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Creative Motion Graphic Titling by Yael Braha, Bill Byrne

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IMPORTING TEXT AND OTHER FILES INTO AFTER EFFECTS

Adobe After Effects was designed for working with information that was created in other software packages, even though over the years Adobe has added more generative capabilities within After Effects. Creating type in After Effects is a completely acceptable way of working, but many designers choose to bring the type in from other software such as its sister programs, Photoshop and Illustrator. There are a few workflow considerations to take into account when you’re importing layers into After Effects.

Workflow Considerations

Importing Files into After Effects

After Effects has four different import types. They are listed here, with explanations of what each one is meant for.

Figure 5.1

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