After Effects CC 2023: Composition Presets (New!)

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Description:
This tutorial will show you how to access the new Composition Presets in Adobe After Effects CC 2023 to make it easier to find the most commonly used presets and new sizes for social media. 

Keyboard Shortcuts:
New Composition (Cmd/Ctrl + N)

Chapters:
00:06 Intro: About the Tutorial
00:30 Update To After Effects CC 2023
00:37 Open After Effects
00:42 Create New Composition (Cmd/Ctrl + N)
00:57 Composition Settings Preset Menu
01:05 HD Presets (1920 x 1080)
01:30 UHD Presets (4K & 8K)
01:35 Social Media Presets
01:59 Create & Save Custom Comp Presets
02:29 Create New Comp with Custom Preset
02:48 Delete Custom Presets

 

Software Used:
Adobe After Effects CC 2023 (Click To Try or Buy)

How To Access Composition Presets in After Effects CC 2023

  1. Open After Effects
  2. Create A New Composition (Cmd/Ctrl + N)
  3. Click on the drop-down menu next to ‘Preset’
  4. The HD Presets are at the top (1920 x 1080)
  5. Then the new UHD Presets (4K, 8K)
  6. Below are the new Social Media Channel Presets (Portrait, Landscape, Square)
  7. Select any preset
  8. Modify the settings
  9. Click OK

How To Save Custom Composition Presets in After Effects CC 2023

  1. Open After Effects
  2. Create A New Composition (Cmd/Ctrl + N)
  3. Click on the drop-down menu next to ‘Preset’
  4. Select any preset 
  5. Modify the settings
  6. Click on the folded paper icon next to the drop-down menu
  7. Enter a name for a custom preset
  8. Click OK to Save Custom Preset
  9. Select custom preset from the drop-down menu to apply to any new Composition

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