Adobe After Effects Play Sound in Video Preview

Trying to preview your vide in After Effects, but the audio isn’t playing?  In order to play the sound or audio during the video preview, you need to click the “RAM Preview” button in the Preview pain as shown below:

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Split a Layer in Adobe After Effects

A simple thing, so a short post.  To split a layer in After Effects, the hotkey shortcut is Cmd+Shift+D.  This will split the layer at the position of the Current Time Indicator (the red line).  You can also select the layer and choose Edit -> Split Layer. This will work on audio, video, or image layers.