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REVIEWS - Adobe After Effects CS3 Professional[OLD VERSION]ViewUserReviewsAverage Customer Rating4.0 out of 5Product FeatureThe ideal solution for creating stunning motionqgraphics and visual effects, using sophisticatedcompositing and animation toolsEnjoy tight integration with other Adobe designqapplicationsExplore sophisticated visual effects and hundredsqof customizable presetsUse innovative new features like Shape Layers, theqPuppet tool, Brainstorm, and Clip Notes to design,animate, and review with greater creative freedomDesign from scratch or jump-start projects fromqany of the hundreds of customizable templatesand presetsRead moreqProduct DescriptionBring your vision to life with blockbuster visual effects and compelling motion graphics in Adobe After EffectsCS3 Professional software. Work with sophisticated tools and enjoy tight integration with Adobes leadingdesign applications while you deliver stunning work to virtually any media type. Design from scratch orjump-start projects from hundreds of fully customizable presets and templates--all from within a streamlinedinterface. Read moreProduct DescriptionBring your vision to life with blockbuster visual effects and compelling motion graphics in Adobe After EffectsCS3 Professional software. Work with sophisticated tools and enjoy tight integration with Adobes leadingdesign applications while you deliver stunning work to virtually any media type. Design from scratch orjump-start projects from hundreds of fully customizable presets and templates--all from within a streamlinedinterface.
An elaborate animation made up of multiple variations on a six-pointed star is easy to create; the Repeater featuremakes it possible to offset variations on a theme. All properties of the shape can also be keyframed.Layer Styles can transform the look of text with just a few clicks. Here, Outer Glow and a Drop Shadow add visualinterest and dimension. Styles can be toggled on and off, even animated.Just a few examples of what is possible with per-character 3D text.Create Motion Graphics and Visual Effects with the Industry StandardTake your inspiration to new heights: Create beautiful, sophisticated animations and effects more effectivelythan ever with Adobe After Effects CS3 Professional. Whether you design from scratch or jump-start projectsfrom any of the hundreds of customizable templates and presets, the latest version of After Effects lets youexceed expectations with less effort. Use innovative new features like Shape Layers, the Puppet tool,Brainstorm, and Clip Notes to design, animate, and review with greater creative freedom.After Effects is available as a standalone product, or as a component of Adobe Creative Suite 3 ProductionPremium and Master Collection software. Eliminate rerendering and move easily between After Effects, AdobePremiere Pro CS3 and Encore CS3 software using Adobe Dynamic Link, part of Production Premium. AdobeCreative Suite 3 Production Premium is a complete digital video production solution in which Adobe AfterEffects CS3 provides the ability to generate animations and composites of all kinds, from stylized motiongraphics to realistic visual effects. Adobe Creative Suite 3 Master Collection combines the powerful componentsof Production Premium with those of Creative Suite 3 Design Premium and Web Premium.Whether you are a motion graphics designer, visual effects artist, video editor, or a designer of rich media for
the web, Adobe After Effects CS3 Professional lets you:Innovate visually--Unleash your creative vision with responsive controls and amazing effects. Animate freelyand with even more flexibility using new Shape Layers and the new Puppet tool. Use the new Brainstorminterface to naturally evolve animation variations based on parameters you choose.Maximize your time--Deliver your best work on schedule. The intuitive interface in Adobe After Effects CS3Professional lets you accomplish even the most complex tasks faster while keeping you focused on your vision.Enhanced multi-core and multi-processor support enables faster renders; powerful integration allows you tomove quickly and efficiently between After Effects and Adobe Photoshop CS3 Extended, Adobe Premiere ProCS3, Adobe Flash CS3 Professional, Adobe Illustrator CS3, and Adobe Encore CS3.Design for tomorrow, today--Adobe After Effects CS3 Professional delivers on tomorrows challenges today,with flexible tools that anticipate the future of design and animation. Work with tools that enable you to deliverprofessional results on virtually any type of media. Create QuickTime and Flash video for the web and work witha wide range of formats from HDV to OpenEXR, H.264, and Camera Raw. Ensure output quality for an array ofsupported mobile devices. After Effects is available for Intel and Power PC Mac, or for Microsoft Windows XP andWindows Vista.Audience benefitMotion graphics and visual effects professionals--As a professional in your field, you need to meet tightdeadlines for clients who demand the highest quality productions. Adobe After Effects CS3 Professional helpsyou reach peak performance and realize your vision with the industrys leading compositing and animationtools for creating stunning motion graphics and visual effects. With improved performance and tight integrationwith other Adobe applications, youll get there faster, moving quickly and efficiently between After Effects andAdobe Photoshop CS3 Extended, Adobe Premiere Pro CS3, Flash CS3 Professional, Illustrator CS3, and EncoreCS3, while getting the best performance from your hardware.Video editors and producers--When budgets are tight and clients are on a deadline, Adobe After Effects CS3Professional offers an intuitive, easy-to-learn interface along with powerful tools to enhance your productionvalues. Tight integration with Adobes other professional video applications means you can get great resultsquickly, and when you need to jump-start projects without sacrificing quality you can use the new Brainstormfeature or customize any of hundreds of timesaving, professionally designed presets and templates.Flash animators and graphic designers--Work with state-of-art animation tools inside a familiar Adobeinterface and enjoy unprecedented integration with Adobe Flash as well as other Adobe applications youalready use, including Photoshop and Illustrator. Graphic designers can import Photoshop and Illustrator fileswith layers, transparency, and blend modes intact to bring still imagery to life. Flash animators can import andoutput SWF or FLV files with alpha channels and cue points.New in Adobe After Effects CS3 ProfessionalShape LayersEasily create and animate vector graphics with new Shape Layers. Add and animate strokes, fills, gradients,and vector effects. You can convert text into shapes and animate them just like any other shape type.Puppet toolThis new, fast, and intuitive animation tool lets you squash and stretch images or text to bring it to life as ananimated character. Use Motion Sketch to record the position and speed of your puppet movements, the Starchtool to stiffen areas of the character, and the Overlap tool to control the depth of elements of your puppet.Adobe Photoshop CS3 Extended integrationEnjoy a streamlined workflow with support for importing layered Photoshop images that include video layers.Sophisticated Photoshop Layer Styles can be easily modified or animated within After Effects. Import VanishingPoint data from Photoshop into After Effects to build 3D compositions automatically.
Tight integration with Adobe Flash CS3 ProfessionalWork more efficiently to create and edit Flash animations. Preserve vectors from animations created in AfterEffects for lean and clean delivery, and create Flash Video more easily. Import SWF files as vectors with alphachannels preserved, and batch render Flash videos with embedded cue points.Per-character 3D text animationExplore new text animation possibilities by making individual characters in your text--or an entire phrase--moveand rotate in 3D space.BrainstormJump-start animations with Brainstorm, a new user interface that offers variations on selected design andanimation parameters. Choose which properties and effects you want to explore, and Brainstorm will proposeanimated variations.Complete color management workflowEnable color management simply by selecting a Project Working Space. Doing so helps ensure the coloraccuracy of imported files as they are displayed and rendered and allows you to preview how footage will lookon other devices.Adobe Clip NotesStreamline the review and approval process. Render your work into an Adobe PDF file that enables anyone withAdobe Reader software to make timecode-accurate comments. When you import the comments into AfterEffects, they appear as markers on the Timeline.Enhanced performanceHarness your computers processing power with new multicore and graphics acceleration plus disk caching soyou can spend less time waiting and more time creating. Distribute rendering across your entire network tomaximize output performance.3D compositions from Vanishing PointExport Vanishing Point data from Photoshop Extended, and then import into After Effects to automatically builda 3D composition from the 2D Photoshop image.Additional FeaturesInnovative compositing and animation toolsCreate high-impact communications by combining moving imagery, still images and graphics, text, and soundin 2D or 3D space and then animating virtually any aspect of each element.Text and vector graphics creation and animationCreate text and vector graphics in After Effects using familiar Adobe tools, and then animate these elements tocreate visually innovative new motion graphics.Extensive visual effectsManipulate moving and still images using hundreds of effects such as stylize, distort, shatter, and timeremapping. Create grids, radio waves, 3D particles, film grain, fractal noise, and more.Timesaving toolsStart projects quickly with animation presets and behaviors when creating common animation elements, suchas animating text in and out, creating synthetic backgrounds, and more. Use new Brainstorm to quicklyexperiment and refine designs using parameters you define. Learn fast with Tool Tips and training resources inthe box and on the web, and streamline your review process with Clip Notes to create and import comments.Comprehensive masking and keying toolsControl which portions of a layer are visible by importing, manipulating, and animating masks; flexibleauto-tracing options and RotoBezier masks make it easy to get precise results. Key bluescreen andgreenscreen mattes with the Academy Award-winning Keylight and a host of supporting tools.
Powerful motion controlsAnimate graphics and text using the Puppet tool. Apply motion blur to produce more realistic animations, oruse Timewarp to slow down and speed up footage. Precisely match the motion of source footage using MotionTracker, and get the look of a locked-off shot using Motion Stabilizer.Enhanced performanceHarness your computers processing power with new multicore and graphics acceleration plus disk caching soyou can spend less time waiting and more time creating. Distribute rendering across your entire network tomaximize output performance.Professional results for every media typeCompatibility with an extensive list of output formats lets you produce animated content for virtually any media,from the web and mobile devices to film and broadcast. Plus, After Effects CS3 Professional introduces colormanagement tools to help make the color-correction process more predictable and preserve color fidelity.High-fidelity colorUse standard color management tools with enhancements for film and video workflows.32-bit 2D and 3D compositing and animationCreate high-impact communications by combining moving imagery, graphics, text, and sound in 2D or 3Dspace and then animating virtually any aspect of each element. Freely work with high dynamic range imageryin a color-managed workflow.Per-character 3D text animationExplore new text animation possibilities by making individual characters in your text--or an entire phrase--moveand rotate in 3D space.Complete color management workflowEnable color management simply by selecting a Project Working Space. Doing so helps ensure the coloraccuracy of imported files as they are displayed and rendered and allows you to preview how footage will lookon other devices.Project templatesUse included project templates for DVD motion menus and motion graphics backgrounds.Nondestructive vector paintingPaint nondestructively on layers to clean up footage, draw masks, clone elements, and create animations.32-bit audio toolsImport 32-bit audio files mixed and mastered in Adobe Soundbooth or Adobe Audition software. Fine-tune audiolevels precisely using VU meters with peak and clip indicators on the Audio panel.Color accuracyTake advantage of an end-to-end color management workflow to ensure color accuracy throughout yourproduction pipeline.Powerful masking and keying tools for creating video transparencyControl which portions of a layer are visible by importing, manipulating, and animating masks. Key bluescreenand greenscreen mattes with Academy Award-winning Keylight and a host of supporting tools to rival thoseavailable in any other application. Flexible auto-tracing options and RotoBezier masks make it easy to getprecise results.Video for mobileUse new rendering options and preview in Adobe Device Central CS3 to help ensure your video will look greaton an array of supported mobile devices. Read more