Adobe After Effects CC 2023: How To Import Video Frames To Layers

This tutorial will show you how to import any video as Layers & Frames in Adobe Photoshop CC 2023 which can be used for a variety of video editing techniques including adding hand-drawn elements frame by frame.

00:00  Intro: About The Tutorial
00:32  Example Video Overview
00:50  How To Import Video Frames To Layers
01:05  Import Dialog Box Overview
01:33  From Beginning To End
01:48  Selected Range Only
02:05  Limit To Every___Frames
02:20  Make Frame Animation
02:54  Timeline Panel (Window Menu)
03:27  Render Video

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

How To Import Video Frames To Layers in Photoshop:

  1. Open Photoshop
  2. Go to File Menu
  3. Select ‘Import Video Frames To Layers’
  4. Choose Range To Import (From Beginning to End or Selected Range Only)
  5. If Selected Range Only, set In & Out Points
  6. Tick the box ‘Limit to Every….Frames’ to reduce the number of frames imported
  7. Tick the box ‘Make Frame Animation’
  8. Click OK
  9. Modify Frames/Layers one by one
  10. To export, go to the File Menu…Export…Render Video
  11. Done!

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