By | August 14, 2017
Adobe After Effect

Adobe After effect Shortcuts. Adobe After results is a virtual visible effects, movement photographs, and compositing utility evolved by means of Adobe systems and used in the submit-manufacturing method of film making and tv production. among other matters, After consequences can be used for keying, monitoring, compositing and animation. It also functions as a very simple non-linear editor, audio editor and media transcoder. After effects was firstly created by using the employer of technology and art in providence, Rhode Island, where the first two versions of the software, 1.zero (January 1993[1]) & 1.1, had been launched by means of the organisation. CoSA at the side of After consequences became then received via Aldus enterprise in July 1993, which become in turn acquired by means of Adobe in 1994, and with it PageMaker. Adobe’s first new launch of After effects was model 3.0.


Adobe After Effect Shortcut Keys

Shortcut Key Information State
Ctrl + A Select all General
Ctrl + Shift + A Deselect all General
Ctrl + Alt + Bottom Arro Move selected layers, masks, effects, or render items down General
Ctrl + Alt + Top Arrow Move selected layers, masks, effects, or render items up General
Shift + Bottom Arro Extend selection to next item General
Ctrl + D Duplicate selected layers, masks, effects, text selectors, animators, puppet meshes, shapes, render items, output modules, or compositions General
Ctrl + Q Quit General
Ctrl + Z Undo General
Ctrl + Shift + Z Redo General
Esc Interrupt running a script General
Ctrl + Alt + N New project Projects
Ctrl + O Open project Projects
Ctrl + Alt + Shift + P Open most recent project Projects
Ctrl + Shift + Alt + N New folder in Project panel Projects
Ctrl + Alt + Shift + K Open Project Settings dialog box Projects
Ctrl + F Find in Project panel Projects
Alt + click bit-depth button at bottom of Project panel Cycle through color bit depths for project Projects
Click bit-depth button at bottom of Project panel Open Project Settings dialog box Projects
Ctrl + Alt + ; Open Preferences dialog box Projects
Ctrl + Alt + Shift Restore default preferences settings Projects
Ctrl + 0 Open or close Project panel Panels, Viewers, Workspaces, and Windows
Ctrl + Alt + 0 Open or close Render Queue panel Panels, Viewers, Workspaces, and Windows
Ctrl + 1 Open or close Tools panel Panels, Viewers, Workspaces, and Windows
Ctrl + 2 Open or close Info panel Panels, Viewers, Workspaces, and Windows
Ctrl + 3 Open or close Preview panel Panels, Viewers, Workspaces, and Windows
Ctrl + 4 Open or close Audio panel Panels, Viewers, Workspaces, and Windows
Ctrl + 5 Open or close Effects and Presets panel Panels, Viewers, Workspaces, and Windows
Ctrl + 6 Open or close Character panel Panels, Viewers, Workspaces, and Windows
Ctrl + 7 Open or close Paragraph panel Panels, Viewers, Workspaces, and Windows
Ctrl + 8 Open or close Paint panel Panels, Viewers, Workspaces, and Windows
Ctrl + 9 Open or close Brushes panel Panels, Viewers, Workspaces, and Windows
Ctrl + Shift + T Open or close Effect Controls panel for selected layer Panels, Viewers, Workspaces, and Windows
Ctrl + F11 Open Flowchart panel for project flowchart Panels, Viewers, Workspaces, and Windows
Shift + F10 Switch to workspace Panels, Viewers, Workspaces, and Windows
Ctrl + W Close active viewer window or panel Panels, Viewers, Workspaces, and Windows
Ctrl + Shift + W Close all active viewer wwindow or panels Panels, Viewers, Workspaces, and Windows
Ctrl + Alt + Shift + N Split the frame containing the active viewer and create a new viewer with opposite locked/unlocked state Panels, Viewers, Workspaces, and Windows
Ctrl + / Resize application window or floating window to fit screen. (Press again to resize window so that contents fill the screen.) Panels, Viewers, Workspaces, and Windows
Ctrl + Alt + / Move application window or floating window to main monitor; resize window to fit screen. (Press again to resize window so that contents fill the screen.) Panels, Viewers, Workspaces, and Windows
/ Toggle activation between Composition panel and Timeline panel for current composition Panels, Viewers, Workspaces, and Windows
Click with middle mouse button Activate a view in a multi-view layout in the Composition panel without affecting layer selection Panels, Viewers, Workspaces, and Windows
Alt + click tool button in Tools panel Cycle through tools Activating Tools
V Activate Selection tool Activating Tools
H Activate Hand tool. To temporarily activate Hand tool: Hold down spacebar or the middle mouse button and press h Activating Tools
Z Activate Zoom In tool. Add option/alt to zoom out Activating Tools
W Activate Rotation tool Activating Tools
C Activate and cycle through Camera tools Activating Tools
Y Activate Pan Behind tool Activating Tools
Q Activate and cycle through Mask and Shape tools Activating Tools
G Activate and cycle through Pen tools. Add command/ctrl to temporarily activate Selection tool when pen tool is selected Activating Tools
Ctrl + Alt Temporarily activate Pen tool when the Selection tool is selected and pointer is over a path (Add Vertex tool when pointer is over a segment Convert Vertex tool when pointer is over a vertex) Activating Tools
Ctrl + B Activate and cycle through Brush, Clone Stamp, and Eraser tools Activating Tools
Ctrl + T Activate and cycle through Type tools Activating Tools
Ctrl + P Activate and cycle through Puppet tools Activating Tools
Alt + W Activate Roto Brush tool Activating Tools
Alt Temporarily convert Selection tool to Shape Duplication tool Activating Tools
Ctrl Temporarily convert Selection tool to Direct Selection tool Activating Tools
Ctrl + N New composition Compositions Work Area
Ctrl + K Open Composition Settings dialog box for selected composition Compositions Work Area
Ctrl + Alt + B Set work area to duration of selected layers or, if no layers are selected, set work area to composition duration Compositions Work Area
Shift Open Composition Mini-Flowchart for active composition Compositions Work Area
Shift + Esc Activate the most recently active composition that is in the same composition hierarchy as currently active composition Compositions Work Area
Alt + Shift + J Go to specific time Time Navigation
Shift + Home Go to beginning Time Navigation
Shift + End Go to end of work area Time Navigation
J Go to previous visible item in time ruler Time Navigation
K Go to next visible item in time ruler Time Navigation
D Scroll to current time in Timeline panel Time Navigation
O Go to layer Out point Time Navigation
I Go to layer In point Time Navigation
Shift + PgDN Go forward 10 frames Time Navigation
Shift + PgUp Go to backward 10 frames Time Navigation
Space Start or stop standard preview Previews
0 RAM preview Previews
Shift + 0 RAM preview with alternate settings Previews
Ctrl + click RAM Preview button Save RAM preview Previews
Ctrl + Shift Save RAM preview with alternate settings Previews
. Preview only audio, from current time Previews
Alt + . Preview only audio, in work area Previews
Alt + drag current-time indicator, depending on Live Update setting Manually preview (scrub) video Previews
Alt + drag current-time indicator Manually preview (scrub) audio Previews
Alt + 0 RAM preview number of frames specified by Alternate RAM Preview preference (defaults to 5) Previews
Ctrl + [ Toggle Output Device preference between Desktop Only and video preview device Previews
Shift + F5 Take snapshot Previews
F5 Display snapshot in active viewer Previews
Ctrl + F5 Purge snapshot Previews
Alt + 1 Show red channel as grayscale Views
Alt + 2 Show green channel as grayscale Views
Alt + 3 Show blue channel as grayscale Views
Alt + 4 Show alpha channel as grayscale Views
Alt + Shift + 1 Show colorized blue channel Views
Alt + Shift + 2 Show colorized green channel Views
Alt + Shift + 3 Show colorized blue channel Views
Alt + Shift + 4 Toggle showing straight RGB color Views
Alt + 5 Show alpha boundary (outline between transparent and opaque regions) in Layer panel Views
Alt + 6 Show alpha overlay (colored overlay on transparent regions) in Layer panel Views
Double-click Hand tool Reset view in the Composition panel to 100% and center composition in the panel Views
. Zoom in Composition, Layer, or Footage panel Views
/ Zoom to 100% Views
Shift + / Zoom to fit Views
Alt + / Zoom up to 100% Views
Ctrl + Alt + U Open View Options dialog box for active Composition panel Views
Caps Lock Suspend image updates Views
Ctrl + R Show or hide rulers Views
Ctrl + ; Show or hide guides Views
Ctrl + Shift + ; Turn snapping to guides on or off Views
Ctrl + Alt + Shift + ; Lock or unlock guides Views
Ctrl + Shift + H Show or hide layer controls Views
Ctrl + I Import one file or image sequence Footage
Alt + double-click Open movie in an After Effects Footage panel Footage
Ctrl + / Add selected items to most recently activated composition Footage
Ctrl + Alt + / Replace selected source footage for selected layers with footage item selected in Project panel Footage
Alt + drag footage item from Project panel onto selected layer Replace source for a selected layer Footage
Ctrl + Backspace Delete a footage item without a warning Footage
Ctrl + Alt + G Open Interpret Footage dialog box for selected footage item Footage
Ctrl + Alt + C Remember footage interpretation Footage
Ctrl + E Edit selected footage item in application Footage
Ctrl + H Replace selected footage item Footage
Ctrl + Alt + L Reload selected footage items Footage
Ctrl + Alt + P Set proxy for selected footage item Footage
Ctrl + Shift + E Delete all effects from selected layers Effects and Animation Presets
Ctrl + Alt + Shift + E Apply most recently applied effect to selected layers Effects and Animation Presets
Ctrl + Alt + Shift + F Apply most recently applied animation preset to selected layers Effects and Animation Presets
Ctrl + Y New solid layer Layers
Ctrl + Alt + Y New adjustment layer Layers
Ctrl + Alt + Shift + Y New null layer Layers
Ctrl + Bottom Arro Select next layer in stacking order Layers
Ctrl + Top Arrow Select previous layer in stacking order Layers
Ctrl + Shift + A Deselect all layers Layers
X Scroll topmost selected layer to top of Timeline panel Layers
Shift + F4 Show or hide Parent column Layers
F4 Show or hide Layer Switches and Modes columns Layers
Alt + click solo switch Turn off all other solo switches Layers
Ctrl + Alt + Shift + V Turn Video (eyeball) switch on or off for selected layers Layers
Ctrl + Shift + V Turn off Video switch for all video layers other than selected layers Layers
Ctrl + Shift + Y Open settings dialog box for selected solid, light, camera, null, or adjustment layer Layers
Ctrl + Alt + V Paste layers at current time Layers
Ctrl + Shift + D Split selected layers (If no layers are selected, split all layers.) Layers
Ctrl + Shift + C Precompose selected layers Layers
Ctrl + Shift + T Open Effect Controls panel for selected layers Layers
Double-click a layer Open layer in Layer panel (opens source composition for precomposition layer in Composition panel) Layers
Ctrl + Alt + R Reverse selected layers in time Layers
Ctrl + Alt + T Enable time remapping for selected layers Layers
Double-click effect selection in Effects and Presets panel Add an effect (or multiple selected effects) to selected layers Layers
Ctrl + L Lock selected layers Layers
Ctrl + Shift + L Unlock all layers Layers
Ctrl + F Find in Timeline panel Layers
Ctrl + click triangle to the left of the property group name Toggle expansion of property group and all child property groups to show all properties Layers
A Show only Anchor Point property (for lights and cameras, Point Of Interest) Properties and Groups in Timeline Panel
L Show only Audio Levels property Properties and Groups in Timeline Panel
F Show only Mask Feather property Properties and Groups in Timeline Panel
M Show only Mask Path property Properties and Groups in Timeline Panel
T Show only Opacity property (for lights, Intensity) Properties and Groups in Timeline Panel
P Show only Position property Properties and Groups in Timeline Panel
R Show only Rotation and Orientation properties Properties and Groups in Timeline Panel
S Show only Scale property Properties and Groups in Timeline Panel
Ctrl + Shift + O Open Opacity dialog box for selected layers Modifying Layer Properties
Ctrl + Shift + R Open Rotation dialog box for selected layers Modifying Layer Properties
Ctrl + Shift + P Open Position dialog box for selected layers Modifying Layer Properties
Ctrl + Alt + O Open Auto-Orientation dialog box for selected layers Modifying Layer Properties
Ctrl + Home Center selected layers in view (modifies Position property to place anchor points of selected layers in center of current view) Modifying Layer Properties
Shift + Arrow Keys Move selected layers 10 pixels at current magnification (Position) Modifying Layer Properties
Shift + drag with Rotation tool Modify Rotation or Orientation in 45° increments Modifying Layer Properties
Shift + drag layer handle with Selection tool Modify Scale, constrained to footage frame aspect ratio Modifying Layer Properties
Double-click Rotation tool Reset Rotation to 0° Modifying Layer Properties
Double-click Selection tool Reset Scale to 100% Modifying Layer Properties
Ctrl + Alt + F Scale and reposition selected layers to fit composition Modifying Layer Properties
Ctrl + Alt + Shift + H Scale and reposition selected layers to fit composition width, preserving image aspect ratio for each layer Modifying Layer Properties
Ctrl + Alt + Shift + G Scale and reposition selected layers to fit composition height, preserving image aspect ratio for each layer Modifying Layer Properties
F10 Switch to 3D view 1 Modifying Layer Properties
F11 Switch to 3D view 2 3D Layers

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