Import Footage and Compositions


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Importing footage and compositions

What does it mean to import a comp? Well I know you might be thinking that doesn't sound right because comps are created from inside of After Effects, right? Well actually, you can create comps as a part of the import process. And when you work with compositions, you'll undoubtedly want to add some footage. After Effects does a pretty good job of guessing the proper settings for each piece of footage imported, but sometimes you'll want or need to change those as well. So let's get started by importing an Illustrator file. One of the great things about After Effects is the fact that it integrates so well with other application files in the Creative Suite, like Photoshop and Illustrator.

So if you go up under File and go down to Import, we can go to File. Now navigate through your browser. I'll navigate to my Footage folder in my Exercise Files folder, in there I have a folder for Illustrator. So if we navigate in there, select the kineteco_02 Illustrator file. Now at the...

Importing footage and compositions
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Importing footage and compositions provides you with in-depth training on Video. Taught by Ian Robinson as part of the After Effects CS6 Essential Training

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Video
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