I have been using AE on my laptop for a few months, and I finally got a good desktop to run it on. Is there a way to sync compositions so that when I switch computers (ones at home, ones not) the comps and projects will update? they are on the same network, and I don't really want to use an external hard drive
I don't think the concept of syncing has made it yet to the world of After Effects.
If you keep everything you need in a project in a single folder, I suppose you could copy the folder's contents from one machine to another.
As you're no doubt well aware, I'd be very careful in doing so.
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[Dave LaRonde]"I don't think the concept of syncing has made it yet to the world of After Effects. If you keep everything you need in a project in a single folder, I suppose you could copy the folder's contents from one machine to another."
I move back and forth from the workstation in my office to my laptop on the road pretty often, and this is exactly what I do. I'd recommend setting up a folder structure for your project that keeps all your footage and project files together (as AE does when you Collect files [link]).
On my Macs, I use either ChronoSync or Synk Pro -- both are very powerful and flexibile. When I work on PCs, I use SyncToy, which is relatively simple, but I'm sure you could find another folder sync application with more functionality than it has.
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