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Flash + After Effects, 2nd Edition by Chris Jackson

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CHAPTER 10 Optimization and Encoding

Your journey towards integrating Flash and After Effects comes to an end. This chapter discusses how to optimize your video renderings for web and DVD deployment.

Understanding Compression

When you are finished with a composition in After Effects, you need to render it to a file that can be played using the QuickTime or Flash Player, imported into another software like Adobe Premiere, or transferred to another medium such as film. After Effects renders compositions for the web, television, film, and even playback on mobile devices. The trick is knowing how to optimize the video for the final destination and still achieve great-looking video.

When integrating Flash and After Effects, obviously you want to avoid ...

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