Tag Archives: Freebies

ASCII Generator

Music “Daft Punk – Get Lucky (Dualtrax Chiptune Cover)” by dualtrax

This After Effects script allows you to transform the content of the selected text layers into ASCII art. Credits must go to Patrick Gillepsie who wrote the hard part with his implementation of the FIGfont spec in JavaScript.

You may want to take a look at all fonts provided by the script: ASCII Fonts Grid

usage

Select at least one text layer
Choose an ASCII font
Click on Generate

Compatibility: CS5, CS6, and CC (and perhaps with older versions but not tested).

Quick Start Guide

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You can grab a copy of ASCII GENERATOR on aescripts

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Create Gear

While browsing one of the Adobe Community forums to get info on Illustrator scripting, I came across this post and immediately thought it would be cool to port his script to After Effects. Gears are great shapes that can be used in various situations, but they are even better when you can animate them…

Create Gear panel

Note: There is an AE shape preset called Gear, but it uses 3 Polystars, 1 Ellipse and 3 Merge Path to create the gear (which makes adjustments more difficult).

USAGE

Activate a comp
Click on Create

Free material license

These scripts are copyrighted by Motion Boutique.
They are free for personal and commercial use but come “as is” with no warranty nor any free personal support.
Redistribution in any form is not allowed, instead always link to www.motionboutique.com for correct files.
By downloading any of these scripts, you agree the above terms.

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CreateGear

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3D Options Script

This After Effects script displays a palette that allows you to quickly modify the Geometry and Material options of the selected layers. If you want the panel to be dockable, place it into ScriptUI Panels folder.

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Select some 3D layers.
Execute the script and modify parameters.
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3D Options

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Linking layers to Trapcode Particular easily

In this tutorial, you will see how to create many lights at once that will work as emitters in Particular (and other plugins like Plexus…) using our CreateParticularLights script.

UPDATE:

22/05/2014: v1.2 Hide and shy source layers added.
20/05/2014: v1.1 Script has been to support shape layers.
02/10/2013: Script has been updated!

Free material license

These scripts are copyrighted by Motion Boutique.
They are free for personal and commercial use but come “as is” with no warranty nor any free personal support.
Redistribution in any form is not allowed, instead always link to www.motionboutique.com for correct files.
By downloading any of these scripts, you agree the above terms.

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CreateParticularLights

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Content Aware Fill

Quick experimentation attempting to use Photoshop’s Content Aware Fill feature on a video (actually images sequence).

TUTORIAL

USAGE

1. Open a video in After Effects and export it to a sequence of images
2. Using AE’s Tracker, track a point through the sequence
3. Select the track point, and execute the script posted below
4. Open Photoshop CS5 or CS6, and run the script ‘psBatchContentAwareFill.jsx’ created in step 3

Free material license

These scripts are copyrighted by Motion Boutique.
They are free for personal and commercial use but come “as is” with no warranty nor any free personal support.
Redistribution in any form is not allowed, instead always link to www.motionboutique.com for correct files.
By downloading any of these scripts, you agree the above terms.

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ContentAwareFill

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Timer

This After Effects script creates a simple animated timer HH:MM:SS, with controllable speed and start time.

USAGE

Select a text layer.
Execute the script and adjust parameters.

Free material license

These scripts are copyrighted by Motion Boutique.
They are free for personal and commercial use but come “as is” with no warranty nor any free personal support.
Redistribution in any form is not allowed, instead always link to www.motionboutique.com for correct files.
By downloading any of these scripts, you agree the above terms.

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Timer

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Images Wall

This After Effects script distributes the contents of the selected folder on a grid. It also allows you to control the transition between cells.

USAGE

Select a folder in the project panel.
Execute the script and adjust parameters (#rows,#cols,transition).
Click on Create.

ImagesWall

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