Adding a Timecode to an Animation in After Effect - By Kiel Figgins

By adding a Timecode to your animations, you can get more accurate feedback when you post on online forums or show to other animators. One step above that is making the timecode as visually pleasing, yet functional as possible. Heres how I do my timecodes.

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1. Open After Effects

2. Create New Composition 3. Import Clip/Animation 4. Drag you Clip/Animation to the Comp 1 - Timeline

5. Create Timecode Layer 6. Add Timecode marker 7. Invert the Layer 8. Darken Blend Option that Layer 9. And your Done...