26 more After Effects tricks? Ukramedia’s Sergei Prokhnevskiy might forever go down in conjectural history, as the guy who knows way too many shortcuts and obscure key commands in After Effects. Don’t believe me? Sergei has posted not one, but four tips and tricks tutorials that run through quite a few great things, and a few Ae rarities.

His latest runs through 26 more After Effects tricks where you might know some, while others you might not know, and still others may astound and amaze. These range from effects to keyboard shortcuts. This includes effects tricks for CC Composite, to Vignette, mask feathering, and type along a path, and many more.

You can refresh your memory on the first three below.


Test your knowledge by checking the entire list below, including where they show up in the video.

26 Useful Tricks in After Effects You May Not Know About – Part 4

  1.  00:26 CC Composite
  2. 02:43 Sequence Layers
  3. 04:49 Layer Reveal in Explorer/Finder
  4. 05:18 Importing Files Into Timeline from Explorer/Finder
  5. 05:37 Tool Creates Masks
  6. 06:36 Mask Feather Tool
  7. 07:55 Mask Opacity
  8. 08:27 Toggle Masks and Shape Path Visibility
  9. 09:26 Snapshots
  10. 11:15 Animating Text Along A Path
  11. 12:28 New Comp from Selection
  12. 13:12 Trim Comp to Work Area
  13. 13:40 Cycle Project Color Depth
  14. 14:05 Crop Comp to Region of Interest
  15. 14:31 CC Vignette
  16. 15:38 Detail Preserving Upscale
  17. 17:06 Pixel Motion Blur
  18. 17:59 Show Overlays and Layer Controls in Ram Preview
  19. 18:48 Increase or Decrease Transformation of Selected Layers
  20. 20:26 Add or Remove Keyframe at Current Time
  21. 21:40 Altering Multiple Keyframes
  22. 23:26 Show only Material Options Property Group
  23. 24:17 Looping Animation
  24. 25:52 Convert Audio to Keyframes
  25. 27:46 Reducing Solids
  26. 29:38 Save When Starting Render Queue
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