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5 Top Time Saving Scripts for After Effects

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Who doesn't wish they had a little more time sometimes. Well, we can't add hours to the day but we can help to save you valuable editing time with some professionally made scripts for After Effects. Check out our favourites, available from Envato Market.

Top Time Saving Scripts for After Effects

Shortcutter - The Ultimate AE Timesaver | After Effects Script

Featured After Effects Script

Generate all kinds of things using shortcuts with this neat AE script!

Key Features

Create whole project structures in no time at all using this time-saving script for After Effects. Create camera rigs, compositions, adjustment layers, letterboxing and much more, quickly and easily. 

  • Applications: After Effects
  • Requirements: No plugins needed
  • Author: Refractiontv
Shortcutter - The Ultimate AE Timesaver | After Effects Script is available with a from Envato Market for $18.

Alternative Scripts for After Effects

If this time-saving script isn't what you're looking for, no worries. How about these great alternatives for AE, from Envato Market?

Magic Tools Plugin - $29

Change the durations of compositions, edit and sync layers, and apply transitions, all in just a few clicks with this script for After Effects.

Batch Title Script - $16

Save hours of time with this batch title script for After Effects. Take a title scene and type or import text to create as many copies as you like.

TD MOGRt Creator - AEP to MOGRt - $24

Translate AE (16.1+) projects into MOGRt faster with this AE script. Add all effects from the controller at once, dad source text and transformation options from the text layer in a click, and export multiple MOGRt files.

AI.T - Artificial Intelligence Titles - $27

Don't waste time building title animations in After Effects, try this time-saving script instead! Just enter the text you want and the layout will adjust automatically, without needing to touch a single keyframe! Choose colours, special effects, size, position and more.

More Top  Resources for After Effects

If you'd like to see some After Effects templates that might work well with your video project and are available as part of a subscription to Envato Elements rather than pay as you go, then here's a little inspiration. 

Product Promo: Phone Mockup Pack

Create app promo videos and presentation with this stylish After Effects template. It features 20 phone mock-up scenes and 36 placeholders for your media. You'll need AE CC15+ to use this template, but no plugins.

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Phone Mockup Pack / Envato Elements

Elements: Gradient Line & Area Charts

If you need to create a gradient line or area chart with Adobe After Effects then try this template pack. You'll need AE CC 2020 or higher to be able to use the .aep files included. You can include up to 12 data lines on your graph and it's easy to change the size of all the elements without losing quality. 

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Gradient Line & Area Charts / Envato Elements

Opener: NFT Promo Collection

If you're selling NFT artwork then this After Effects template can help you promote it through video, with bright colours and eye-catching design.

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NFT Promo Collection / Envato Elements

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How We Picked

We looked at projects and considered all kinds of variables, including organization, complexity, experience required and overall difficulty, minimum hardware specifications, included versions and options, formats, resolution, file size, dependencies and required plug-ins (if any), language options, software versions supported, style, design, and cost. You can read more about how we select items at How We Pick Items to Feature on Envato Tuts+.

About the Authors

Marie Gardiner wrote this. Jackson Couse edited it, and published it.

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