Join Angie Taylor for an in-depth discussion in this video Converting audio to keyframes, part of After Effects: Kinetic Typography Techniques (2011).
In this movie, what we're going to do is have a look at how you can use an audio …layer to generate keyframes in After Effects. …And these keyframes can then be used to control and animate any property within …After Effects, using expressions. Now, we're in 06 Audio to Key Frames …project, which you can find in the 01 Working With Audio folder, which is in …the Project Files folder. And in there, I have this composition …open, 01 D Key Frames From Audio. Now, I already have some layers in here …down in the timeline, which are giving me some quite nice animation.…
I'm going to preview that for you now. You'll see that I have the colors in the …background, kind of changing color in time with the audio. …But they're timed with only the instrumentation of the audio. …I've separated that by creating a loop, and matched the background up with that …by using the audio spectrum effect. Now, what I want to do now is make some …changes to the timing based on the voice, when the voice comes in. …So, in order to do that, what I'm going to do is create keyframes from another …
- Working with audio
- Preparing source files
- Structuring your After Effects project
- Working with shapes and effects
- Optimizing performance
- Animating text
- Creating 3D animation
- Using expressions to create motion
- Rendering your final movie
Skill Level Appropriate for all
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1. Working with Audio
2. Preparing Source Files
3. Structuring Your After Effects Project
4. Working with Shapes
5. Working with Effects
6. Optimizing Performance
7. Animating Text
8. Creating 3D Animation
9. Using Expressions to Create Motion
10. Rendering Your Final Movie
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