background preloader

Connect Layers - Rope, triangulation, spanning tree for After Effects

Connect Layers - Rope, triangulation, spanning tree for After Effects
This script connects the selected layers with segments or triangles created with shape layers. It was originally created to visualize Newton2 joints but as you will see, it can do much more. Rope Creates a single shape layer with a path connecting the selected layers (2D only). Use AutoBezier or Tension options to get rounded joint style. Spanning Tree Computes minimum spanning tree and draws each edge with a shape layer (2D and 3D support). Triangulation Triangulates the selected layers and draws each edge with a shape layer (2D and 3D support). Note that for functions that create shape keyframes (Triangulation with Filled Triangles turned on, and Rope), keyframing is done within the comp work area. Quick start guide Compatibility: For AE CS6 or later Current version: 1.08 – Initial release – May 2013 Note: And yes, everything in the promo video has been done in After Effects CS6.

http://motionboutique.com/connect-layers-1388/

Related:  scriptsAE PluginScripting & Expressions

Gridder Gridder arranges layers into a customizable grid in many ways - rectangle, 3d, circular or even spiral. You can animate the grid using keyframes, or custom expressions mode. Definitely missing in After Effects, this tool is somehow similar to Cinema 4D's Mograph cloner . Voronoi Shatter Single User License:A Single User License (SUL) allows you to register this product on a maximum of two machines per licensed user, such as a laptop and desktop machine. However, you may not run the software simultaneously on both the primary and secondary computers. This software ("the Software Product") and accompanying documentation is licensed and not sold. This Software Product is protected by copyright laws and treaties, as well as laws and treaties related to other forms of intellectual property. The author owns intellectual property rights in the Software Product.

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. Six Great Free Flash Extensions — Michael James Williams I’m not a big fan of Flash’s built-in code editor, but I do love using it for drawing, design and animation. There’s always room for improvement, however, which is where the Adobe Extension Manager comes in handy. Once you have that installed (check you get the right version) you can download MXP files, extensions that add extra abilities to Flash. Here are my favourites. 1. Selection Tools

VIDEO: After Effects - Leftover Plugins (part 1) by ChrisZwar Have you ever checked to see how many plugins you've got? You might be surprised to know it's almost certainly well over 400, and it only takes a few purchases to clock up the 500 mark. While some plugins get used every day, others sit in the dark, dusty corners of your hard drive in some forgotten submenu and never get any love at all. If you have a look through all the effects menus you'll probably discover many plugins that you've never used at all. In fact if you're like the typical After Effects user then you've never used any of the audio effects at all, and plugins like 'arithmetic' and 'calculations' may as well be in a foreign language. In amongst the 400+ plugins that come with a native installation of After Effects are a few rough gems.

31 Essential Scripts from AEScripts.com 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 AEscripts.com, an online marketplace and central hub for everything scripts in the AE Universe. Plugins and Scripts for After Effects Thursday 27 June, 2013 Stereo 3D Toolkit: stereoscopic workflow tools enable you to create mind blowing stereoscopic animation in After Effects. Automatically generates true left and right channels, and Stereo 3D Pre-Comps. Wednesday 13 February, 2013 RGTV - Episodes Comments April 18th, 2010 at 10:43 pmaram says: thank maltaannon its good jopand thank for vid tutorials April 18th, 2010 at 10:42 pmaram says: January 31st, 2010 at 12:04 pmebey says:

Expression language reference Return type: Number or Array. Argument type: freq, amp, octaves, amp_mult, and t are Numbers. Randomly shakes (wiggles) the value of the property.

Related: