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AE Face Tools
AE Face Tools is a powerful plugin for Adobe After Effects that offers a wide range of tools and features specifically designed to enhance and manipulate facial expressions and animations. This plugin provides users with advanced facial tracking capabilities, allowing for precise tracking of facial movements to create realistic and dynamic character animations.
It also offers an extensive set of facial rigging tools, enabling users to create complex facial rigs with adjustable control points and expressions. Furthermore, AE Face Tools includes features like automatic lip-syncing, character animation templates, and various special effects for creating professional-quality facial animations in After Effects. With its comprehensive functionality, AE Face Tools empowers animators to bring characters to life with expressive and lifelike facial animations.
Features of AE Face Tools
- Facial Tracking: The plugin uses advanced facial tracking algorithms to accurately track facial movements, enabling users to apply animations and effects to specific facial features.
- Facial Rigging: AE Face Tools offers a comprehensive set of tools for rigging facial expressions. It allows users to define control points on the face and create intricate rigs for controlling various facial movements and expressions.
- Automatic Lip-Sync: The plugin includes an automatic lip-sync feature that syncs the movement of the character’s lips with an audio track. This makes it easier to create accurate lip movements for dialogue or voiceover.
- Expressive Animations: AE Face Tools provides a variety of pre-built animation templates that can be applied to the facial rig. These templates allow users to easily create expressive and dynamic facial animations without the need for manual keyframe animation.
- Special Effects: The plugin offers a range of special effects specifically designed for facial animations. Users can add realistic eye movements, blinking, blushing, and other subtle facial expressions to enhance the realism and appeal of their characters.
- Customizable Controls: AE Face Tools allows users to customize the control points and expressions of the facial rig. This flexibility enables animators to create unique and personalized facial animations that suit their creative vision.
- Integration with After Effects: As a plugin for After Effects, AE Face Tools seamlessly integrates into the software, providing a familiar and efficient workflow for animators. It takes advantage of After Effects’ powerful features, such as layering, keyframing, and effects, to further enhance the quality and versatility of facial animations.
AE Face Tools System requirements
- Supported Operating Systems: Windows 7/8/10/11
- Processor: Pentium IV and above
- Free hard disk space: 200 MB or more
- After Effects 2023, 2022, 2021
AE Face Tools Free Download
AE Face Tools-V5
- Plugin for Adobe
- Adobe CC 2020 Collection
- Adobe CC 2021 Collection
- Adobe CC 2022 Collection
- Adobe CC 2023 Collection
How to install AE Face Tools
- After Effects needs to be installed first
- Download the software and extract it with Winrar
- Copy the
- C:\Program Files (x86)\Common Files\Adobe\CEP\extensions
- Or: C:\Program Files\ Adobe\Common\Plug-inS\7.0\MediaCore
- Or: C:\Program Files\Adobe\Adobe After Effects <Version>\Support Files\Plug-ins
- Or: C:\Program Files\Adobe\Adobe After Effects <version>\Support
- ~/Library/Application Support/Adobe/CEP/extensions
- Or Mac : Applications/Adobe After Effects <version>/Scripts/ScriptUI Panels
- Or use ZXP Installer
- Or readme.txt