Exporting Photoshop Animation To After Effects & Looping Forever

Posted on Saturday, 18 February 2012

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Exporting Photoshop Animation To After Effects: Steps to export the PS animation to AE:

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Exporting Photoshop Animation To After Effects

1. Create your Photoshop animation.
2. Make a copy of the last frame by selecting the last frame and pressing the “new frame” icon.
3. Do File->Export->Render To Video.
4. Select “image sequence”, keep default settings.
5. Make sure Render Options is “Straight – Unmatted”.
6. Select the folder and click “Render”.
7. To import to AE. Do “File->Import File”, import as “Composition”.

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To loop the animation frames:
1. Select the layer in the new composition.
2. Select Time->Enable Time Remapping.
3. Create a new expression for the Time Remap: Alt+Shift+=
4. Type the expression: loop_out(“cycle”,0)

You are done!

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