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AE Workflow Tip #2: Rendering

AE Workflow Tip Part Two: Rendering
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AE Workflow Tip Part Two: Rendering - A Creativecow.net Video Tutorial by Aharon Rabinowitz

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In this tutorial, Creative Cow Leader Aharon Rabinowitz shares some rendering workflow tips to help you avoid a crash and render a little faster, and discusses an important plug-in for speeding up your renders and previews.



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Re: AE Workflow Tip #2: Rendering
by Lane Cameron
After Effects 5.0 jerky motion.
I resized 6 images in Photoshop 6 to 1920x1080. I imported them separately into After Effects 5.0 and performed some simple pans and zoom outs. I then dropped them all into Final Cut Pro 7 and rendered to a Quick Time movie formatted to 720x480. I've tried rendering as both progressive and interlaced. Once the piece is uploaded to my website the image quality looks good, but the motion is real jerky. I've also added a voice over. The imported AE images were compressed using H.246. The Final Cut render was done using Apple Pro Res 422. I'm using a Mac Pro (2008) 1T HD. 18 G Ram quad core. The files I'm using are on an external wire fire 1T HD. Started out just trying to get my feet wet, and now I'm drowning...help!


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