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actnowguy

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render in after effects best settings
« on: December 12, 2012, 08:53:34 AM »
Ok , so I render a video to upload using After effects, what are the best proven settings here....I have tried flv,h264-blue ray and avi none work....I do get a good render with h264..but the quality isn't the greatest..

Anyone???? :-\

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Re: render in after effects best settings
« Reply #1 on: December 12, 2012, 09:25:32 AM »
Well, it depends on what you want for your final output. You need to make sure that your Comp Settings are set for Square Pixels for the Aspect Ratio since you will be playing on a computer. Flash also likes Square pixels.

Second on render, you will need to choose a bitrate for your project. The higher the bitrate, the larger the file, but the better the quality.

  • 1080 I use about 8Mbs for H264 or 8294Kbs for FLV
  • 720 you can use about half

Again, it all depends on what is important to you, File Size or Quality.

If you prefer to use presets, the Adobe Encoder has a bunch. I would then just render the video as Lossless in AE and then convert it with Adobe Encoder. It will also allow you to use custom settings. So just select a preset such as the one for YouTube or Viemeo and make your adjustments from there.

I hope this helps.

Chris

 

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