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Template Project Tip
by Eran Stern


August 27th, 2008
Category: After Effects

Let’s say, you want to convert your ordinary After Effect project to a Template one, so each time you double click it, it will open as an Untitled Project, and then when you hit the Save command you’ll be asked to name it. Very useful if you’re like me, using a Master Project that have the same folder structure (Video, Audio, Pre-Comps, Graphics etc.).
Well it’s very easy, just select your Master project then change the suffix to .aet instead of .aep.
That’s it! You’re all set. Don’t believe me, check it for yourself. But you must do it now :-)

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2 comments for “Template Project Tip”

  1. 2 illd

    Nice to see your side in English too, Eran.

    And your tip is really a great timesaver.

    Here is a nice one to:

    http://www.nabscripts.com/Experiments/Plugins/experiments_plugins_en.php

    It is a free plug in which organize the project panel into different folders (comps, video ect.)

    Cheers

  2. 1 fran

    Thank you Eran, from Argentina.
    I was looking for this tip long time ago and i find it here thank you again.
    Greetings.

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