Smart Animator is a time-saving text animation tool for After Effects. That’s just the core of this script, watch the videos below to see what possibilities it opens up and how it can save you time.
Smart Animator 3.1 (Release Date: 04.06.22)
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The preset feature has been added to the script UI. It allows users to save time by setting up to 10 different presets to reuse multiple times.
Animation Order Fix
The Left and Right animation order buttons that are located in the Order Tab didn’t work properly with the Pull Button. This has been resolved.
A slider has been added to the Duration property in the script UI.
The Stroke Width feature has been added and parameters were also added to the pseudo effect and to the main script UI.
Fill & Stroke Opacity
The Fill & Stroke Opacity feature has been added and parameters were also added to the pseudo effect and to the main script UI.
The Character Offset feature has been added and parameters were also added to the pseudo effect and to the main script UI.
The Random feature isn’t new, however, it was placed into a separate Random Tab in the script UI.
Based On Tab
The Based On feature isn’t new, however, it was placed into a separate Based On Tab in the script UI.
New icon-driven tabs were added. Icon tabs replaced the old system that used a drop-down menu to switch between different properties. This helps users to get to properties quicker.
Text Tracking feature has been added and Tracking Parameters were also added to the pseudo effect and to the main script UI.
The default IN & OUT easing values have been changed to 0% to 100% for IN and 100% to 0% for OUT
Global Pull/Copy, Reset, and Swap
Global copy, reset, and swap buttons have been added to the main script UI. This feature allows to quickly copy, reset, and swap values between IN and OUT properties in the script UI.
Arrow buttons have been added to the main script UI. Arrows help to get precise values. Arrow buttons also update the slider.
Hide All Properties
All properties are now hidden when Smart Animator is applied.
Frequently Asked Questions
Step 1. Download the ZIP file and unzip it.
Step 2. Copy the Smart Tool .jsxbin file (Ex: Smart Resizer 2.2.jsxbin) into the ScriptUI Panels folder located here:
C:\Program Files\Adobe\Adobe After Effects <version>\Support Files\Scripts\ScriptUI Panels
/Applications/Adobe After Effects <version>/Scripts/ScriptUI Panels
Step 3. Restart After Effects
Step 4. To Open the Smart Tool in After Effects, go to the top menu bar and click on the Window. Next, click on the name of the Smart Tool from the drop-down list. (Ex: Smart Resizer 2.2.jsxbin)
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Yes! There are no restrictions on how many projects you can use this Smart Tool.
No! When the user runs the Smart Tool, it uses native After Effects features to make the changes and to create all the controls needed. In other words, not only will the user be able to open the project file that was created with the Smart Tool, but the user will also be able to adjust the controls in the Effects Panel.