Music often goes overlooked by animators, but the truth is music can make or break a video. When you learn to effectively animate to music, your videos will be more captivating, more shareable, and more engaging for viewers. In this course, After Effects CC Animating with Music, you'll learn step by step how to animate to the beat of music to captivate your audience and drive home key points. First, you'll discover how to choose the best music for your video. Next, you'll explore how to edit the music to better tell a story. Finally, you'll learn how to animate text and shapes to the beat of music, and create visual effects using audio reaction spectrums. By the end this course, you’ll know how to efficiently animate a video with music from start to finish, how to edit more intentionally, and learn tips and tricks to to keep your audience engaged. Software required: After Effects CC.