Last night on #MoChat we talked about time-saving tips in After Effects. Todd Kopriva also came out to post some helpful links.
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A lot of people have at least two monitors with their AE timeline filling one, as well as custom workspaces to fit their needs. Background renderers let you work while something is rendering. Certain scripts like Ease & Wizz, duik, ft-toolbar and more definitely help speed up certain tasks. While some people will make their own templates for reusing assets/animation, most stay away from buying AE project file templates. Prerendering certain complicated assets once their locked will help speed up your comp.
There’s a lot more knowledge in the transcript below.