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  • .AI files into Premiere Pro look like hell

    Posted by Chris Gomersall on December 12, 2017 at 7:08 pm

    Why don’t vector files from Illustrator come into Premiere Pro smoothly? As it is, they come in looking like garbage if you need to scale them up, which is kind of the point of vector graphics. So far the only solution has been to scale up the files in illustrator but doesn’t that seem like a lot of work? A vector file SHOULD go into Premiere as clearly as it does in After Effects, right?
    Any help here would be sweet.

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    Eric Santiago
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  • Brent Marginet

    December 12, 2017 at 11:14 pm

    Those files will be treated as though they’re a video file so none of the vector info is retained when you import them into Premiere.

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  • Jon Doughtie

    December 14, 2017 at 4:44 pm

    What these gentlemen said.

    After Effects lets the raster and vector kids play together. Premiere Pro is strictly a raster playground.

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  • Eric Santiago

    December 14, 2017 at 8:50 pm

    And if you really need to use AI files, make sure to set the pixel resolution to size.

    I tend to receive logos from clients at 300×200 pixels kinda drives me crazy.
    Would need a trip to Photoshop first before Premiere.
    But all that is rare since After Effects is always my tweener tool 🙂

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