Welcome to Adobe® After Effects® CC. This page contains late-breaking product information and updates not covered in the After Effects documentation.
Upgrading to the latest version of After Effects CC automatically uninstalls previous versions of After Effects. However, Preferences and settings from previous versions are migrated when updating to the latest version of After Effects CC.
You can choose to retain older versions of After Effects. To do so, follow the steps below:
- In Creative Cloud desktop application, click Update next to After Effects CC.
- On the You're updating to After Effects CC (version) dialog, select Advanced Options.
- Disable Remove Old Versions setting.
For the latest system requirements visit System Requirements.
Creative Cloud trials are "try and buy", allowing you to evaluate individual products or editions and then convert the installed trial to a full version. You can convert from a trial to a full version at any time by signing up for a subscription. If you purchase a subscription you are required to be online and to log-in with an Adobe ID to start using your full version.
You must accept the license agreement and warranty terms to use this product. Visit www.adobe.com/go/eulas for details. This product will not function without mandatory activation and registration via the Internet. Phone activation is not available. See www.adobe.com/go/activation for details.
Adobe’s single user license allows installation of a single product license on two machines (such as one work machine and one home machine) provided the software is used by the same individual and not concurrently on both machines.
Note: If you want to install the product on a third computer, you must first deactivate the software on one computer. To deactivate, choose Help > Deactivate.
Adobe Product installers install fonts into a default system font directory. If the installer finds older versions of these fonts in the default system font directory, it will uninstall the older versions, and save them to a new directory. Learn more at www.adobe.com/products/type/creative-cloud-fonts.html
To find out how to install additional fonts, visit the installation page at www.adobe.com/go/learn_fontinstall_en
Please refer to the List of known issues in After Effects CC 2018 release to view the known issues in the current release.
Please refer to the List of bug fixes in After Effects CC (April 2018) Release for the list of bug fixes in the current release.
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