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:

Get started making an animated video

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 folder and click “Render”.
  7. To import to AE. Do “File->Import File”, import as “Composition”.

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)

Done :D

Photoshop Animation To After Effects

Read more: ‘Replace and Reconnect a PSD file in After Effects’ »

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