Find My AEP

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Author: Mograph Mindset

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Quick Overview

Now a native menu item! Quickly navigate to the folder containing your .AEP project file.

Development by Mograph Mindset & Nate Lovell

Illustrations by Julia Gridneva


How it works

Find My AEP automatically highlights the .aep project file in the Mac Finder or Windows Explorer. Find your files instantly!

To run, go to File > Reveal Current Project File.


Find My AEP reveals where the current After Effects project resides in the filesystem.

    • Windows + MacOS compatible
    • Jump straight to your project file in the Finder/Explorer
    • Compatible with Google Drive, Dropbox, etc.

Map to Keyboard

Choose custom keyboard shortcuts that fit your workflow. For example:


Mac: ⌘ + ⌥ + SHIFT + O


The easiest way to install is by using the aescripts + aeplugins manager app

Windows: Move Find My AEP.aex to C:\Program Files\Adobe\Common\Plug-ins\7.0\MediaCore

Mac: Move Find My AEP.plugin to /Library/Application Support/Adobe/Common/Plug-ins/7.0/MediaCore

Inspired by "Where's My AEP" by vaporstack tools (2013)

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