Importing Photoshop Files as Compositions in After Effects


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Importing Photoshop files as compositions

If you're coming to After Effects from a traditional design or photography background, you're probably already pretty familiar with Photoshop. And that's one of the tools I recommend most when people are getting started with After Effects. I do this because you can import Photoshop documents into After Effects, and After Effects will automatically create compositions for you. So it saves you a step in trying to create the compositions again in After Effects. But there are some things that you need to be aware of when you're preparing your files to move from Photoshop to After Effects. And to explore that, let's actually open a Photoshop document. Navigate to your Exercise Files, in the footage folder, in the 01_Psd folder, let's double-click on the Training_Swoosh.psd file. That will open the file in Photoshop.

I'm currently recording this in Photoshop CS6. So if you're using a different version, things might look a little different. But the overall function should re...

Importing Photoshop files as compositions
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Importing Photoshop files as compositions provides you with in-depth training on Video. Taught by Ian Robinson as part of the After Effects CC Essential Training

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