Re: .VOB import by Dave Shindo 11 years ago Well, simply changing the extension to .mpg worked but this means AE is only looking for extensions when importing this seems too blatant. Thank you for your inputs anyway.
Dropit Plugin by Dave Shindo 13 years ago Hi folks, could someone please direct me to a link where I can download the dropit v0.3 if it's free Thanks alot.
Basic - Select / Hide / Show objects by stanomatic 13 years ago Where can I find a tutorial on the following What's workflow for selecting objects and polys and points. How do I switch tools quickly for selecting and hiding Object Manager hi-light Polygon Selectio
COW Tutorials: After Effects Day to Night by COW Articles 13 years ago Day to NightIn this video tutorial, Creative Cow leader Andrew Kramer demonstrates how to create a Day to Night effect. Click on the link above to find Andrew's latest tutorial.Kathlyn Lindeboom Creat
Bezier Nurbs object by Dave Shindo 13 years ago Hi folks, This must be such a simple thing, but I can't figure out this bezier Nurbs object. The manual describes this briefly, but for the life of me I can't find the bezier handles anywhere. I even
Re: Bezier Nurbs object by Dave Shindo 13 years ago Thanks for the quick reply, Nolan. Using the points tool in polygon tools never occurred to me simply because bezier nurbs object is not a polygonal object. (Am I right ) This is why I never bothered
Diffuse Channel Creation by Dave Shindo 13 years ago Hi there, I would like to know how to create the diffuse channel from a texture shot taken from a wall or a floor. I know how to create bump and couple of other channels, but haven't done a diffuse ye
Poser Mixer by Y.D. 13 years ago In R9.5, the poser mixer was located under mocca. In R10 it should be under characters, right I can't seem to find it although I don't do much character animation, but I sure can't locate it anywhere.
Keyboard Shortcut by Dave Shindo 13 years ago Hey guys, just wondering in R9.5 I was able to hit enter on the main keyboard to select point, edges, and polygons in polygon mode, but I can't achieve the same on the R10. Anyone Thanks.
Display in Editor Window by Dave Shindo 13 years ago Hi folks, I have baked a room with the bake object under render. Everything came out just fine and it only takes 2 secs to render instead of 10 minutes. Now, the problem is that the display in the edi
As an AE dude... 3DS Max or C4D? by Noizzz 14 years ago Yo, i know its an open question. But still... I 've ben trying to find my way into 3DS Max (had fun with those reactors). But these days, everything I find COOL is made in C4D. (Or so it seems.) Is th
Re: As an AE dude... 3DS Max or C4D? by Dave Shindo 14 years ago Personally, I agree with Steve on the interface issue. Coming from the AE world, the C4D has become a great addition to my digital arena. I had a chance to look at the Max's interface and it made me m
Clipping of Image by Dave Shindo 14 years ago Hi, there, I have created a rimlight body shadow on a 2D character using the matte choker plugin on the dup. layer on top of the orig. layer. Everything looks great, except for the clipping of the mat
Re: Clipping of Image by Tobias Pfeiffer 14 years ago i dont understand exactly what you mean, because i dont see your footage. but i think "grow bounds" will fix it. good luck, payton
Pivot point problem by Rick McNealy 15 years ago I can't seem to get the fap blades to spin on the z axis properly here is a link: http: clev17.com baseprod rix fan.mov How do I set the pivot here is the illustrator file: http: clev17.com baseprod r
using 3D objects in AE without plugins by basilisk 15 years ago Strictly speaking this is not possible, but there is a limited and approximate way that might be useful in certain scenarios. This allows the AE camera to move round the object and view it from differ
3D News Globe by Jonathan Lê 15 years ago Was wondering if anyone could offer some advice on creating a globe in Invigrator. I'd like the land masses themselves to have some depth and oceans to be transparent revealing the backfaces of the ot
Re: 3D News Globe-Figured it out. by Dave Shindo 15 years ago All you have to do is: In the Invigorator setup window, double click on the material you applied(the one with layer mapping) turn on the transparency and choose the layer map just as you did for the l
Invigorator 4.0 user prefs by Dave Shindo 15 years ago Hello, I'd like to set the Y axis to "0" for the dupulicate offset. For some reason, it changes back to default (-50) after typing in 0 in the box. I clicked on save settings before hitting ok, but it
Using slider control by Dave Shindo 15 years ago Hello, I am using just a basic expressions to control color changes of a solid layer with cc toner. I have activated the midtones and typed in wiggle(3,20) and works just fine. However, I need to add
Drizzle/Rain drops by Dave Shindo 15 years ago Hello, I am having a hard time locating the drizzle rain drops effect. You know, the white rings in random size and drops. I've seen it before in one of the libraries, but I can't find it now. Could s
Re: Best particle emitter software? by Dave Shindo 15 years ago I agree and agree. Trapcode particular is so versatile that I can't think of anything elso that comes close. And the particles are generated in 3d; you can't ask for more.
3D Orientation by michael 15 years ago hello all I am working on a project where I need to move a camera with 3D-Auto-Orientation on a coil. It moves from outside to the center. Everytime the camera is crossing the middle (Y) of the comp t
Re: 3D Orientation by Dave Shindo 15 years ago Simply speaking, I say the camera flips over because the camera body has crossed over the POI; the POI is located halfway inside the coil. Look at your comp from multiple views and you will see the pr
library backups by Dave Shindo 15 years ago Hi, I just need to know if I have to keep the library backup files or can I trash them Thank you
May emitter library released by Alan Lorence 15 years ago I've released the May emitter library. Has some neat ideas in it I think, and one of my favorite new emitters: rain streaks with puddle splashes. http: www.wondertouch.com downloads new_libs emitters_
Rumor? by Bernardo Gortaire 15 years ago Hi, Finally I'm upgrading to Tiger. A person from an Apple Store in Miami told me that After Effects will not work under 10.4. Is that true Is it just he's trying to sell me Motion Thanks
Re: in your opinion... by Dave Shindo 15 years ago In my opinion, After Effects is like the foundation of your effects and compostie life. If you haven't used it, you don't know what you are missing. PI is like suppliment to After effects. Knowing Aft
Tracking and Scaling by John Flynn 15 years ago I'm tracking footage and the points are a little bit inside of the actual area needing to be covered. Not at the actual corners Basically 90 percent of the area that needs to be covered is actually co
Re: Tracking and Scaling by Dave Shindo 15 years ago Are you stablizing the footage for smoothness if this is the case, the whole footage will move around anchored to the point of stabilization and you will end up having gaps in every direction. To reso
Pause Comp Timeline with an Expression? by Tim 15 years ago Hi, I am working on a software tutorial in AE and I was wondering if there is a way to pause the playback on the timeline. I need to pause it for the voiceover to finish. I am hoping there is a way to
Re: Pause Comp Timeline with an Expression? by Dave Shindo 15 years ago Tim, just remember that you want to keep 1st and 2nd keyframes as a group and same for the 3rd and 4th keyframes. You can space out betweem the two groups to whatever length you need for your proj. Go