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Disappearing Illustrator Files and Memory Plug-ins

The Disappearing Illustrator Files plug-in resolves a problem in Adobe After Effects 4.0 for Mac OS in which imported native Adobe Illustrator files or Adobe Illustrator EPS files disappear or partially disappear from the Composition and Footage windows. After installing this plug-in, native Adobe Illustrator files and Adobe Illustrator EPS files appear as expected in the Composition and Footage windows.

The Memory plug-in resolves the following problems in Adobe After Effects 4.0 for Mac OS:

- Out of memory errors occur while rendering.
- "Internal structure damaged" errors occur.
- Rendering slow-downs occur when the cache is full.

After installing this plug-in, the performance problems described above no longer occur.

File Information

Product After Effects
Version 4.0
Platform Macintosh
File Name ae4aimem.sea
File Size 215KB
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System requirements

Adobe After Effects 4.0 for Mac OS (any language version)

Installation Instructions

To install the plug-ins:
1. Close After Effects.
2. Place the AE4.0 Illustrator Patch plug-in and AE4.0 Memory Patch plug-in to your After Effects plug-in folder.
3. Start After Effects and change your cache preference (File > Preferences > Cache) to "Favor Speed."

Additional notes

No Memory plug-in is needed for After Effects for Windows.

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