110 Useful Tricks In After Effects You May Not Know About

110 Useful Tricks In After Effects You May Not Know About by Sergei Prokhnevskiy from ukramedia.com

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20 Useful Tricks in After Effects You May Not Know About – Part 1 of 5
1. Keyframe Velocity (CTRL+SHIFT+K)
2. Mini-Flowchart (TAB)
3. Align Tools
4. Replacing Images
5. System Color Picker
6. Render Presets
7. Cycle Mask Colors
8. Math
9. Gradient Overlays
10. Reverse Keyframes
11. Expressions to Keyframes
12. Splitting Layers (CTRL+SHIFT+D)
13. Guide Layers
14. Moving Masks (Space bar)
15. Creating a Motion Path from a Mask
16. Scaling Multiple Keyframes (Alt+Click and drag)
17. Copying Paths from Illustrator
18. Maximize Frame with a Shortcut (~)
19. Rendering Comps Out of Media Encoder (CTRL+ALT+M)
20. Close Panel and Frame with a Shortcut (CTRL+W, CTRL+ALT+W)

22 Useful Tricks in After Effects You May Not Know About – Part 2 of 5
1. Shift+Parenting Behavior
2. Layer Selection
3. Go to Visible Item in the Timeline (J, and K)
4. Reveal Properties (U, and UU)
5. Paste Layers at Current Time (CTRL+ALT+V)
6. Close Other Timeline Panels
7. Find Missing Footage, Effects, or Fonts
8. Reveal in Explorer
9. Copy with Property Links (CTRL+ALT+C)
10. Center Anchor Point (CTRL+ALT+HOME)
11. Center in View (CTRL+HOME)
12. Fit to Comp (CTRL+SHIFT+ALT+H, CTRL+SHIFT+ALT+G, and CTRL+ALT+F)
13. Flexible Masking Options
14. Bezier Paths for Shape Layers
15. Reveal in Timeline
16. Default Render Setting (CTRL+Click on Render Preset)
17. Set Work Area to Duration of Selected Layers (CTRL+ALT+B)
18. Delete All Effects from Selected Layers (CTRL+SHIFT+E)
19. Turn Off All Other Solo Switches (CTRL+Click on Solo)
20. Reset Rotation and Scale
21. RAM Preview with Alternate Settings (Shift+0)
22. Live Text Templates for Premiere Pro

25 Useful Tricks in After Effects You May Not Know About – Part 3 of 5
01. Edit Original
02. Solo Properties
03. Hide Properties
04. Remember & Apply Interpretation
05. Save Frame as Photoshop Layers
06. Convert Photoshop Text to Editable Text
07. Convert Shape Layer to Bezier Path
08. Show All Properties
09. Set & Number Comp Marker
10. Remove Marker
11. Adjusting Comp Duration When preComping
12. Add New Layer
13. Display Expressions Only
14. Copy Expression Only
15. Pick-whip To Different Comp
16. Reversing Parent Value
17. Delete Footage Without Warning
18. Scroll Selected Layer To Top Of Timeline Panel
19. Preserve Frame Rate
20. Select and Deselect All Visible Keyframes
21. Moving Content Into New Folder
22. Re-size Application Window To Fit Screen
23. Center Comp In The Panel
24. Look At Selected Layers
25. Parenting To New Layer

26 Useful Tricks in After Effects You May Not Know About – Part 4 of 5
01. 00:26 CC Composite
02. 02:43 Sequence Layers
03. 04:49 Layer Reveal in Explorer/Finder
04. 05:18 Importing Files Into Timeline from Explorer/Finder
05. 05:37 Tool Creates Masks
06. 06:36 Mask Feather Tool
07. 07:55 Mask Opacity
08. 08:27 Toggle Masks and Shape Path Visibility
09. 09:26 Snapshots
10. 11:15 Animating Text Along A Path
11. 12:28 New Comp from Selection
12. 13:12 Trim Comp to Work Area
13. 13:40 Cycle Project Color Depth
14. 14:05 Crop Comp to Region of Interest
15. 14:31 CC Vignette
16. 15:38 Detail Preserving Upscale
17. 17:06 Pixel Motion Blur
18. 17:59 Show Overlays and Layer Controls in Ram Preview
19. 18:48 Increase or Decrease Transformation of Selected Layers
20. 20:26 Add or Remove Keyframe at Current Time.
21. 21:40 Altering Multiple Keyframes
22. 23:26 Show only Material Options Property Group
23. 24:17 Looping Animation
24. 25:52 Convert Audio to Keyframes
25. 27:46 Reducing Solids
26. 29:38 Save When Starting Render Queue

17 Useful Tricks in After Effects You May Not Know About – Part 5 of 5
01. 00:13 New Project Template
02. 01:38 Freeze On Last Frame
03. 02:19 Time-stretching
04. 04:04 Auto Trace
05. 06:27 Alpha From Lightness (Unmult)
06. 07:36 Extending a Solid
07. 08:45 Mask Roundness
08. 10:19 Orient Along Path
09. 10:50 Spatial Interpolation
10. 12:04 Grow Bounds
11. 13:33 Auto-Open Panels
12. 14:07 Unlock Panel
13. 14:34 Text Template for Premiere Pro
14. 15:48 Date and Time Tokens
15. 17:13 Separate Dimensions
16. 17:42 Modify Property by 10x or 1/10 Default Increments
17. 18:33 Marker Duration

16 Useful Expressions in After Effects

My After Effects Tips & Tricks Presentation At VidCon 2016

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