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Getting started

First, you’ll preview the final movie to see what you’ll create in this lesson.

  1. Make sure the following files are in the AECS4_CIB/Lessons/Lesson01 folder on your hard disk, or copy them from the Adobe After Effects CS4 Classroom in a Book DVD now.
    • In the Assets folder: bgwtext.psd,, gc_adobe_dj.mp3,,
    • In the Sample_Movie folder:
  2. Open and play the sample movie to see what you will create in this lesson. When you are done, quit QuickTime Player. You may delete this sample movie from your hard disk if you have limited storage space.
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