Join Angie Taylor for an in-depth discussion in this video Optimizing preferences, part of Kinetic Typography Techniques with After Effects.
In this movie, we're going to have a look at how you can improve the performance of …After Effects, by adjusting the preferences. …Now, we're in Performance.AEP, and that's in the 06 Optimizing Performance folder, …which is in the Project Files folder. And in here, what we're going to do is go …into the preferences. Now on the Mac, the preferences can be …found in the After Effects menu, on a Windows machine I believe they're in the …Edit menu. So go in there, and the first place we're …going to go to is Media and Disk Cache. Now, when you enable the disk cache.…
And this is enabled as a default in CS 5.5. …If you're working in CS 5, this won't be enabled. …So you'll need to come in here, and enable it. …When you have this enabled, when After Effects is rendering frames using RAM Preview. …When it fills up the RAM cache or the RAM memory, it will revert to using disk, or …hard disk space as a cache, as an additional place to store frames. …And that works on the comp level, but also on a layer level if you're looking …
- 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
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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