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andrenavarre says

Hey guys, I’m wondering if I’m taking too long to prepare my files for release. I usually spend about 8 hours on collecting files, testing UX, renaming compositions, writing documentation, making previews etc… This is for projects that are around 2 minutes long. What about you?

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EFEKT_Studio says

A lot. But, the other day, I came across to a promising script, still didn’t try it though. Check out the video: http://aescripts.com/tidyup

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Darkpulse says

Hi Andre, usually I’m taking a day just for promote. Cleaning project is pretty fast here, because, I try to keep already clean when I build the template. But A day for :

- Verify project in differents After Effects Versions ( CS4 , CS5.5, CS6 )
- Testing some tricks in the project in case of
- Make a video preview
- Make a tutorial
- Make some screenshots
- Upload to Videohive, Vimeo, etc….
- Prepare auto promotion on web, social networks (find good tags, explication, still frames, etc…)

It’s a boring phase, I know… ;)

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DoubleX says

I usualy clean up my project within one hour. I’m thinking about these things already when creating the project. At the end I just clean the placeholders, make sure all layers are cut and locked as should be. But creating the video tutorial, thumbnails, rendering previews and writing the description are things which kill the most of my time. And then, if case of soft rejection happens, I swear :D

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InlifeThrill says

Really? I spend 1 minute.. without scripts. Just name and order your layers the minute you create them.

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GrizzleFX says

I spend an hour 2 hours tops.

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miseld says

~5 minutes – agree with Inlife.

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flashato says

Really? I spend 1 minute.. without scripts. Just name and order your layers the minute you create them.

I agree,also think about the (short) name and number you will give to your layers,this can save you time :)

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EFEKT_Studio says

Well, sometimes I’m in creative condition and literally, I don’t watch out for anything… But, also, sometimes I’m nice and clean, so cleaning up the project is also easy :)

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jvirgos says

You just can decrease half time if you name, order, create folders,color layers,notes in layers, organize the compositions etc etc while you are working. i never let a comp as new composition or new white layer when working. It also give you a good feeling when you open the project to continue working and you know you wont have to do all this tedious things after.I like to see what buyers will see to check its fine and friendly Then make previews, promote in social networks, select good screenshoots and make the choice is a little hard.

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