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  • Exporting single frame

  • John Nelson

    October 13, 2021 at 4:27 pm

    I’ve been using my AE CS4 to create stills since my old Photoshop no longer functions and funds not available for the newer copy.

    It works but I haven’t found the right combinations (if any) to export the frame with high quality, especially the text. Have tried: export sequence; jpeg, etc., render; as jpg, tiff, mov, psd, etc. Even tried converting text to a shape as well as trying 8 and 16bpc. They all come out with low quality.

    Is it possible?

    Thanks.

  • Kevin Camp

    October 13, 2021 at 4:49 pm

    Make sure Render Settings is set to ‘Best’, not ‘Current’ in the render queue.

  • John Nelson

    October 13, 2021 at 5:00 pm

    Thanks Kevin,

    Did that too. Maybe due to using ‘warp’ effect on text is the cause. Tried one without and had better results but really wanted to curve the text.

  • Kevin Camp

    October 15, 2021 at 4:14 pm

    You could try working in a comp that is 2x or 3x the size you need and then render out to the required frame size, or drop that comp into a smaller comp and render the smaller comp.

  • John Nelson

    October 15, 2021 at 6:49 pm

    Thanks again Kevin,

    Good suggestions. I’ll give them a try.

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