Newton 2.2 update

What’s new?


  • Fixed conflict with some Mocha-related extra plug-ins
  • Fixed numerous bugs with shape layers (including anchor point issues, incorrect interpretation of rotated shape)
  • Fixed bug with layers having 0%-scale at t=0
  • Fixed bug with Desired Length property of spring joint


  •  Completely rewritten shape layers code (shape transform properties are now correctly interpreted)
  • Adjusted GUI appearance to better match latest AE versions
  • Updated internal GUI library (from Qt4.8 to Qt5.6)
  • Tabbed docks/panels can now be moved by group (when multiple docks are nested)
  • UI Theme option removed (in prefs dialog)
  • Added new preference for Comp Bounds color
  • Added warning message when the scene contains a lot of polygons (> 2000),  that suggests to use the Use Convex Hull option
  • Replaced all dashed lines in the preview with solid lines (selected bodies and joints, gravity tool)
  • Added an informative message above the preview to inform the user when Newton is loading settings
  • Updated documentation
  • Added CC 2015, CC 2015.3 compatibility

Dropped support for AE CS5 and AE CS5.5
System requirements: mostly the same as the system requirements for AE CS6.
CS6 being the oldest supported version. On Mac: OSX 10.7 and later. On Windows: Windows 7 and later

Platform Specific Changes

Mac OS X

  • Dropped support for OSX 10.6. OSX 10.7 or later is required.


  • Added a setup for installing the plug-in and all required components

This update is FREE, you can download it from