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Please open a new ticket about AfterCodecs
, don't forget to send the .log file generated by AfterCodecs and information about your setup! Please also make sure that you are not using a forbidden resolutions
On Windows you should run your cmd.exe or Powershell in Administrator Mode, then run AfterCodecs installer executable with the
/S argument, for example in Powershell :
./"AfterCodecs v1.9.7 Installer.exe" /S if you're in the extracted folder from the downloaded zip
executable is built-in the installer of AfterCodecs in recent versions so you don't need to download it manually or from the Settings tab. Just download again the installer
to update to the latest version!
Select "[A] Hap" or "[A] Hap Q" and export in RGB in the AE settings. Exporting in
RGB+Alpha on AE (or ticking
Export Alpha Channel on PPro / AME) will automatically switch the codec to Hap Alpha or Hap Q Alpha!
Yes that's why there is AfterCodecs! It doesn't need Quicktime (and never will) to run so you should be safe now ;)
Be sure you're using using H264 (and not H264 RGB or H265), with the quality slider <= 90 and select YUV 4:2:0 (not 4:4:4 !. If it still doesn't work, lower the quality / bitrate and choose the H264 Main Profile
Be sure to set your AE project in 16 bpc, it will export to AfterCodecs in
16 bpc (even if you select "Millions of Colors" instead of "Trillions of
H264 is the norm and x264 a software encoder that implements H264, faster
and of better quality than encoders from Adobe or Quicktime
Not yet, sorry
One license is for the same user on up to two computers not used at the same
time. For example you can do Mac OS + Windows not at the same time, or your
professional computer and your personal laptop not used at the same time.
If you're on Mac OS Catalina or higher (10.15+) sometimes Apple notarization system doesn't work so you can't open easily our installer .pkg. Please allow opening unnotarized applications in your Security Preferences, see this article : Safely open apps on your Mac on Apple.com