FAQ: How do I reinstall a previous version of After Effects?

Oct 03, 2017 Oct 03, 2017

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Please read this blog before reinstalling a previous version, otherwise, you might mistakenly uninstall the current version of Premiere Pro installed on your computer.

 

To reinstall any previous version of After Effects, follow these steps:

  1. Open the Creative Cloud desktop application.
  2. Click on the All Apps tab.
  3. Find After Effects in the list and click the three-dot menu on the right.
  4. Click Other Versions and choose the previous version of After Effects that you want to install on your computer.

 

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Community Beginner ,
Mar 17, 2021 Mar 17, 2021

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For me, the 3 dots just say "Learn More" which takes me to general info about the app. Anyone know where I can find the older versions? 

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New Here ,
Mar 17, 2021 Mar 17, 2021

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same here. There is no "older versions" option. I was using AE a month ago and now I can't. I have MacOs 10.13 and I can't update to 10.14 which is the latest supported by this new version. I need to install the previous one.

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Community Beginner ,
Mar 17, 2021 Mar 17, 2021

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I've never used it before so i'm new to all this.. But still, no Older Versions options! And everything online talks about these magical three dots 

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New Here ,
Mar 17, 2021 Mar 17, 2021

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It is a shame. I pay to use this tool and they now update and let me down with no live support when something like this happens. Now I can't finish my job because of them, they suppose to help us and they just do things more and more difficult. I need someone from Adobe to support here ASAP, please.

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Mar 17, 2021 Mar 17, 2021

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If you login to your account on Adobe.com, and click on Support at the top, then Contact Us in blue, it starts a live chat. I just figured that out now. I can let you know what they say 

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Community Beginner ,
Mar 17, 2021 Mar 17, 2021

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I'm on Sierra and they said i have to have at least Mojave to run AE. I'm not willing to update my OS so they just lost a customer and i'm gonna have to miss out! Ridiculous 

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New Here ,
Mar 17, 2021 Mar 17, 2021

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I think for Sierra you need CS6, but not 100% sure. Check this link out, here you will find some really old versions. Support here is a joke.

https://supportdownloads.adobe.com/product.jsp?product=13&platform=Macintosh

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Community Beginner ,
Mar 18, 2021 Mar 18, 2021

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I think that link would work if i already had AE installed, but i dont. Thanks anyway! 

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Community Beginner ,
Apr 15, 2021 Apr 15, 2021

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this is happening to me, too! where can i find the proper version of After Effects for Mac 10.13.6?

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New Here ,
Apr 29, 2021 Apr 29, 2021

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Hellow, I talked with Customer Services about the versions problems and they sent to me a link to download After effect and right now is running well on Mac OS 10.13 High Sierra After Effect 2020. And Encoder too!! 

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May 01, 2021 May 01, 2021

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Can you share the link?

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yeah the link would be handy?

 

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Community Beginner ,
Oct 06, 2021 Oct 06, 2021

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Previous versions... to a point. How do we download versions not available in the list because we need certain plug-ins that run with certain versions? E.g I need access to AE2019 and I can't get it that I can see.

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