What is Adobe After Effects Software?
Adobe After Effects Software is also one of the software which is developed by Adobe Systems and is a part of the Creative Cloud desktop app family. It is generally used for motion graphics, animation of any object, video editing and other visual effect related work. This software was initially released in January 1993 and its original developer was ‘Company of Science and Art’ but it was later taken over by Adobe Inc. This software is written in C++ computer language and the latest release of this software is Adobe After Effects CC 2019, which was launched in December 2018. You can have this software on Windows 10 and its later versions as well as Mac OS and its later versions.
Why do We Use After Effects?
Now after having introduced with Adobe After Effect software, one question will come in your mind that is ‘Why we use After Effects software?’ This will be no big deal for you after this article. Just stay with this article from start to end and get answers to your questions one by one:
The answer to this question is quite simple. Let us discuss this term for your better understanding of this software. As its name indicates After Effects…it means something that can be used for adding effect in any project or used for manipulating any project. After Effects is a software of visual effects, so we use this software for enhancing the quality of our project or use it for manipulating our graphics designing work. So it is generally popular between Filmmakers for editing shots of any footage, Video editors for editing video footage, adjusting colorization and many other things. You can also use this software for doing these types of graphics work and can also use it for representing your digital media work with a high level of accuracy.
What is Different in Adobe After Effect Software?
There are many exciting features of Adobe After Effect, which makes it different from others. Their features are as follows:
- This software allows you to get real and genuine results from its visual graphics effect. It offers you a lot of tools that make your graphics designing ideas true in a very helpful manner.
- You can use a different type of expression in this software that is Masking for giving visual effect, Shaping for adjusting any object in your project and many others.
- This software also offers you to set Camera and get a studio effect in your graphics. In-Camera it has some features that are VR Converter and VR Comp Editor.
- You can have Motion Graphics Templates in this software. You can use them or get an idea for your project work from these templates.
- It has a very user-friendly interface so that you can easily get familiar with the environment of this software. In its user interface everything is well arranged so that you can access them in the working area without any problem. For example, it has Tool panel at the top of the working area, so that you can easily check them out during your working and use them quickly, at the right side you have some editing option that are Effect & Presets, 3D channels, Expression Controls, Color Correction, Audio, Blur & shape and many other option, which gives you freedom to apply them with your own idea in your project and make something new with the help of them.
Now after learning the complication section of this article, you have gained much knowledge about Adobe After Effect software. So let us now discuss ‘What can we do from After Effect software?’
What Can We Do in Adobe After Effect Software?
We can do a lot of things with this software. In this article, I will give you some of the examples of the working of this software:
- Animating a Logo in Adobe After Effect Software: The first one is you can animate your Logo in this software. While animating your logo, this software offers you some properties of your logo, which you can animate. These properties are Shape, Size, Rotation, Anchor point, Opacity, and some others. These are the basic property that offers by After Effects for animating logos. You can also add some other property for giving an effect in the logo and then animate them also.
- Animating a Text in Adobe After Effect Software: The next thing that you can do in this software is you can animate or give visual effect to any text for making any advertisement or footage with it. You can add light effects in your text and also animate its property. Adding background with your text is also an easy task for this software.
- Removing Background of any Video Footage in Adobe After Effect Software: The third one is you can remove background from any video footage and add a new background to it with harming the actual quality of that video footage. While removing of background you can also add any audio and video effect to that footage for making that video footage more effective.
These are some example that gives you an idea about that, which type of editing & designing you can do in After Effect software. You can do many other things of graphics designing in this software which you want to do to apply your own idea of graphics designing. You will get knowledge of the range of working of this software once you start working with this software.
From this article, you have gained knowledge about each and every aspect of Adobe After Effect software. So handling this software after some practices will become an easy task for you. Once you get command on the handling of this software you can easily make a nice project with your own idea on this software and will add a plus point in your carrier.
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