After Effects includes a set of tools for controlling and modifying media items in your project; in this lesson from David Bode's course, After Effects for Beginners, you'll learn about the core tool set. These are the tools that you will be using most of the time.
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Ready to keep going with After Effects? You can watch the rest of this in-depth course with an Envato Elements subscription: learn how to use After Effects from the absolute beginning, working quickly through a series of tutorials. You'll learn professional techniques and start creating great videos—Dave covers all the essentials, including tools, workflows, keyframing, comps and precomping, shapes, masks, and the animation tricks you need to get started.
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