Adobe has updated its professional video-editing software After Effects with native M1 support, providing customers with render speeds three times faster on Apple’s latest Macs than on the latest Macs equipped with Intel processors.

On M1 computers, Adobe promises up to 2x faster performance in overall application rendering and responsiveness. On the M1 Ultra, Apple’s high-end chip found in Mac Studio, Adobe says After Effects will be three times faster for video editors. One specific way Adobe has improved After Effects is through multi-frame rendering, which uses all cores available on Apple silicon to deliver a playback experience that is 4 times faster than a high-end iMac Pro equipped with a 10-core Intel Xeon processor.

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The latest version of After Effects will be rolling out to users in the coming days. Adobe also announced several other new features for After Effects and Premiere Pro such as Scene Edit Detection, AI-powered Auto Color, and more.

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