How to Use After Effects for Web Animation Prototypes

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What You’ll Be Creating

In this screencast tutorial we’re going to prototype an app UI animation. We’ll take a Photoshop layout, then bring it to life using Adobe After Effects. 

Prototyping interfaces with After Effects is a great way of exploring complex animations, either for your own experiments or presenting to a client. It’s a very popular approach these days, and a quick search on Dribbble will reveal loads of UI animation examples, many of which have been made with After Effects.

The Screencast

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The files for this tutorial contain a number of assets, listed below.

New to Adobe After Effects?

We recommend a number of introductory tutorials to get you up to speed with After Effects basics.