3D Camera Tracker Place and track 3D elements on 2D footage for precise visual effects and motion graphics. The 3D Camera Tracker automatically analyzes 2D footage in the background and places elements on that footage, with complete control over depth of field, shadows, and reflections.
Innovative compositing and animation Innovative compositing and animation Combine moving and still imagery, graphics, and text in 2D or 3D space. Animate practically any aspect of each element and add sound for virtually any result you can imagine.
Responsive 64-bit performance Work effectively on high-resolution projects ï¿½ even at 32-bit-per-channel color in HD, 2K, and 4K compositions. See longer previews using all system RAM. Spend less time waiting and more time creating with smart disk caching.
Global Performance Cache Create more in less time, even in high-resolution projects. This revolution "under the hood" makes After Effects fast and responsive by taking full advantage of your computerï¿½s hardware.
Unparalleled Adobe integration Enjoy a streamlined workflow with support for importing Adobe Photoshopï¿½ images and layer effects. Move easily between After Effects and Adobe Premiereï¿½ Pro software via Adobe Dynamic Link. Import Adobe Illustratorï¿½ files, and then animate each layer.
Unlimited creative options Manipulate moving and still images using effects such as stylize, distort, and shatter. Create grids, radio waves, particles, and more. Combine third-party plug-in effects for Hollywood-caliber results.
Animated text and vector graphics Create text and vector graphics in After Effects using familiar Adobe tools, and then animate those elements to create visually innovative motion graphics
Comprehensive masking and keying tools Isolate moving foreground elements from backgrounds fast with the Roto Brush tool. Remove bluescreen and greenscreen backgrounds with Academy Awardï¿½winning Keylight from The Foundry.
Powerful motion controls Remove unwanted movement with the Warp Stabilizer, or precisely match the motion of source footage with mocha for After Effects CS6. Apply realistic motion blur. Use Timewarp to slow down and speed up footage.
32-bit floating-point pipeline Exploit extended highlights and shadows with the dynamic range of real-world light. Freely push values above monitor white and recover detail without clipping.
Expressions and scripting Use expressions to link individual parameters, effects, and layers in a variety of ways ï¿½ even across compositions. Also add custom capabilities to After Effects and automate repetitive tasks with robust scripting support.
Rich pool of third-party plug-in developers Add extra capability to After Effects with plug-ins from third-party developers. Discover unique, creative effects; particles; 3D objects; and specialized workflow tools.
Professional results for any media type Deliver your work virtually anywhere. Compatibility with an extensive list of output formats lets you produce animated content for media ranging from film and broadcast to the web and mobile devices.
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Adobe After Effects CS6 software lets you deliver cinematic visual effects and motion graphics faster than ever before with new Global Performance Cache. Extend your creativity with built-in text and shape extrusion, new mask feathering options, and the fast, easy-to-use 3D Camera Tracker.
What's new in CS6?
Global Performance Cache Create more in less time. With new Global Performance Cache, your previews are saved and ready when you are — no more waiting for the application to catch up. This revolution "under the hood" makes After Effects extremely fast and responsive by taking full advantage of the power of your computer’s hardware for visual effects and motion graphics.
3D Camera Tracker Track 3D elements with complete control over depth of field, shadows, and reflections. Automatically analyze and place 3D track points onto 2D footage in the background while you work.
Ray-traced, extruded text and shapes Extrude fully ray-traced text and shapes natively and take full advantage of reflections, environment maps, and more.
Variable mask feathering Create a separate set of splines to precisely control mask feathering. Get the exact shape you want with the proper degree of softness at any point along the mask edge, resulting in a big boost to creative flexibility.
Integration with Adobe Illustrator Instantly convert Illustrator vector art (AI and EPS format) into shape layers. Easily animate vector art in 2D or extrude to 3D.
Rolling Shutter Repair Remove rolling shutter artifacts such as skew and wobble without forcing stabilization.
New and updated effects Enhance your creativity with 90 new and updated built-in effects, including the complete 16- and 32-bit CycoreFX HD suite.
Avid AAF and FCP 7 XML file import with Pro Import AE Import and work with files created in Apple Final Cut Pro 7 or earlier versions, as well as Avid Media Composer and Symphony, letting you integrate After Effects with professional production workflows.
Mocha for After Effects CS6 Launch mocha for After Effects CS6 directly within After Effects CS6
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Microsoft Windows 7 with SP 1 (64 Bit) Mac OS X v10.6.8 or v10.7
4 GB (8 GB recommended)
hard disk space:
4 GB (additional free space required during installation)
Windows: Intel Core 2 Duo or AMD Phenom II (64-bit support required) Mac: Multicore Intel Processor with 64-bit support
Additional disk space for disk cache (10 GB recommended
OpenGL 2.0-capable system
Optional: Adobe-certified GPU card for GPU-accelerated ray-traced 3D renderer