214: Happy Easter! Eggs in Adobe Creative Cloud

Photoshop, Premiere & After Effects Hidden Fun

Happy Easter to all.

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Easter Eggs in Tech:

Wikipedia Definition:
In computer software and media, an Easter egg is an intentional inside joke, hidden message or image, or secret feature of a work. It is usually found in a computer program, video game, or DVD/Blu-ray Disc menu screen). The name is used to evoke the idea of a traditional Easter egg hunt.

Some Easter Eggs in Adobe Creative Cloud:

Note: Tutorial below explains all of the steps

  1. Photoshop: Code Name & Pre-Release Artwork
    In Menu Bar…
    Click on Photoshop CC
    Hold the Command Key & Click on ‘About Photoshop CC’
  2. Premiere Pro: Code Name & Pre-Release Artwork
    In Menu Bar…
    Click on Premiere Pro CC
    Hold the Command Key & Click on ‘About Premiere Pro CC’
  3. Photoshop: Toast & Coffee
    In Menu Bar…
    Click on Photoshop CC…Preferences… General
    Toast: Hold Shift + Command and Click on Color Themes
    Coffee: Hold Shift + Option and Click on Color Themes
  4. Photoshop: Banana
    In Side Toolbar
    Click the down arrow of the 3 dots….
    Click ‘Edit Toolbar’
    In the Popup Window, hold the Shift Key and Press Done
    Banana should be in sidebar (has no magic powers)

    To Remove Banana:
    Click down arrow and ‘Edit Toolbar’
    Hold the ‘Option’ Key and press Done
  5. After Effects: Star Wars ‘Darth Tater’
    In Menu Bar…
    Click on After Effects CC
    Hold the Command & Option Keys
    Press About After Effects CC
    Sync Typekit Fonts if Prompted
    Press Timeline to Make Active
    Press Spacebar to Preview ‘Darth Tater’
    (Press Tilde Key ~ to go Full Screen)
  6. Bonus: After Effects: Sheep
    Click on a Layer with an Effect or Add an Effect to any layer
    In the Effect Controls Panel in Upper Left:
    Hold the Shift Key and Press on the Title Text just above the Effects
    Bah, Bah…

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