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kuzzy kay
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on Jun 10, 2014 at 12:03:33 am

Hi everyone l m new to after effects,l m working on a music video and my problem is l cant create a second and third track for different video clips is there any easy way to do this


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Michael Szalapski
Re: overlay track
on Jun 10, 2014 at 2:00:14 pm

You shouldn't use AE to edit your video. AE is not a video editing program. Edit in Premiere and then import your Premiere project into After Effects for doing effects, compositing, graphics, and color grading.

And, when you're ready to use AE, PLEASE go through the resources Todd linked you to. If you don't, you will be completely frustrated.

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Stephen Wiseman
Re: overlay track
on Jun 10, 2014 at 9:56:24 am

Just drag your audio track from the project pane into your composition and it will appear. After effects doesn't work like Video editing software where you can have multiple clips on one track. Each clip creates has it's own layer.

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kuzzy kay
Re: overlay track
on Jun 10, 2014 at 5:54:19 pm

Thank you,l thought after effect work like other editing softwares,at least now l have a clue,l ve been trying to edit a musical video with after effects from start to end but once more l thank you


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Todd Kopriva
Re: overlay track
on Jun 10, 2014 at 1:29:44 am

I think that you're misunderstanding how After Effects works.


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