Software Development Kit
Adobe After Effects SDK
Adobe After Effects 5.5 Software Development Kit.
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Version 1.0 – Initial SDK release.
Version 2.0 – Updates.
Version 2.0.1 – Added support for PowerPC.
5 March 1996
Version 3.0 – Preliminary release for the After Effects
21 June 1996
Version 3.1 – Final 3.x release.
13 Nov. 1996
Version 3.1 SDK Release 2 – Minor updates.
17 April 1997
Version 3.1 SDK Release 3 – First public release (really
a pre-release) of the SDK for Windows development.
1 May 1998
Version 3.1 SDK Release 6 - Editorial changes only
1 January 1999
Version 4.0 SDK Release 1 - Added information on
new global flags, custom data types, utilization of