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TOP 5 Ways to Speed Up Adobe After Effects

After Effects works slow? Lagging?

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In this tutorial you will learn how to make After Affects faster and increase ram preview and rendering speeds. 5 Useful Tips to improve your After Affects
performance
for rendering and for productivity at all. Run AE faster!

1 Way – Change The Pesolution

If your composition takes a long time to load. The easiest way to fix this is to change the
resolution
. To do this, go to the resolution window and change
Full to Third.

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We see that the quality of the preview image has deteriorated. This value changes the quality of
preview only during pause. In order to reduce the quality during the
playback
, go to the Preview menu and also change resolution to `third`.

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As we see, the quality of the preview has deteriorated, but the download speed has
increased
.

2 Way – Skip Keyframes

To do this go to thePreview menu and select the needed value of
the frames that will be skipped. Standardly, it is suggested to skip 1, 2 or 5, but you can put
your own value. The smoothness of the video preview will change but loading process will become
faster.

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3 Way – Clear Media Cache

The thing to do regularly is clearing the cache. Go to preferences > media & disk cache.

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And click Empty Disk Cache. The cache was cleared. Also here you can change the maximum
size used on disk for cache
. Change this as you want, depending on the power of your
computer.

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4 Way – Increase The RAM

Go to the After Effects menu > Preferences > Memory

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If your computer is not powerful enough, you can increase the RAM used by After
Effects
. To do this you need to reduce the RAM used by other programs, for example, to 2.
The RAM used by After Effects will be automatically increased.

5 Way – Speed up The Rendering Process

Go to the After Effects menu – Preferences – and click General 👉 holding Shift

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Go to “Secret” Menu. And tick these boxes: the Disable Layer Cache and Ignore Sequence Rendering
Errors. Also set the value to Purge Every 2 Frames During Make Movie. Now the rendering
process takes less time
.

Edit like a pro and …

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