Emanuele Colombo shares an easy way to sync audio automatically across various compositions in After Effects.
Comps and nested comps are a great way to organize and work more smartly in After Effects. When you are working with a large number of compositions, the problem becomes how do you keep audio synchronized across all of your timelines? With a little expression of course. Animator and motion designer Emanuele Colombo demonstrates with this short quick tip – How to automatically sync audio.
The key to the trick is a little expression that you can easily copy and paste to be on your way. The expression is:
MasterC = “Name of your main composition here”;
PreC = thisComp.name;
C = comp(MasterC);
L = C.layer(PreC);
Main_T = time + L.startTime;