Previewer is a native plugin for Adobe After Effects which enables you to quickly preview files selected in Project Panel. You can preview images, audio, first frame of pre-comps and videos (only some formats listed below).
Supported Formats On MacPreviewer can read only those media formats for which your mac has a codec. Previewer uses codecs from QuickTime. Below are the media formats and codecs that QuickTime Player can open in Mac OS X v10.6.x or later: If you are looking for more format, you can install additional codecs. You can get some here.
Supported Formats On WindowsPreviewer can read only those media formats for which you have a codec installed. On Windows, Previewer uses codecs from DirectShow. Below are the media formats and codecs that are supported. Also, more info here.
As we found out, many of you use VLC player and do not have codecs installed. Mister Horse recommends to install the Basic pack of K-Lite Codec, which you can get for free here.
CompatibilityAdobe After Effects CS5 and above.
Minimum system requirements
- Mac OS 10.7 and above
- Windows Vista and above
- "Lock Current Item" option added to panel menu - several bugfixes
- fixed some video playback issues - added AE CC 2015 option to installer - some other minor bugs fixed