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After Effects CC Rendering

by John Briggs

In After Effects CC, rendering is the process of exporting your composition and creating a playable movie file. This course will teach you how to increase the quality of your renders, and the speed of your rendering workflow. Software required: After Effects CC

What you'll learn

Rendering is the process of exporting your composition and creating a playable movie file. When you preview your composition in After Effects to check your work, you are also rendering. In this course, After Effects CC Rendering, you'll be learning how to speed up your workflow in After Effects CC by learning techniques to increase the quality and speed of your RAM previews, pre-renders, and your final exports. First, you'll explore the preview settings, behaviors and controls, and how to optimize the Media and Disk Cache in order to produce smoother previews more quickly. Next, you'll discover how to render using the Render Queue and Adobe Media Encoder, along with the various settings. Then, you'll cover some of the different file types and which ones support alpha channels, along with the various codecs available and why you would choose them. Finally, you'll learn the difference between the Classic 3D, Ray-traced 3D, and the Cinema 4D composition renderers. By the end of this course, you'll know how to optimize your project settings in order to generate quicker previews. Software required: After Effects CC

About the author

Being a skilled CG Artist with a passion for creating 2D and 3D animation, John Briggs has worked on many projects for clients over the years. He has worked on projects ranging from Motion Graphics and bespoke 2D work, right through to fully immersive 3D environments. Constantly striving and learning new techniques, John enjoys teaching others and sharing his knowledge. He currently works as an Online Learning Developer at a University, and is also a lecturer at a college.

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