Useful Collection of Resources for After Effects Expressions

Expressions help you a long way, when you want to avoid creating tens or hundreds of keyframes by hand. You can create relationships between layer properties and use one property’s key frames to dynamically animate other layers.

Expressions are based on the standard JavaScript language, but knowledge of JavaScript is not essential to use expressions. You can also create expressions by using the pick whip or by copying simple examples and modifying them as per your needs.

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AE Expressions Lab

Here you will find 18 fantastic titles related to AE Expressions

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15 Expressions Tutorials

This is a huge list of Expressions Tutorials.It has total 15 tutorials and you can also sought community help whenever required.

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Using Expressions to Create a Volume Meter

Author shows you a smart way of creating dynamic and sound reactive Volume Meter.

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Animating Text Reflections with Expressions

Here you’ll see how to use Expressions to animate reflected light across text. You can get great results using only ingredients included free with AE, including track mattes and the AE Camera.

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EQ Animation using AE Expressions

In this video tutorial author gives some great tips on how to create and animate a rack of Graphic Equalizer bars using solely expressions in Adobe After Effects.

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5 Easy After Effects Expressions

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Making Pie Charts with Expressions

Pie charts are hard. Make them easier with expressions.

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Expressions and External Documents – Revised for CS4

Some ideas on how to use external documents to drive content inside After Effects.

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ExpressionUniversalizer

This script will convert the expressions in your projects so that they are compatible with After Effects running in any language.

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Time(line) for Plexus

In this After Effects tutorial author will combine the ExpressionTimeline with the new plugin Plexus to create an impressive title animation. In addition author will show you a useful expression to loop the keyframes of a property.

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Physical Simulations

Get more control over the bounce or elastic expressions.

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My 5 Favorite Expressions

These are expressions author use in just about every project, and he considers them to be incredible workflow enhancements.

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ExpressionTimeline

This After Effects tutorial shows how to use the ExpressionTimeline. Author consider three different ways create typo animations based on expressions. Transitioning from one expression to the next one smoothly is very easy with the ExpressionTimeline.

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RGB to HSL Expressions

This After Effects tutorial uses Radio Waves to show the usefulness of these powerful expressions.

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Swinging A Realistic Chain

Author shows you expression features that apply all the way from After Effects 5 to today. He combines his experience as “an average expressions user” with tips and shortcuts for many core features that every AE user will be able to start using today.

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Expressions

You will get every soft of help on


      * Working with expressions
      * The expression language
      * After Effects expression elements reference
      * Expression examples

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A better Grid using expressions

This tutorial will show you some basic principles when using expressions in After Effects. These include using the pick whip and some simple things you need to think of when referencing elements and converting numerical values.

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Jack of All Trades, Master of Expressions

In this video tutorial, check how to create a jumpy and squishy animation using the power of expressions.

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Creating Trails

Sometimes there is a need to have a series of layers follow a “lead” layer with a time delay. You’ve probably seen those web pages where the cursor leaves a “mouse trail” – a string of copies of the cursor image that follow behind, each with less opacity than the copy before.

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After Effects Expressions Simplified

See through the confusion of After Effects Expressions with just a few simple steps.

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Introduction to Expressions

Know all about expressions here.

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After Effects tutorials and scripts

You can find few important expressions-based tutorials.

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Expressions in After Effects

Some pages designed to teach a few topics in geometry relevant to expressions in After Effects. This section focuses more on math than on syntax, and assumes that you’re familiar with the basics of creating and using expressions.

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