Export the texts of your After Effects project to a spreadsheet, modify it with MS Excel, Apple Numbers or Open Office and apply the changes to the AE project in a single click. Perfect for text translation, client review and other text processing tasks.
If you treat music in your videos as first-class citizens, beat assistant is a tool for you. It automatically detects the beats per minute of your music and assists you in creating animations which are in sync with the music.
In scenes tracked with AE's 3D camera tracker, the ground plane of your scene in most cases ends up as an oblique plane in 3D space. Orient World fixes this - with a single click you turn a layer into the ground plane of your scene and orient everything accordingly.
When you copy a mask from one layer to another it often changes its position. With CopyMask2Layer you can copy masks while keeping them perfectly in place - even if the layers are moving and if the mask path is keyframed.
Keyframe several different expressions on one property
The Expression Timeline allows you to apply several expressions to a property such that each expression is active only for a certain period of time. Instead of an abrupt change between the expressions you can also smoothly transition from one expression to the next.