AE may refer to any of the following:
1. Short for automatic exposure, AE is a camera mode that automatically adjusts the camera's exposure settings. It allows a camera to get as close as possible to the subject's midtone using its on-board TTL (through-the-lens) exposure meter.
2. AE is short for After Effects, a video animation and post production suite by Adobe. After Effects can perform keyframed animation, image manipulation, procedural generation, color correction, motion tracking, multi-layer compositing, and more. It is published as part of the Adobe Creative Suite.