What is After Effects CC and who is it for?
Adobe After Effects CC is the industry-leading animation and creative compositing software used by a wide variety of motion graphics and visual effects artists. It offers superior control, a wealth of creative options, and integration with other post-production applications.
And because After Effects CC is part of Creative Cloud, you get access to all the latest updates and future releases the moment they’re available. Learn more about Creative Cloud.
Where can I learn more about new features?
How does After Effects CC compare with earlier versions?
What are the minimum system requirements to run After Effects CC?
What hardware will make After Effects CC run even faster?
With native 64-bit support, After Effects can take advantage of all the available RAM in your system. For multicore systems, Adobe recommends 4GB or more of RAM per core; on any system, 16GB of RAM is a good baseline if you plan to run multiple applications simultaneously. Visit the After Effects forums for more information.
Does After Effects still support 32-bit operating systems?
I use a Mac. How does the lack of 32-bit support affect me?
The lack of 32-bit support does not affect the majority of Mac computers that use Intel processors. The only Mac users affected by the lack of 32-bit support are those using Intel based Mac computers with Intel Core Duo (single-core) processors. Refer to the After Effects CC system requirements to make sure your computer meets the minimum requirements.
Will my existing plug-ins work with After Effects CC?
Any 64-bit plug-ins designed for After Effects will work in After Effects CC. Any 32-bit plug-ins for After Effects will need new versions designed for 64-bit computing. For a current list of plug-ins compatible with After Effects CC, visit the plug-ins page. For more information, contact the plug-in manufacturers.
Is After Effects CC compatible with Windows 8.1?
Is After Effects CC compatible with Mac OS X v10.11?
Where can I get a trial version of After Effects CC?
With a free Creative Cloud membership, you can download a 7-day trial version of After Effects CC — and other applications in Creative Cloud. When you upgrade to the All Apps plan, you’ll be able to download the full version of every Creative Cloud application.
How can I get started with After Effects CC?
Where can I find the manual?
I’m experiencing problems with After Effects — what should I do?
Start by making sure you have the latest updates: In After Effects, choose Help > Updates, and then follow the instructions. If you’ve installed the latest update and are still experiencing issues, visit the After Effects forums. If you need one-on-one help, contact technical support.