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After Effect Setup and Installation

You should review the complete system requirements before installing Adobe After Effects.

Minimum System Requirement for Windows OS

Processor Multicore Intel processor with 64-bit support
Operating system Microsoft Windows 10 (64 bit) versions 1803 and later. Note: Win version 1607 is not supported.
RAM 16 GB minimum (32 GB recommended)
GPU 2GB of GPU VRAM.
Adobe strongly recommends updating to NVIDIA driver 451.77 or later when using After Effects. Drivers before this have a known issue, which can lead to a crash.
Hard disk space Minimum 5GB of hard-disk space should be available.
Additional free space required during installation and additional disk space for disk cache ( i.e., 10GB recommended)
Monitor resolution 1280x1080 or greater display resolution
Internet An Internet connection and registration are necessary for required software activation, validation of subscriptions, and access to online services.

Minimum specifications for macOS

Processor Multicore Intel processor with 64-bit support
Operating system macOS versions 10.13 and later. Note: macOS version 10.12 is not supported
RAM 16 GB minimum (32 GB recommended)
GPU 2GB of GPU VRAM. Adobe strongly recommends updating to NVIDIA driver 451.77 or later when using After Effects. Drivers before this have a known issue that can lead to a crash.
Hard disk space 6GB of available hard-disk space for installation; additional free space required during installation (cannot install on a volume that uses a case-sensitive file system or on removable flash storage devices) Additional disk space for disk cache (10GB recommended)
Monitor resolution 1440x900 or greater display resolution
Internet An Internet connection and registration are necessary for required software activation, validation of subscriptions, and access to online services.

VR system Specifications

Head Mounted Display (HMD) Operating system
Oculus Rift Windows 10
Windows Mixed Reality Windows 10
HTC Vive Windows 10
27" iMac with Radeon Pro graphics
Mac OS 10.13.3 or later
iMac Pro with Radeon Vega graphics

Downloading After Effect

Step 1: Go to the https://www.adobe.com/in/products/aftereffects/free-trial-download.html and click on the "Try For Free."

After Effect Setup and Installation

Step 2: When you click on the "Try for free" button, you will be redirected to the next page, where you will be asked to choose between after effect and all the Creative cloud applications. Click on the "Start Free Trial".

After Effect Setup and Installation

Step 3: On the next page, you will see the complete payment summary. Enter your email id and click on continue.

After Effect Setup and Installation

Step 4: It will ask you for your password on the next page, as shown in the figure below.

After Effect Setup and Installation

Step 5: You will be redirected to the payment page, where you have to fill in your credit card details. After filling in all the details, click on the "Start free trial".

After Effect Setup and Installation

Step 6: It starts downloading the installer. After a successful download, click on the file to start the installation.

After Effect Setup and Installation

Step 7: After the completion of the initialization process. Click on the Install option to redirect to the next step of the installation process.

After Effect Setup and Installation

Step 8: Accept the Adobe Software Licence Agreement to continue with the installation.

After Effect Setup and Installation

Step 9: Sign-in with the same email id that you registered with Adobe previously.

After Effect Setup and Installation

Step 10: After the successful login, you will be asked to choose between standard installations or install only selected applications from the list.

After Effect Setup and Installation

Step 11: Click on the install button to start with the installations.

After Effect Setup and Installation

Step 12: After the successful installation, run Adobe After Effect.

After Effect Setup and Installation

Step 13: Following is the Adobe After Effect interface, you will see on the First run.

After Effect Setup and Installation




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