Join Chris Meyer for an in-depth discussion in this video CC Libraries overview, part of After Effects CC 2015 New Features.
In this chapter, we’re going to discuss CC libraries…and their addition to After Affects.…Now, these have been available in programs…such as Illustrator and Photoshop in their CC 2014 versions,…but libraries are new to the video apps…in their CC 2015 versions.…CC libraries in general are a great concept.…It’s a way to share assets, not just between applications,…but also between different users.…You can have a client, or a freelancer, or designer,…create for you folders of different items…and then share them with you without the need…to send you an email, do it through dropbox, etc.…
However, this is a version 1.0 implementation…in After Effects, and there are a ton of gotcha’s.…Therefore, I’m going to be spending a lot of time…warning you about what you can and cannot do…in this version of After Effects.…The first disappointment is that you cannot add anything…to your library’s panel inside After Effects CC 2015,…also known as the 13.5 release.…Hope that changes in the future,…expect it to change in the future, not happening now.…
Check back often for updates. New chapters will be added each time Adobe releases a major After Effects update.
- Preview options
- Editing a project without stopping preview playback
- Navigating the CC Libraries workflows
- Moving animations from Adobe Character Animator to After Effects
- Using expressions to dynamically measure facial dimensions
- Setting up layers in CINEWARE and CINEMA 4D Lite
Skill Level Appropriate for all
Q: This course was updated on 12/01/2015. What changed?
A: We added 11 movies covering the fall 2015 updates to After Effects CC (v13.6), including the new start screen, preview updates, Creative Cloud Libraries import, new effects, and multitouch gestures.