When outputting a file from After Effects, it's important to choose a high quality format. Learn about how this master is then used to make lower resolution exports that are in a format that modern web browsers and mobile devices support. In this video, Andy demonstrates how to export for YouTube with Adobe Media Encoder.
- [Instructor] When outputting a file from After Effects, … I'd always choose a high quality format. … Now we can add our composition to the render queue … and choose an output format. … Because I'm using a Mac, … I'm going to choose Pro Res … and I even have my own presets already set up. … I find Pro Res LT to be pretty good. … It's a decent balance between quality and file size, … but choose the right format for your operating system. … Once this master is rendered from After Effects, … I then export a compressed version using … Adobe Media Encoder. … Media Encoder has many useful presets, … so we'll add our footage … and you can see if we drop down … we have lots of different presets that we can use. … I'm going to choose the YouTube 1080 preset … and we're pretty much good to go. … Keep in mind that your file may get recompressed … once uploaded to the social media platform. … So you could choose to upload the full res file … if your internet connection is fast enough. … I like to export the smaller MP4 files, …
This course was created by Andy Needham. We are pleased to offer this training in our library.
- Animating a logo
- Designing titles
- Animating a lower third
- Creating transitions
- Animating complex transitions
- Creating animated call-to-actions
- Outputting video for social media