The program is able to generate 2D animation, visual FX compositing and also finishing techniques such as image adjustment, color correction. Adobe After Effects is a digital visual effects, motion graphics, and compositing application developed by Adobe Systems and used in the post-production process of film making and television production. Among other things, After Effects can be used for keying, tracking, compositing, and animation.
I understand the temptation to get straight to doing the cool stuff, but I always find myself guiding people back to learning the basics first because—well, to stick with my metaphor—I want people to swim, not flail and drown in the deep end. Hence this post, which I hope will give beginners a good idea of how to start learning After Effects.
visual effects montage 3 (Adobe after effects CS4)