Adobe has announced the new features due in the next update to After Effects, including the option to use Cinema 4D’s Standard renderer directly inside the software, plus a range of new GPU-accelerated effects. The release will also introduce Team Projects, a new hosted online service that enables users to work collaboratively on shared projects in After Effects, Premiere Pro and Prelude. Many people like to use AEC rather than FCP X. But it is depressing that this latest version After Effect CC 2017 still won’t open some video files like MP4. This article helps youYou can figure out how to import all MP4 video into After Effect CC (2017) and edit all MP4 in After Effect CC (2017) smoothly.
Why can’t import MP4 to After Effect CC 2017? That’s because After Effects CC 2017 prefers MPEG-4 codec instead of others while MP4 can contain various video codecs. In order to successfully import MP4 to edit in After Effects CC 2017, a recommended solution is to convert or change the H.264 MP4, XDCAM EX, H.265 MP4 to a codec that After Effects CC 2017 can natively handle.
You can use professional MP4 to After Effect CC 2017 Video Converter – Pavtube HD Video Converter for Mac, which support all MP4 including SD MP4, HD MP4, 4K MP4 to After Effect CC 2017 supported editing-format like MPEG-2 keeping video original quality. Besides, it also can convert other regular format like MP4, AVI, MKV, VOB, MTS, XAVC, XAVC-S, XAVC-L, MXF etc. and it can convert any video to After Effects at super fast speed while keeping the original quality of imported videos. After video files is converted, you can import to After Effects CC 2017 without any hassle.
If you’re using a Windows, simply turn to Pavtube HD Video Converter, which allows you to transcode MP4 to After Effects CC on Windows (including Windows 10). Now download the right version and follow the tips below to finish your task.
Free download the MP4 to After Effects CC Video Converter for Mac
How to Convert and Import MP4 into After Effects CC (2017)
Step 1. Add MP4 files
Install and run the best MP4 to After Effects CC Converter, and click the “Add File” button to load MP4 video.
Step 2. Choose output format
Click the format bar, and move mouse cursor to Adobe Premiere/ Sony Vegas column and select MPEG-2 (*.mpg) as output format.
Tip. Adjust audio and video settings (optional)
If the default settings do not fit you requirement, you can click “Settings” icon and enter “Profile Settings” panel to adjust video size, bit rate, frame rate, sample rate and audio channels with this Mac MP4 to AEC Converter. This is mainly designed for power users who have a higher request for resulting video, and you can leave it alone.
Step 3. Start converting MP4 to After Effects CC (2017)
Click “Convert” button to start converting MP4 to MOV, WMV or MPEG-2 for After Effects CC program. Once the conversion is finished you can click “Open” button to get the output files effortlessly, and now you are ready to import and edit MP4 files with After Effects CC.
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