Look who made his live TV debut. Woo-hoo!

The Simpsons creators used Character Animator inside After Effects to get Homer off the couch and onto live TV in a history-making first for animation. See how they did it, then get the app and bring your own 2D characters to life.

After Effects CC

Bold new ways to put your ideas in motion.

Learn how the latest release helps you create incredible motion graphics and visual effects for film, TV, video and web. Go from first concept to finished composition faster than ever.
Faster rendering and smoother performance.
Smoother previews, accelerated rendering, faster interactions, and other performance improvements make this the most responsive After Effects yet.
Adobe Character Animator.
Bring 2D characters to life by acting out their movements in front of a webcam with Adobe Character Animator (Preview).
Adobe Stock inside Libraries.
Search and instantly access over a million pro-quality videos from Adobe Stock — right inside your Creative Cloud Libraries.
Real-time playback.
Keep perfecting while you preview. Adjust a composition’s properties and even resize panels without stopping playback.

From inspiration to final creation. Faster.

After Effects is part of Creative Cloud, which means you can access all your assets — including Adobe Stock — right inside the app and quickly put your ideas into production. And with Adobe CreativeSync, everything is connected across your desktop and mobile apps.
The right assets. Right away.
The right assets. Right away.
Creative Cloud Libraries store all your Looks, colors, images, metadata, and other assets, so they’re instantly available across your desktop and mobile devices.
Adobe Stock built right in.
Adobe Stock built right in.
Spend less time searching and more time designing with 55 million royalty-free images, graphics, and videos inside your apps. The new Adobe Stock Premium collection offers curated images from some of the world’s leading creatives.

Make something now.

Get the most out of After Effects and Creative Cloud with our latest tutorials for motion graphics design, visual effects creation, and more.