Each one of us have our own secrets and it’s seems like After Effects has too many. You can call it a secret or an easter egg, but the screaming goat sound is the weirdest thing I ever noticed in After Effects.

While working on a project, I accidentally pressed a combination of keys and my After Effects screamed ‘mehhhhhhhhhhh‘. At first, I was surprised and thought it might be my browser, but after some research on online forums and Creative Cow, I came to know about this Easter Egg in After Effects.

Usually failed renders make After Effects bleat a goatish “maaah” but you can also hear it manually by Shift-Clicking on the top of Effects window, just underneath where it says ‘Effects Controls: Layer Name’.

Hear the Goat Sound in After Effects


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