Metallic Text with After Effects

How to create a polished metal text effect using After Effects.

Exporting XFL Format from After Effects to Flash

Tom Green shows how to easily take an effect created in After Effects and bring it over Flash using the XML format.

Popping Animation Effect in Adobe After Effects

This tutorial will set up the popular “popping” animation effect and will use the new CS4 Wiggle Transform operator.

Keep Your Eye on the Ball … 3D in After Effects

Animating your After Effects design in 3D space is fun and easy, with a few camera tricks, to create pure, cool cinematography…

Animated Butterfly in After Effects, Part 2

In this two-part tutorial, J. Schuh demonstrates how to animate a layered image of a butterfly using After Effects CS4.

Animated Butterfly in After Effects, Part 1

In this two-part tutorial, J. Schuh demonstrates how to animate a layered image of a butterfly using After Effects CS4.

Flaming Chrome Text in After Effects

In this tutorial J Schuh creates some flaming chrome text in After Effects using the glow and liquefy effects.

Animated Swirls in Adobe After Effects

Animated swirls are all the rage in the motion graphics world, and there are some pretty cool things that can be done with them.

Shattering Glass with Adobe After Effects

Using After Effects’ Shatter Effect to simulate a baseball going through a glass pane.

Animated Text Effect in After Effects

In this tutorial, Corey uses the rotation and position controls in After Effects to animate some text layers and create an eye-catching effect.

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