How to deselect all layers in After Effects

David Lindgren
Jun 21, 2021


Selecting all the layers in Adobe After Effects is pretty simple.
You click “cmd + A” on Mac or “ctrl + A” on PC.

Just make sure your timeline window is selected before you do that, so the program doesn’t select all the items in the “Project window” for example.

How to select / deselect all layers in Adobe After Effects

To deselect all layers, click “cmd + shift + A” on Mac or “ctrl + shift + A” on PC.

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