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Author: Autokroma

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Quick Overview

After Effects, Premiere Pro and Adobe Media Encoder native exporters bringing you ProRes / H264 / H265 / HAP codecs for excellent quality and lightweight videos, on Windows and OSX, no Quicktime needed anymore!

Save 25% on the full Adobe Suite when you purchase all 3 platforms, discount added in cart (does not apply to floating licenses)

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Filling the codec gap

AfterCodecs brings you with consistency all the codecs and features you need

  • ProRes on Windows
  • H264 8K (not limited to 4K) and a fast YouTube export profile easy to use
  • HAP codecs
  • Finally say goodbye to Quicktime!
Filling the codec gap

Better and faster compression

AfterCodecs uses ffmpeg to encode H264 and H265:

  • Low bitrates videos are of better quality than before
  • Choose the efficiency you need : fast encoding for your previews or low filesize for final delivery
  • Save time directly in AE render queue without touching the command line and having huge temporary files

AfterCodecs ProRes rendering is on average 15% faster than Quicktime

Better and faster compression


Please use the 500 Frames Trial before buying

FAQ, known limitations and more info here


AfterCodecs AE vs. Exporting with AME

AfterCodecs will create a smaller, better looking file directly in the After Effects render queue. What's not to love?

Comparison with AME

How to install

Unzip and use the included installers! You can also use the aescripts + aeplugins manager application and follow the instructions given in the .pdf included in the archive. ffmpeg installation can be done automatically in AfterCodecs or manually by downloading the zip below

AfterCodecs for After Effects Tutorial


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