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Tutorial 21: Using aerender

Joe Clay | Jun 3, 2016

In this tutorial I explain how to use aerender to render After Effects projects in the background so you can work on another project at the same time.

The code used in the script is posted below for reference. When Adobe makes a new version you'll have to update the file. But once it's executable, you can easily modify it without much effort. Also, I'm not sure how this would work in Windows. I know the directory structure is different (they use backslashes for example) and I'm not sure how you'd run it. Maybe a bat file through some emulated DOS? I don't know. I haven't used Windows in quite a while. If you know, leave info in the comments!

#! /bin/bash

/Applications/Adobe\ After\ Effects\ CC\ 2015/aerender -project "$1"

Another week, another delay. I've moved into our new space and dealt with an electrical issue all afternoon that has, thankfully been resolved! Unless something crazy happens, we'll be back on track next week!