We create a box around a text in After Effects that resizes instantly when the text changes.
The best part of it: All of this is done with effects on the text layer itself and is so easy that it
does not even require expressions.
When adding Squash & Stretch to a layer, the easiest solution is often to add non-uniform scale to it. However, the normal layer scale always scales around the anchor point and often this is not what you want.
What to do when the result of a drone timelapse stabilized with the warp stabilizer does not look good? Use mocha instead!
The workflow is a bit more complicated, but also gives you greater control. While normal stabilization approaches with mocha only
Learn how to use the Connect 2 Layers iExpression to connect the anchor points of two layers with a line.
The expression does not only support straight lines, but also various kinds of curved connections.
After Effects Graph Editor: Do you feel that adjusting the speed graph is difficult or frustrating? Many people are confused by its behavior, in particular by the fact that when you move one part of the curve down, another part moves up.
With Pins & Boxes you create dynamic text boxes that grow and shrink with your texts (or any other layers) as needed.
No need to write your own text box expressions - the extension Pins & Boxes does all the hard work for you.