How To Save Adobe After Effects Project As Video

Adobe After Effects is a formidable software utilized for producing stunning visual effects and dynamic graphics. This guide will walk you through the necessary steps to save your Adobe After Effects project as a video.

Step 1: Open Your Project

Open Adobe After Effects and load the project you intend to save as a video. Once your project is ready to be rendered, navigate to the ‘Composition’ menu, and click on ‘Add to Render Queue’.

Step 2: Select Output Module

Once you’ve added your project to the Render Queue, it’s time to set your output preferences. Click on the “Output Module” link, which by default is set to ‘Lossless’. Here, you can set the format of the outputted video file. For instance, if you want to save your project as an MP4 video, you can set the format to ‘H.264’.

Step 3: Set the Output Settings

In the ‘Output Module Settings’, you’ll find a variety of options to customize your outputted video file. These include video codec, quality, size, colour depth, frame rate and more. Take some time to explore these settings and adjust them according to your needs.

Step 4: Choose the Output Destination

Next, click on ‘Output To’ to select where you want your video file to be saved. Choose a suitable location on your computer. Make sure to name your file before clicking the ‘Save’ button.

Step 5: Render Your Video

Now that your output settings are all set, it’s time to render your video. Click on the ‘Render’ button on the right side of the Render Queue. The rendering process will begin, and once it’s finished, your video will be saved at your chosen location.

I hope this guide has been helpful in showing you how to save your Adobe After Effects project as a video. Happy editing!