Getting to Know the User Interface and Workflow

This chapter is an overview of the Adobe After Effects user interface. Here, you will learn about the workspace as well as the basic operations performed in the user interface.

You will also learn how to import media files, image sequences, video files, and other formats. This chapter describes how to follow best practices when importing media files.

Furthermore, you will learn how to create keyframes in the timeline and set up preferences to suit your needs. Along with the basic operations of adjusting and creating a composition in After Effects, further details about composition creation will be elucidated.

The main topics we’ll cover in this chapter are as follows:

  • Customizing the user interface ...

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