Timelines are searchable
Use QuickSearch to instantly locate any element or even missing footage in a comp or project; navigate quickly between nested comps using the new Mini-Flowchart.
After Effects can import 3D layers from Photoshop
Import 3D models from Adobe Photoshop® CS4, and then bring them into After Effects to composite them with other elements, adjust lighting, and more.
After Effects is part of an end-to-end solution
Adobe provides end-to-end software solutions to deliver compelling experiences on film, video, DVD, the web, and mobile devices.