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What's your favourite AE Script? » helloluxx I’m not sure if you use scripts in your day to day workflow, whether in After Effects, Cinema4D, or what ever application you choose to abuse. I recently asked a question on Twitter to find out which After Effects scripts were the favourites of my followers. I use a few scripts all the time and knew that my selection was limited. Rather than spend hours searching online for possible gems, I thought it would be far more prudent to ask for recommendations. I also thought that it would make an interesting and informative post for everyone who visits helloluxx.

Creative Workflow Hacks I had an email conversation with Matt, who wanted to fetch some xml to play with the new E4X XML parsing in AE CS3. We’re still waiting for the ExtendScript HttpConnection Object to show up in After Effects, but we do have access to the Socket Object. The Socket Object is a little low level, but if you are using web feeds and don’t need authentication it’s actually pretty easy. This code segment outlines the basics. Tutorial: After Effects Expression Debugging Techniques By Michele Yamazaki on Feb 11, 2014 at 12:00 AM It’s Tutorial Tuesday! Today we’re putting one new tutorial on our blog at the top of each hour for the next 24 hours. Here’s tutorial 4 of 24 and it’s a good one! Felt Tips at AE Tuts+ has a fantastic, in depth 50 minute tutorial on fixing issues with Expressions. Check out the Tuts+ websites for more great tutorials.

RGTV - Episodes Comments January 17th, 2012 at 1:02 pmDennis Pombo says: I must be doing something wrong... I followed every single step in this tutorial, but I keeps screwing up when I press the Create Scene... Expressions & Scripting Resources for After Effects Update: There's a new resource summary on PVC, Using and creating After Effects scripts. Expressions are scripts, but not in the AE world, where scripts are supposed to refer to AE scripts as in the article above. Unfortunately, this cobbled list isn't always clear; note that the leading lights are good resources for both. Jeff Almasol is gradually updating his redefinery scripts so they can be updated to work as dockable panels in CS3. These will include the DV Rebel Tools and ones for Mark Christiansen’s Studio Techniques book. There's enough AE scripts and expressions floating around to make my head swim, and many of them have gestated at AE Enhancers, the uberforum for scripts, expressions, and presets.

After Effects Scripts This download contains scripts for editing keyboard shortcuts (KeyEd Up), launching scripts (Launch Pad), creating project folder hierarchies (Folder Setup), converting Adobe Swatch Exchange (.ase) files (Swatch You Want, kuler Shapes), modifying a composition's motion blur settings interactively (Active Shutter), doubling and arranging the layers in a composition for comparison purposes (Double-Up), setting up layers in After Effects for Encore menus (Encore Tools), separating shapes in a shape layer (Explode Shape Layer), and adjusting the alternate RAM preview setting interactively (Purview). To use, unzip the archive and place the contents in the Scripts folder located within the Adobe After Effects folder (Mac OS) or its enclosed Support Files folder (Windows). SUPPORT INFORMATION Provided by Adobe Systems, Inc. Additional extension information Reviews Joni Lyytikäinen 20-Mar-14 Rating = 1

Particle Playground: Fire  Posted on 02. Nov, 2007 by Jerzy Drozda Jr in After Effects Join me and George in this interesting experiment. Learn how to generate particles from motion. No keyframes, no expressions. This one is hot! After Effects ExtendScript Training Complete Series by David Torno After Effects ExtendScript Training is a video training series on Adobe® ExtendScript for After Effects®. Below are direct links to the entire collection right here on PVC. Enjoy and please spread the word.

Studying 3D Camera Tracker  Posted on 28. May, 2012 by Jerzy Drozda Jr in After Effects I’ve tried many match-moving applications over the years, and nothing beats the build-in 3D Camera Tracker in After Effects CS6, eventhough it’s fully automatic with no manual control over the tracking process. Simply amazing. Click here to watch the video tutorial 31 Essential Scripts from If you have never used scripts before, you are missing out. These extensions to your After Effects arsenal can be invaluable. There are tons to choose from, they do a wide range of tasks, and new ones are being developed all the time. Lloyd Alvarez, our former editor actually runs, an online marketplace and central hub for everything scripts in the AE Universe.

Cluster v2.0 for After Effects - Plugins Reviews and Download free for CG Softwares [ #AfterEffects ] Cluster is a script for After Effects which allow you connect the objects in a couple of clicks. All connections is parametric so you can change them in a realtime. The script included 3 basic connections: linear, parent and recursion. View topic - Script UI Helpers There seems to be some interest in facilitating the building of UIs. I wrote the following scripts to overcome some of the limitations of Adobe's script UI implementation. Below you will find a brief description of each script. I make modifications to them as needed, so they are still rough and should be considered under development. Please see the file itself for more detailed comments and usage. I hope these are of use.

After Effects Javascript API - Adobe After Effects Wiki These are standard and common functions used by After Effects. Although many can be used in an Expressions field, all of these are accessable by running a script manually. Types of scripts Edit There are two basic types of scripts which AE uses, uncompiled and compiled. Uncompiled Javascript