4 Replies Latest reply on Sep 18, 2008 7:06 AM by Todd_Kopriva

    After Effects 8.0.2 is live, as is a new version of the Help document.

    Todd_Kopriva Level 8
      The After Effects 8.0.2 update is live, and so is the new After Effects CS3 Help on the Web. To get the update, choose Help > Updates. To see all of what has changed, see the ReadMe document:
      http://kb.adobe.com/selfservice/viewContent.do?externalId=kb403043

      Here's a link to After Effects Help on the Web, in case you forgot:
      http://livedocs.adobe.com/en_US/AfterEffects/8.0/

      And here's a link to the page from which you can download a PDF copy of the Help document:
      http://www.adobe.com/support/documentation/en/aftereffects/

      Beyond the additions to Help for P2 functionality, we made several hundred changes to the document for this version, most of which fall into two categories:

      - We fixed a lot of little errors and clarified explanations based on feedback in LiveDocs comments and feedback from the LiveDocs survey.

      - We added a lot of links from Help to external resources.

      One of the things that we heard from last quarter's survey was that After Effects documentation is incomplete (but accurate, yay!). One very fast way to fill some gaps is to point users to the example projects, tutorials, and other materials that people like you create and publish. Some of you have been adding LiveDocs comments to Help on the Web that point to these great materials. We've incorporated many of those links---plus a great many more---in the parts of Help where we thought that these external materials could help the user. We intend to do much more of this if you tell us that you find it valuable.

      Also, there are a lot of extensions to After Effects (some free, some not) that make After Effects work better. We also point to some of those. How did we pick which ones to point to? In part, we went by what we were being told in LiveDocs comments and on forums. If you don't see a mention of a plug-in, script, or other tool that you think is great, tell us through the LiveDocs comments in Help on the Web.

      So, thank you to all of the people and organizations whose instructional material and software we now point to from After Effects Help or whose LiveDocs comments have led to substantial improvements:

      Lutz Albrecht
      Jeff Almasol
      Lloyd Alvarez
      Dale Bradshaw
      Colin Brailey
      Guy Chen
      Mark Christiansen
      Alexendre Czetwertynski
      John Dickinson
      Dan Ebberts
      Marcus Geduld
      Rick Gerard
      Harry Frank
      Richard Harrington
      David Helmly
      Jonas Hummelstrand
      Tim Kurkoski
      Stu Maschwitz
      Chris Meyer
      Trish Meyer
      Alejandro Pérez
      Aharon Rabinowitz
      Adolfo Rozenfeld
      Scott Squires
      Angie Taylor
      Paul Tuersley
      Donat van Bellinghen
      David Van Brink
      David Wigfross
      Michele Yamazaki
      Rich Young
      Automatic Duck
      Digital Anarchy
      GridIron
      Zaxwerks
      RE:Vision Effects
      ObviousFX
      Trapcode
      Red Giant
      Toolfarm
      Creative COW
      AE Enhancers
      Neat Video
      fnord software
      Apple