After Effects Script

Free: Pixelate It v2 for After Effects by Eyedesyn @adobeae #8-bit

Pixelate It has been updated!

EJ Hassenfratz of Eyedesyn has updated this retro script Pixelate It for After Effects that will pixelate selected layers in your comp with one click! Adjust the pixel size and color/contrast for a 8 or 16-bit, or custom-bit level look!

Intro Video

Features of Pixelate It v2

  • A New Deflicker tool
  • Pixelate your animations in one single click
  • Pixelate a full scene or just individual layers
  • Pixel Mode makes for perfectly square pixels, regardless of your After Effects comp dimensions
  • Add or Remove the effect by selecting layer & clicking button
  • A Dockable UI

Download the new version of Pixelate It at Eyedesyn – Thanks for Sharing!

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Interested in more 8-Bit Looks for your video projects?

PacManTutorial: Classic 8-Bit Video Game Effect

Paul Ezzy shows you how to make this super cool animated 8-bit Pac-Man from scratch in Boris Continuum Complete inside Adobe After Effects.

Filters used BCC Particle Array, BCC Film Glow, and BCC Light Wrap.

Don’t have Boris Continuum Complete? Download a free demo.

8-bit5 Tutorials Giving the 8-bit Look of Old Video Games + Some 8-bit Inspiration

I posted these a while back at AE Freemart and the tutorials include:

  • Quick Tip: Create an 8-Bit Style in After Effects
  • Digieffects Damage | Artifact – 8bit Gaming Tutorial
  • After Effects Tutorial: Retro 8-Bit Video Game Title Screen
  • How to Animate Retro Pixel Art in After Effects
  • Creating 8 Bit Animation
  • Inspiration: 8-bit Cinema: The Big Lebowski and Pulp Fiction
  • Inspiration: Retro 8-Bit Video Game Title Screen

Check out the post here.