After Effects CS4 New Features

with Chad Perkins
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After Effects CS4 New Features
Video duration: 0s 59m 21s Intermediate


In After Effects CS4 New Features, Chad Perkins explains all the changes and improvements in the latest release of Adobe's popular motion graphics application. Many of them are small workflow refinements that increase productivity, while some are revolutionary, like the new Unified Camera tool, the ability to import 3D objects via Photoshop files, and the new ways to work with compositions. Chad also discusses each of the latest effects, the enhanced integration with other CS4 applications, new rendering features, and much more. Example files accompany the course.

Topics include:
  • Using the new light wireframes for 3D effects Navigating comps quickly Applying new effects, like Turbulent Noise and Bilateral Blur Using Blur Visualization and other Timeline features Converting text to masks or shape layers Working with a greater variety of supported formats
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(upbeat music) - [Voiceover] Hello and welcome to After Effects CS4 New Features. I'm Chad Perkins and I'm gonna be your host throughout this small training series, as we look at the new features in After Effects CS4. This update of After Effects brings many small features. As you'll see throughout the course of this training series, there are dozens of them. Many of them are minor improvements, but some of them, like the new Unified Camera Tool and the new way we work with compositions are just revolutionary. So, we're gonna cover those and we'll cover dozens of other new features in this course, After Effects CS4 New Features.

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