Free: Boiler for Flash and Animate

Are you a Flash or Animate user? Check out Boiler, a free plug-in from @MegaCharlie159, an animator, programmer, and artist.

The plug-in lets you animate a boiling effect on text or other vector elements or traced bitmaps in Animate or Flash. This can give your outlines an animated look. Users can adjust the smoothing to experiment with results.

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A new age for animation

Design interactive vector animations for games, apps, and the web. Bring cartoons and banner ads to life. And add action to tutorials and infographics. With Animate CC, you can quickly publish to multiple platforms and reach viewers on the desktop, mobile, and TV.

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After Effects

Holiday Trapcode Suite Templates from Red Giant

Download the free Holiday Trapcode Suite Templates, designed by Leo Hageman, for your last minute holiday-themed videos you might need to finish.

Download the Holiday Trapcode Suite Templates

Trapcode SuiteRed Giant Trapcode Suite

The industry-standard package for motion graphics in After Effects.

Trapcode Suite brings the power of 3D particle systems right into After Effects. Use particle emitters to create fire, water, smoke, snow, and other organic visual effects, or create technological marvels and user interfaces with immortal particle grids and 3D forms. Combine multiple particle systems into one unified 3D space for visually stunning results. With GPU acceleration, Trapcode plugins help you get beautiful results fast.

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After Effects Tutorial

2 Ways to Create Seamless Joints in After Effects

Freelance animator Lee Daniels explains 2 simple methods for creating seamless joints in the arms and legs of 2D characters.  It’s all done directly inside After Effects, in this Quick Tip.


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After Effects Tutorial

Tutorial: Biometric FUI Look in AE+ Bonus Finger Pring Scanner Tut

Joe from Workbench will show you how he built a futuristic biometric UI look, created when he tracked a face and created some boxes around features with that After Effects tool that’s often underused Minimax. He uses it to work only on the red channel, which is in human skin tones.

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Biometric Finger Print Scanner

This 2 part tutorial on creating a biometric finger scan looks like a good match! It’s from SFI – VFX.

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