By landing on this After Effects tutorial page you are probably wondering how video editing works in After Effects, well on this article I’ll demonstrate the essential methods to edit a video in after effects such as, cut video clip, trim a video, split video and more…
Honestly video editing with after Effects is not as simple as Adobe Premiere but the good news is that you can pretty much do everything Premiere does the only difference is that it takes little more steps and a little more time, just remember Adobe After Effects was originally built to create visual effects and compositing not video editing 🙂
For those who are video editor, After Effects is not Premiere or Final Cut Pro so please don’t waste your time searching for razor cut tool, trimmer tool, split tool… because they do not exist in After Effects yet, that being said all of these can be achieve in AE just check below the multiple methods to edit your videos with After Effects.
And for those who are motion graphic designer you might learn some good video editing tips to use in After Effects to improve your workflow in any case please add you comments at the end if you want to see more and see something missing.
Further more I wanted to show a couple of nice After Effects features and shortcuts for the timeline you might need when you edit a video