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10 Tips for Rendering Like a Pro in After Effects
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Released Mar 25, 2013
Laura Hawk

Pluralsight

Laura Hawk
In this series of After Effects tutorials, we will learn 10 ways to make rendering faster and more efficient in After Effects. This training teaches you things that will make you say, "Wow, I wish I would have known that last week" or "That would have saved me so much time if I'd have only known this sooner"!

Every lesson is packed with tips to demystify the rendering process, if you want to do more than just get your video out of After Effects. There will be something for everyone in this course and it is perfect for watching a few lessons, learning exactly what you need in 10 minutes, then jumping back on your project, and finishing it faster than ever. If you want to take your rendering skills to the next level and impress everyone with how fast you can render, take the time to watch this training.

The hour-and-a-half you invest in learning the workflows of this course will save you countless hours in the future, so you can focus on creating your best videos yet.
Introduction and project overview
1

Introduction and project overview

 
00:57
Outputting the RAM preview to watch outside of After Effects
2

Outputting the RAM preview to watch outside of After Effects

 
06:34
Working with Pre-rendering and Proxies
3

Working with Pre-rendering and Proxies

 
13:30
Adding multiple Output Modules to items queued
4

Adding multiple Output Modules to items queued

 
05:52
Working with image sequences
5

Working with image sequences

 
11:06
An in-depth look at Multiprocessing
6

An in-depth look at Multiprocessing

 
10:41
Trimming layers for faster renders and organization
7

Trimming layers for faster renders and organization

 
08:11
Creating an Output Module preset
8

Creating an Output Module preset

 
06:11
Creating a file-naming preset
9

Creating a file-naming preset

 
05:54
Consolidating, Removing, and Reducing Projects
10

Consolidating, Removing, and Reducing Projects

 
06:14
Collecting Files
11

Collecting Files

 
06:38