iMac 5k 27 late
4 GHz Intel Core i7
32 GB 1867 MHz DDR3
AMD Radeon R9 M395X 4096 MB
i have 15 layers with 45 seconds of video in total and when i play it it is very very slow. each layer has some effects and video. i am new at after effects, the tutorials are difficult without visuals. i have no idea what is rendering or if it is rendering or how to render (though it is suppose to do so itself and very very quickly). i was told i can use as how many layers i want to create a video with the specs i have. pretty frustrating for an expensive machine.
i am new at after effects, the tutorials are difficult without visuals.
what do you mean without visuals? you can't expect to go intuitively and use this software. start here and pace yourself: After Effects tutorials
if you want to learn about rendering read here: Basics of rendering and exporting in After Effects CC - you also have tutorials to watch.
here's more about previewing: Preview without rendering in After Effects
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