Adobe has updated its professional video editing software After Effects with native M1 support, giving customers up to 3x faster rendering speeds on Apple’s latest Macs compared to high-end Macs equipped with Intel processors.

On M1 computers, Adobe promises up to 2x faster performance in rendering and general application responsiveness. On M1 Ultra, Apple’s highest-end chip found in the Mac Studio, Adobe claims After Effects will be up to 3x faster for video editors. In particular, Adobe has optimized After Effects with multi-frame rendering, which uses all the cores available on the Apple silicon to deliver a playback experience up to 4 times faster than a high-end iMac Pro with an Intel Xeon processor at 10 hearts.

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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 change detection, AI-powered auto color, and more.

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