Innovating to help modern creators meet the growing demand for video content

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The new 3D Design Space in After Effects

By Eric Philpott

Posted on 10-20-2020

With the growing global demand for video, Adobe continues to deliver innovative tools and workflows that help creators craft better content and deliver it faster. At MAX we are releasing and previewing new Adobe technologies that put more power into the hands of our users, including 3D Design Space in After Effects, Speech to Text in Premiere Pro, and more.

Expanding mobile creativity

2020 has seen continued momentum in mobile app adoption for creative work, fueled by the increasing demand for fresh content, anytime, anywhere. With Premiere Rush it is now easier than ever for users to discover, browse, and add animated titles, graphics, and audio to enrich video projects:

Premiere Rush

Shoot. Edit. Share.

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Making creativity easier and more powerful with Adobe Sensei

Adobe Sensei brings the power of AI to creative work with new tools that speed up time-consuming production tasks. At MAX we are announcing new Adobe Sensei features for video:

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Speech-Aware Animation is available now in Character Animator

Building better ways to create

Additional new features in our flagship Creative Cloud video products expand the toolkit and streamline workflows for creators, and today, we’re excited to announce new updates to After Effects and Character Animator, including:

3D Design Space in After Effects
Motion designers rely on After Effects for motion graphics and 3D capabilities have become essential in areas like broadcast and advertising. To modernize the 3D experience in After Effects, we are introducing the 3D Design Space, a new environment for working efficiently with 3D content. Enabling users to design and composite within a single application, the 3D Design Space includes the following:

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Try Real-time 3D Draft Preview and 3D Ground Plane in the After Effects Beta today, available from the Creative Cloud Desktop application.

Adobe After Effects

Make a big scene bigger. There’s nothing you can’t create with After Effects.

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Streamlining workflows in Character Animator
More artists and studios are turning to Emmy Award-winning Adobe Character Animator for expressive, high-quality, performance-based animations. Character Animator captures performances in real-time, accelerating animation workflows, even enabling livestream animation. Today’s release includes:

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Adobe Character Animator

Eye-opening animations. In eye-opening time.

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Performance and workflow improvements

Adobe is committed to continually improving performance and post-production workflows. We know it’s critical to help video pros do their best work efficiently, and that’s why we report regularly on our work in this area. Today’s release introduces the following improvements:

New free video collection on Adobe Stock

Adobe Stock introduces a new free collection, including over 6,000 free videos. The free collection has the same licensing as all Adobe Stock content and video creators can use them with confidence for personal, business or commercial projects.

Adobe Stock

High quality stock images.

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Today’s release is available for download via the Creative Cloud desktop application, including both the release versions and Beta builds.

Topics: Adobe MAX, Creativity, News, Creative Cloud,

Products: After Effects, Creative Cloud, Premiere Rush, Character Animator, Premiere Pro