Prepare audio for animation After Effects CC


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Preparing audio for animation

I find animating to audio to be a truly liberating experience. It opens up my creativity because I'm inspired by audio. And I have a feeling a lot of you are. Now, one of the beautiful things about After Effects is it makes the ability import and edit audio relatively simple. So let's go ahead and get started by importing some audio into our project. Double-click in the Project panel to open the Import File dialog box, and make sure you navigate in your Exercise Files to the Footage folder, and go into your Audio folder. In there, let's select Animation_Music.wav. Now, before we import, let's talk about audio compression. Right now, we've got a WAV file selected.

WAV and AIF are uncompressed formats. Those are the formats I recommend that you import into After Effects. I found they give you the least amount of headache. I know you might be thinking, well, does it import and support MP3 files? And I'll say, yes. But in general, if you can get a WAV, you want to have the uncomp...

Preparing audio for animation
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Preparing audio for animation 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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