Adobe After Effects CC is a digital visual effects, motion graphics, and compositing application developed by Adobe Systems and used in the post-production process of film making and television production. Create cinematic movie titles, intros, and transitions. Start a fire or make it rain. Animate a logo or character. With After Effects CC, the industry-standard motion graphics and visual effects software, you can take any idea and make it move. It can import video, audio and image files from a hard drive.
"What video format does new After Effects CC 2019 support?" When using this editing program, you need to concern about what format you can import and export. So you must want to know the best After Effects CC video formats and audio formats. Adobe After Effects CC supports multiple video formats and allows you to create projects that are tailored to your specific format.
After Effects CC Supported Video Formats - Import/Export
Note: You can import files of any still image format as a sequence.
Why & How to Fix After Effects CC Won't Import Video Files
What if if you have video files which are incompatible with Adobe After Effects CC, such as H.265, XAVC MXF, MKV, Blu-ray, DVD and some MP4, MOV files? Is it possible that to add those unsupported video files to After Effects CC for editing? In fact, about anything can be converted to a format iMovie can use. But what is the best video format for After Effects CC to convert video to?
Convert any video to Adobe After Effects CC best editing format
We found that H.264 MOV, MPEG-2 MPG and WMV3 WMV are the best editing fomrat for After Effects CC, so you can transcode your source material to H.264/MPEG-2/WMV3 codec. Acrok provided After Effects CC users powerful converting software, such as MXF Converter, H.265 Video Converter, 4K Video Converter, Blu-ray Ripper, DVD Ripper, etc. After simple clicks, you'll import and edit any video in After Effects CC smoothly. Please follow below guides to learn how to convert formats that your editing software does not support to the After Effects CC best editing format.
How to rip and convert Blu-ray to QuickTime MOV for After Effects CC?
Get Blu-ray to After Effects CC Converter
Free download Acrok Video Converter Ultimate (Windows Version | Mac Version) as the best Blu-ray to After Effects CC Converter. Install an run this top Blu-ray ripping software on your computer. You can load Blu-ray, DVD and 4K/1080P videos into Acrok ultimate converter.
Load Blu-ray files
Get your source Blu-ray movies ready (if you want to rip and convert Blu-ray discs, you need to insert Blu-ray discs to the BD drive.) Lauch Acrok Video Converter Ultimate - Top Blu-ray Ripper for After Effects CC, then click the "Load Disc" icon to browse source Blu-ray movies for loading. After loading, you can select Subtitles and Audio tracks for each title, double click each title to preview source files, and snap screenshots on the right built-in preview player. If you wan to rip DVD for After Effects CC, you can use the same way to import DVD files.
Choose output format
Click the "Format" drop-down box, choose "HD Video" and then select "HD MOV Video (*.mov)" option. If you like, you can choose "MOV-QuickTime Video (*.mov)" under "Common Video" category.
Start ripping program
On the main program interface, click the blue "Convert" button on the sub-menu bar, set output directory on the popup sidebar, and then click the bottom "Convert" button to start converting Blu-ray to QuickTime MOV on your PC.
How to transcode H.265, MXF, MKV, MP4, MOV to After Effects CC supported formats?
Free download Acrok software
Click below buttons to free download best video converter for After Effects CC users. Note that the guide below uses the Acrok Video Converter Ultimate Windows screenshots. The way to convert video to After Effects CC supported formats on Mac is the same. Just make sure you get the right version.
Load video files
Install and launch the any format to After Effect Converter, and then click "Add files" button to import H.265, MXF, MKV, MP4 or MOV files. On the right viewing window, you can preview the loaded files and take snapshots of the movie scenes.
Set output profile
Click "Format" pull down list to select "Adobe MPEG-2 (*.mpg)" as the best video format for After Effects CC. If you want to get 3D videos, please click "Edit" icon to enter edit interface. Click "Settings" to change the video encoder, resolution, frame rate, etc. as you wish.
Start video conversion
Click Convert button to start transcoding the loaded videos to MPEG-2 codec for After Effects CC. Once the conversion completes, you can click "Open" to find the .mov videos which can be directly imported to After Effects CC. You've done. As you see, now you can import and edit any format in After Effects CC without problems.