O'Reilly logo

The After Effects Illusionist, 2nd Edition by Chad Perkins

Stay ahead with the world's most comprehensive technology and business learning platform.

With Safari, you learn the way you learn best. Get unlimited access to videos, live online training, learning paths, books, tutorials, and more.

Start Free Trial

No credit card required

19The Transition Effects

Transitions are most often used in NLE (video editing) programs, as one video clip cuts to the next. Because transitions are such a huge part of video editing, in most NLE’s, such as Adobe Premiere Pro, you simply drag and drop transitions to apply them. Most transitions also auto-animate.

In After Effects, it’s a slightly more manual process. Most transition effects have a Transition Completion value that you need to animate from 0% to 100% in order to have the transition completely replace the clip. Also, while most NLE programs automatically handle audio, you must manually adjust audio for transitions in After Effects.

The transitions in After Effects are also a little more, well … After Effectsy. They are a little ...

With Safari, you learn the way you learn best. Get unlimited access to videos, live online training, learning paths, books, interactive tutorials, and more.

Start Free Trial

No credit card required