by Todd Blankenship, Rocketstock Creating metallic text is a common motion graphics request. But it used to be difficult to get professional results natively in After Effects. Not anymore. While it has been possible for a while to get 3D text in After Effects thanks to Video Copilot’s Element 3D, it has been impossible to do it in […]Read more "How To Make Metallic 3D Text in After Effects (Without Any Plugins!)"
by Red Giant THE THING WITH A HUNDRED EYES! Halloween is getting closer, and while we don’t have any candy to hand out, we do have a few tricks and a treat, in the form of a new tutorial and an insanely awesome project file from Red Giant’s own Lead Designer, Leo Hageman. Leo walks you through this […]Read more "100 Free Digital Contact Lenses by Red Giant"
by Larry Jordan Create a Hold Frame: A Sneaky Tip to Extend Your Video Software: Apple FCP X Sometimes there are instances when you need a bit more video in your project but there are not enough handles on a particular clip to give you what you need. If the video is stationary at the […]Read more "Larry Jordan’s Tip of the Day"
by Mekajiki Mekajiki, makers of RenderGarden for After Effects, have several helpful free tools that can free-up memory, make it easier to find and launch scripts, quickly extract alpha channels from luminance, and more. Mekajiki: FreeTools UnMult Quickly extract alpha channels from luminance with this Adobe After Effects plug- in. Extract light effects such as flares […]Read more "Free Tools for After Effects by Mekajiki"
by BlueFx After Effects Templates Are you looking for Adobe After Effects templates to create stunning videos? Do you need something this is easy to edit? Try the Bluefx Free Logo Animation After Effects Template. It will help you easily create stunning animated videos in just a couple of minutes. No plugins needed, so that […]Read more "A Free AE Logo Animation Template by BlueFx"
by Smashworkshop Smashworkshop created this awesome and free tool called “Artwork Converter” that allows you to convert any artwork into a font file (.otf). This makes it possible to add in graphics into After Effects Motion Graphics Templates (.mogrt). Finally! Use your own artwork with Premiere Pro Motion Graphic Templates (.mogrt’s) This free tool leverages the […]Read more "Turn Artwork into a Font File, FREE!"
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