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Dmitry Sholkov
Posted Jun 16 - Read on Facebook

Hey guys, seems like
Transparent .MOV files don’t play in Framer.
When I try to convert it to mp4 using Adobe Media Encoder it makes background solid :/ Tried to follow instructions over here http://framer.com/learn/import/after-effects/ doesn’t seem to work. :( Are transparent .mov not possible anymore?

12 Comments

Marc Krenn

Did you select 'Animation' or 'proRes4444' as a codec?

Dmitry Sholkov

Selected 'Animation' as a codec.

Marc Krenn

I think you're right, hm :(

The two alpha videos in this file here once worked:
https://www.dropbox.com/s/bdtj9lbk5a0pxd8/alphaVideo1.framer.zip?dl=0

Temporary workaround: Render video with black background and use 'mixBlendMode: "screen" to mask it out.

Dmitry Sholkov

Wow! Thanks Marc. I will try it!

Koen Bok

Benjamin I'm pretty sure we documented the best setting somewhere right?

Marc Krenn

it's in the OP, Koen ;)

Marc Krenn

but those videos with alpha channel are no longer working

Koen Bok

Grmbl sorry :-)

Koen Bok

Ok hmmm Benjamin any ideas?

Edward Sanchez

Hey, I'm having the same issue. I create a video with an alpha channel on After Effects and it plays as a gray video on Framer. When I use Adobe Media Encoder to change it to MP4 it's no longer transparent.

Edward Sanchez

For my purposes I managed to solve it by using the multiply blend mode. But that only works if you don't have any white pixels that you want opaque.

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