After Effects Tutorials: How to create and save presets


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Creating and saving presets

One of the best things about animation presets in After Effects is that you can use them to save your own favorite configurations of effects and apply those configurations to other layers or other pieces of footage. If you have the Exercise Files in this project, switch to the Project panel and open up comp 08 - Save Preset*starter. If you don't have the Exercise Files, just create a comp. with, you know, any piece of footage because we are just going to be applying some effects. My goal here is to create an interesting transition effect to dissolve out of this footage in an interesting way and reveal something else.

After playing around I've decided to use a Radial Blur. So I am going to type in radial blur. Since I don't have any footage selected in this comp, double-clicking the effect does not do anything. After Effects does not know what to apply it to. But I can just drag it onto piece of footage in the Comp panel, and now it will be applied. The Effects Control panel will...

Creating and saving presets
Video duration: 8m 23s 2h 40m Beginner Updated Nov 15, 2012

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Creating and saving presets provides you with in-depth training on Video. Taught by Chris Meyer and Trish Meyer as part of the After Effects Apprentice 04: Layer Control

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Video
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After Effects
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