Most users make use Adobe After Effects to create digital visual effects. It is heart-breaking to lose hard worked files. If you are looking for an immediate solution to recover missing or lost files in adobe after effects, just download SFWare Data Recovery software and recover your files for free.
Adobe After Effects is a motion graphics and visual effects developed by Adobe systems. It also helps you combine visual elements from several sources into single images and that creates illusion on screen. The application is majorly used in film making, video gaming, animation and chroma keying where 2 different photos are layered to being a single image on screen using color hues.
It becomes impossible to recreate it if any of these files are missed as it consumes most of your time and energy to work on them again. Here are a few scenarios where the files could be missing in adobe after effects.
Generally, when files are imported to Adobe After Effects, it doesn’t keep the original file. But, it creates a link to the original file saved somewhere on the hard drive. If you’re wondering where you could see the link, it can be found under project panel.
If this file saved on your drive is moved or renamed, the link does not work and creates a problem. When you open such a file, you may encounter an error-
Error: After Effects warning: Files are missing since you last saved this project
The missing files is nothing but a broken link to the original file. You can easily fix the issue by relinking Files. to find the missing files:
(The multi-color bars shown in the preview indicate that there are missing files that are required by the composition.)
The name of the file should be visible in the dialog box’s title bar.
After a brief pause a confirmation dialog will appear informing you that previously missing files have been found. If the missing files have different names or saved in different folders than the time it was imported, you might have to repeat the process for those missing files. If the locations have not changed and they have same names, you can restore missing files in one shot using the above method.
However, if the original files have been deleted or lost, it is out of scope for recovery in After Effects. In such conditions, you will have to rely on backups to restore them. If you don’t have backup, the only way to recover missing files from Adobe After Effects is by using an efficient Photo recovery software.
SFWare is designed to make data recovery easy for all technical and non-technical users. Download the SFWare Photo Recovery Software and install the software on your computer. Double click on the icon created to run the application. Select Recover Photos from main screen
You will get 2 options – Recover Deleted Photos and Recover Lost Photos. Select the one appropriate for your needs
Once this is done, select the drive to recover data. If recovery is from an external hard drive, select that drive
Then allow the software to complete scanning process. Once this is done, you can save the required files.
Note: You are given a Preview option to view the recovered file before saving. Double click on the file to Preview. If you’re happy with the result, go ahead and purchase the software to save your file.
You don’t have to worry about damage to your files that you worked hard to create. Use the software without worry! This software works on a read only mode, so the original file is not altered in any manner; they are the same as your actual file.