Help, support and learning
- Adobe After Effects learn, support and help
- After Effects system requirements
- What’s new in After Effects
- Adobe support community for After Effects
- CycoreFX HD — CC effects help
Blogs and forums
- Blog from the Adobe AE team
- Creative COW General digital content creation forum site containing a number of general and specific Ae forums and many tutorials.
- ProVideo Coalition Not Ae specific, but containing a wealth of Ae and general pro video news, information and resources.
AeScripts and Toolfarm are the two major resellers of plugins and add-ons for after Effects. Both highly recommended.
Not a comprehensive listing, but links to some of the major and popular developers of After Effects plugins and add-on’s:
- Red Giant Universe and the Trapcode suite…
- Video Copilot Element 3D, Optical Flares…
- Boris FX Mocha Pro…
- Mettle FreeformPro, Flux…
- Mamoworld iExpressions and many others…
- Motion Boutique Newton…
- RE:Vision Effects ReelSmart Motion Blur, Twixtor…
- Rainbox Laboratory Home of the Duik ‘IK’ plugin.
- Yanobox Nodes… (MacOS only)
Expressions and scripts
Interested in developing your skills in expression writing and scripting? These are the sites to visit:
- Motionscript.com by Dan Ebberts
- The Power of Expression (book)
- Redefinery.com by Jeff Almasol
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