after effects import question

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  • twooh0

    AE, and AI don't play nice, and they never will because Adobe is incompetent when it comes to workflow.

    If you want to a AI path to be copied into AE as a mask, simply copy and paste the path. It should create a mask for you automatically.

    In terms of AI layers, the best solution I've come across has been to export as a PSD. Depending if you need to preserve vector information, the only solution I've come across has been copy/paste.

    If anyone has any other solution, I'd love to hear it.

    • import ai file and right click convert to shape layers. This lets you animate strokes and such.dorkKn1ght
    • Use vector masks in Photoshop to get masks in AE.CyBrainX

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