Advanced Selection

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Author: Gregor Urabl

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Quick Overview

Expands the capabilities of After Effects to select layers. It offers a vast amount of filters you can choose from to narrow down your selection, like layer types, layer options, blending modes, search by name, label colors, and more.

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The Advanced Selection panel features two modes of operation: "And Mode" and "Or Mode".

UPDATE 1.1 (April 2021) adds another Mode: NOR (inverted OR) that selects everything except the selection.

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Or Mode

The tool allows filtering for layers that bear at least one selected criteria.

Advanced Selection Or Mode 1

Advanced Selection Or Mode 2


And Mode

In "And Mode" all selected criteria must be met at the same time.

Advanced Selection And Mode 1

Advanced Selection And Mode 2


How to Use

First select a composition in the project window and set filters by clicking on one or multiple elements in the list.

Multiple selections are possible by holding down the ctrl/cmd button.

Select if you want to filter all layers that bear at least one selected criteria with the 'OR' button or use the 'AND' button for layers that only bear all selected criteria.

Activate the selected filters by clicking on the 'Select Layer' Button

After Effects 2020, CC 2019, CC 2018, CC 2017, CC 2015.3, CC 2015, CC 2014, CC