches you how to change the size of a composition in After Effects. Compositions, also known as “comps”, in After Effects have a set size when they’re created and here’s how to change it.
Simple Duplicate Layer in After Effects Tutorial
This tutorial teaches you how to duplicate a layer or multiple layers in Adobe After Effects.
Easy Ways to Brighten Video in After Effects
This tutorial teaches you two simple ways to brighten video clips in After Effects. You’ll use the Auto Levels and Curves effects to brighten your footage.
Learn Title Safe and Action Safe Guides in After Effects
This tutorial teaches you how to turn on and also modify title safe and action safe guides in After Effects.