Tutorial: 12 steps to make After Effects faster

Tutorial: 12 steps to make After Effects faster
Tutorial Sep 13, 2016 at 08:02 AM

Mark Christiansen from Frame.io has create a list of the 12 essential steps you can take to optimize your system and workflow to make AE speedier.

Mark's list contains recommendations such as making sure you have enough RAM and the best way to manage that Ram.  He also discusses how to speed up 3D previews and much more.  Here's an excerpt:

Adobe provides thorough information on this topic, but there are way more than 12 steps for recovery of speed on that page. We’ll focus on the essentials that will get your preview renders, and final output moving faster so you can finish earlier....

1. Update the system, software, drivers, and plug-ins

With a Creative Cloud subscription, updates are waiting in the menu bar. If you’re stubbornly holding on to that copy of After Effects CS6, that’s that. Beyond After Effects itself, make sure third-party plug-ins and system drivers (in particular, for the GPU) are up to date.

-Mark Christiansen

Read the full article here and speed up your AE today!

Posted by Kim Sternisha