FX Console Updated to V1.0.3

Good news everybody! Our sweet workflow plug-in, FX Console, has been updated with a BUNCH of bug fixes and a few new enhancements! If you are not using FX Console, check it out! It’s free!

Fixes and Enhancements for V1.0.3:

  • Added option to save images as JPG from menu & Gallery
  • Preferences files are now saved in a user path instead of a common path, meaning different preferences for different users.
  • Fixed user presets path for AE 2017 and 2018.
  • Fixed issues of preset and effects not being applied if a floating panel had the focus.
  • Fixed screenshot image resolution not being correct in OSX.
  • Fixed crash when rending via command line.
  • Fixed color profile issue when taking a screenshot (mismatch colors).


After Effects Requirements:
Adobe After Effects CC and above (Including CC2014 Sorry no CS6)

DOWNLOAD FX Console V1.0.3 PLUG-IN: For After Effects!

FX Console V1 Features:

  • Access FX & Presets quickly
  • Create FX Shortcuts
  • Create FX Overrides
  • Export Snapshot with PNG
  • Automatic Snapshot Tool & Gallery
  • + MORE!

In V1.0.1 we added these features:

  • Custom Shortcut Key
  • Import + Export Settings file
  • Tab to Presets in search results
  • Over a dozen bug fixes!
POSTED:
7 months ago
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203 Comments

Josiah Martin
1 week ago
Hey guys, I absolutely love the plugin and have used it heavily for commercial and personal use. Great stuff! However, I have recently updated my software to the CC19 library and have lost it's functionality. Will we see an updated version that's compatible soon?
Sebastiano
3 weeks ago
This plugin has been the best After Effects surprise of the year for me. It's amazing. Now that I've tried, I'm amazed that the base AE in 2018 doesn't feature a similar search method. I can't imagine going back to the old effects panel.

I love you Video CoPilot guys for creating this thing and sharing it with the rest of us.
1 month ago
AK big god, use the plugin and apply the search effect to the layer tip: bad conversion; AECC2017 Chinese version
1 month ago
Just Perfect!
Kirill
2 months ago
Hi, Andrew! You create a really cool stuff! I use fx console everyday and its really helps me out. But to make it even more usefull, it will be great to add an option (hotkeys) for user expressions! ...to apply them in couple clicks.
Thanks! Awesome plug-in
2 months ago
thank you.
2 months ago
Andrew Why Did you Decide to make it Free. ORB says it Could not be loaded Can you Give me the solution Please
Emahi Nathaniel
2 months ago
ORB says it Could not be loaded Can you Give me the solution Please
Emahi Nathaniel
2 months ago
Andrew Why Did you Decide to make it Free.
2 months ago
Many thx for the new version of FX Console - can't live without it!
(PS: Can't wrap my head around the hateful comments here - weird. I'm just grateful to get awesome stuff like FX Console or all the tutorials for free - in ADDITION to the great stuff I purchased from VideoCopilot that's well worth the money)
James
2 months ago
Guys... check Instagram. He’s announced something is coming on Thursday ... well he says Monday but let’s be realistic... Thursday at the earliest ;)

Can’t wait.

I’m off to finish my spaceship.
    Chris
    2 months ago
    How long do we have to wait for it until bed time? F$$ck if your not done with it Andrew dont advertise it coming out! Not that hard!
Adam
2 months ago
Andrew is back..hell yeah.. he posted new posts in twitter and instagram
J the Second
2 months ago
God is back!
On Monday!
I can't wait...
Mark
2 months ago
On Monday this website’s gonna explode
Mc
3 months ago
Automatic snapshot button doesn't work. :( Anyone having the same issue?
Lj
3 months ago
Watch this there is Andrew talking about Fx he done for them and mentioning unreleased Action essential 4K kit. there is great fire effects for burning windows. Wondering when would be on sale as this is from 2016
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=F8zUc_NBUxo
SPARTACUS
3 months ago
I still think that this is great place to come for tutorials. The last two were pretty good. However I would be reluctant to rely on Element 3D if you have a commission from a client. If the client comes back to you in 12 -18 months time with a change you may find this difficult to do. E3D is getting a bit far behind now.

Something to think about :-)
    Django
    3 months ago
    "A bit far behind" is a very polite expression :) It's kind of useless these days in terms of shadow rendering and overall look. I am not saying that it wasn't good in 2012 when it was launched. It was really useful at that time. But now, after 6 years, it's obsolete. I really don't think there is going to be another release, something like V3 or something.
Gus
3 months ago
I would like to use this put it's not working for me. I'm on a mac and using CC2018, I've tried every keyboard shortcut on there and tried making a custom shortcut. If there's anything I'm doing wrong, please let me know.
    Erwin
    3 weeks ago
    Same problem here... I work on a mac and using CC2018 at work. At home I use win10-64bit with CC2018 and it works fine so maybe its an apple problem. anyways thx for the free plugin Andrew and hoping for a apple fix soon!
Bobman
3 months ago
To the group:
I don't think that it is fair to say that Andrew owes us nothing. I also don't think that our expectations of him are necessarily fair. Yes, he has said that he would be providing more for his followers. And for that, I suppose he needs to come through on his promises. But keep in mind that many of us have been following AK for many many years, we have purchased almost everything that he has sold. We have bought into the culture of VCP, products and this website, so to be fair to the people who have supported Andrew in his rise to fame I do believe that we are owed some level of service through VCP in the form of content.

That being said I can understand how frustrating it can be to see your favorite website sit idle for months at a time. We need to evaluate our future expectations of VCP and AK. Perhaps it will never again be the constant stream of killer tutorials we have all grown to love. If Andrew has moved on from this project I certainly wish him the best. I do believe that his contribution over the years has been substantial, and he has earned the right to do whatever he wants.

I am still fully expecting that the software will continually be updated so my investment does not become obsolete.
If we need an alternate source to have our needs met then I guess it is what it is. Someone will eventually step up to the plate.
MasterKoala
3 months ago
Dear Anrew would be great to have from few videocopilot a wound package for 3d element..... you know how in the representation that you did a few years ago with your brother so you can create a beautiful digital makeup.... Thank you!
Muralidharan
3 months ago
Hello Andrew,
I am a Graphic Designer, Can you tell me how to bring 2 or more camera data from 3dmax to ae, I can bring one camera data through autodesk link that is provided by auto desk, but i need another camera data from other file of 3d max to the same file in AE. Can you help me
    Design coyote
    3 months ago
    Good luck
    sean
    3 months ago
    Not sure why 3dmax would not allow that..., but as a workaround can't you just bring the second camera data into a new ae project and then just drop that project into your main ae prj?
Justin
3 months ago
RIP Video Copilot
    The fake Andrew Kramer
    3 months ago
    Rip Element 3D
3 months ago
This used to be my absolute favorite website. For years this was my absolute favorite website. Now I check in
about once a month, and then i wonder why I even bothered. I am very happy for Andrew. I truly am, but i am
also bummed that this site is never updates. I mean c'mon 2 maybe 3 updates a year?! That is pathetic
3 months ago
I posted in this thread a while back and made my case to be patient with Andrew and that whatever comes next will likely be worth the wait. I still check in every once in a while to see if there's been an update to the blog and it's really disappointing to see how ungrateful and toxic some of the comments here are.

This website used to have a real sense of community about it, and nowadays it just seems like there's a lot of folks who feel like they are owed new knowledge and tools from someone who has really given a lot to the community. There are a lot of tools and resources out there to learn more post production skills than there used to be, and I feel like people newer in the game take it for granted how good they have it with modern hardware and resources online.

Maybe it's a changing attitude among people inside the industry or perhaps it's part of the mograph scene going through some growing pains. I'm happy that more folks are getting in to this field, but it's tough watching people who have a lot more than we did rag on one of the cornerstones of the motion graphics scene.
    Albert Delancey
    3 months ago
    I think that Andrew Kramer is way too busy to persue new content. I do believe if he allowed a membership on this website he can make money including his products
Rob
3 months ago
Just downloaded FX Console, but mine has no search function. Anyone know what's going on?
3 months ago
You guys do know that AK is probably behind his monitor with a bag a popcorn, reading all your butthurt comments.
    Blast Master Mike
    3 months ago
    LOLOL
    Dan
    3 months ago
    Good! Maybe itll make him get off his ass and make a tutorial for us!
Watcher
3 months ago
I still come here almost daily not for updates, but for laughing at the salty ungrateful fanboys who can't get over the fact that AK has other things to do in his life than just catering to their wishes. Let him work at his own pace, guy owes you NOTHING.

The site will be updated and new stuff will come eventually, whining about it daily is just desperate and will do more harm than good. Go learn some AE in the meanwhile, I bet most people haven't finished even half the tutorials available here RIGHT NOW!
Paul
3 months ago
I would like to see VC morph into a member-driven site with curated tutorial contributions from talented members...sprinkled, of course, with an occasional AK contribution. This would serve to keep this invaluable resource alive, viable and fresh.
    Torsten
    3 months ago
    Here is a new deal. Everyone who wants to complain about Andrew being absent, can do so, after(!) he (or she) has provided an After Effects tutorial in Andrew-Quality... . If enough people do so, maybe Pauls idea could come into life, because Andrew could then choose someone who adequately can "fill in the gap" :-)
Vlad
3 months ago
LOL you all say you've given up on AK and VCP, but as soon as he posts a new tutorial you know you're going to gladly follow it.
Ackers
3 months ago
Im sick of people making excuses for AK , Just from a business perspective its unacceptable not to keep past customers and potential new ones in the dark for so long . My own view is that AK has outgrown Video-Copilot and is just not that interested in it any more ......
    Zazo
    3 months ago
    Well, i don't think Andrew owes you or anybody else anything, the only justification you would have for being disappointed or mad at him is only if you were paying for his services, which you are not. He started VC to teach people hwo to do vfx and now he is become huge and is working towards his future. Should be happy for him and concentrate on your building your future instead of asking where Andrew is at.
    Wim
    3 months ago
    Sometimes a lack of integrity isnt a moral issue, just an awareness and organization issue.
    At least I hope so.
Albert Delancey
3 months ago
Andrew Kramer is very busy I am sure, but with everything he has said in the past makes him look unprofessional. This website should be closed unless he can fulfill his promises like updates, tuts, and more... Thanks for the free tutorials, but I think maybe a membership package could help with financing the site
Alan Tabrett
3 months ago
Mr Kramer owes us nothing, nought, Zero!
I certainly miss his input to VC, I've learned an awful lot from his tutorials and I've enjoyed some of the software and packs etc. Andrew seems to have found a way to enjoy his work on industry leading projects, make money and support his family. Of course I hope for a way for the site to continue and explore more of the wonders of VFX in AE etc. But please, don't complain, there's plenty more on the web to satiate your thirst for knowledge, if that's what you crave.
Simon
3 months ago
Kevin, and John especially are 'on the money' as Miles would have said in 'Sideways', I digress.
This is a massive shame, but an inevitable one that I've seen coming for the last two years as John said.

Andrew is a BIG fish now and works on Hollywood films for Bad Robot, among others, and I, as I'm sure you all wish him the very best, no-one deserves success as much as he.

The 'massive shame' I mention is in the way he can't - hire someone to run VCP while he's away doing his new first love -'working on film and TV, he's obviously spread too thin and has no time for his initial creation, which is totally fair-enough, just - announce it - the end of VCP or hire someone to do the day-to-day to-day that has totally ground to a halt over the last two years.

Grab a parachute folks, theres no-one in the cockpit, better to jump than be pushed.
Takudzwa Nyoni
4 months ago
Guys please give Andrew Kramer a bit of a break. I'm sure he did mention that he was working on other personal projects, new updates for E3D, other plugins and he is a family man above all. This website also contributes to his monthly income or whatever so I don't think he'll just abandon it like that. Have patience/ Whilst he's busy you can at least revisit other tutorials from before. All of the people complaining here don't even know how to do the things from a quarter of tutorials on this website. Open up After Effects and experiment on your own and don't depend on copying all the time. So learn to be patient.
    Kevin
    3 months ago
    Nah, he's had plenty of breaks, understanding and/or patience. There's no excuse for not taking 30 seconds every once and awhile to keep his supporters in the loop. He choose a community-based business model and our engagement was the key ingredient to making it successful -- it's a symbiotic relationship. We're just as responsible for making this site a lucrative endeavor as Andrew. We deserve to be treated accordingly.
    John
    3 months ago
    Have to agree with Kevin on this one. I've been trying to get my head around what AK's intentions are, but to no avail. One thing that I know for certain is that he is tanking his brand. Only time will tell if the damage he's already done to his enterprise can be repaired, but I for one doubt it.

    Why do I doubt it? Because there has been no change to what's happening here in what, 2+ years? This profession moves quickly, and two years is a really long time.

    This entire debate has nothing to do with loyalty, who owes what to whom or anything else like that. It has everything to do with priorities and delivering on promises.

    The take-away is all about perception. As a (former) customer, my perception is that this website, and everyone who patronizes it, has become a last priority.
    Santana
    3 months ago
    ;-) good post
    Chris
    3 months ago
    I dont know if its some strange tactic thats hes pulling with us for him to disappear for a few months and then re a pear for a short tutorial. Idk but its bs. Its not that hard to write a simple post on here to let us know whats up. But he sure can go on Twitter and tease us with some lame 3D plane. Anyways Im done with video copilot and after effects. Im taking my business to The foundry and learning Nuke. I rather pay the high price then deal with this bs.
Simon
4 months ago
He can't rely us anymore keep coming here, he's not here, so why do we bother. we're pathetic.
Will
4 months ago
Well, it has been more than 4 years since we had a consistent update cycle. I hate to say it but I think we are seeing the slow end of a truly great era. I've been out of the VFX field for more than 5 years but I keep coming back each week because I love what he does. I've been a loyal costumer and believer in VCP and Andrew for more than 11 years and I'm moving on. Soooo, goodbye my good friend. You will be missed. Have the best hopes and wishes for you....

I'll check back in a few months. :)
I just can't cut the cord yet. I still have hope. LOL!!!!
Simon
4 months ago
Have you noticed - how, not even the ardent do-gooder, is opposing this - where the f***k is Andrew AGAIN thread!
Look! - a 'Co-Pilot' is someone who flies the plane in the absence of the main 'pilot' we have neither - the pissed-off posts are just tha,t and are WAY TOO flattering to a source that, quite frankly couldn't' give a shit - I'm out of here too
    Chris
    4 months ago
    Screw this shit. Its not worth going here anymore for disappointment. Im learning Houdini and Nuke anyways so Element and after effects can F off so can Andrew Im out
    Zazo
    3 months ago
    @Chris You are so funny, Andrew is not the developer of After Effects, so you not using after effects hurts him in no way whatsoever an besides, Element 3D is no replacement for any 3d software it is just meant to help visual artists get something real quick inside after effects, Good for you if you learning Houdini but you leaving or staying changes nothing because at the end of the day YOU WILL BE BACK HERE WHEN HE UPLOADS.
Kevin
4 months ago
It now feels like the longest break up in history. One person acting distant, cold, and purposely communicating less, until the other person -- who is still pining for the days when it was a reciprocal relationship -- finally gets the hint. Every once in awhile you'll hook up again (i.e. get another tutorial), mostly because with a long history a certain level off comfort and respect remains, but passions have ultimately cooled. Just a thought.
    JosephG
    4 months ago
    Why that bastage! Well, we quit him, he didn't quit us, and we've got the text to prove it!
Jacob
4 months ago
Does this Plugin not work for CS6?
Will
4 months ago
The new Andrew Kramer. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=QHDhSidFhcQ
And this guy shows up every week.
Still love you Andrew but it is getting old not seeing any updates.
    William
    4 months ago
    Not even close
JT
4 months ago
Any update for E3D?? hmm...

My latest title animation using E3D
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=rpY3zJckmzo
Simon
4 months ago
Give us a heads up Andrew! - thats all we ask for - whats in the pipeline?- even if doesn't come-out/materialise this year - keep us (even if, just ever so slightly) in the loop, its flattery, for you and the business you've built up, -that people are still concerned and interested, I hope people continue to be curious as to your and the companies movements...
mickeditor
4 months ago
In 2018, only 13 posts on Videocopilot and 2 tutorials (one of them is on 2 parts), and you think that you are bringing the fun side of VC back ???

In your first 2018 post you said "The truth is i should have benn more open and honest these passed months"
Well... the truth today is that for videocopilot's fan 2017=2018

In this this same post you also said "i really miss the fun side of VC and i'm working on bringing it back for good!"
Really ??? 13 posts and only 2 tutorial these 7 passed months and less than 5 tutorial since one year !
Andrew, are you serious ???

Waou !
I can't wait for 2019 ! It will be a very fun and exciting year !
Jason
4 months ago
Andrew has gone MIA on us again. I still check the site weekly to see if anything new is coming or any new updates and nothing for months. I highly applaud Andrew's work ethic. There is so much more behind the scenes stuff we do not realize is going on. But it would be great to keep his community updated AT MINIMUM once a month.
Kraig Winterbottom
4 months ago
Great update and thanks for keeping it free :)

I'd love to see script searching dude. Other solutions exist but they aren't great and I have tons of scripts with no folder support (really wish Adobe would sort that out).

Cheers :)
Mad Michel
4 months ago
Just check his Instagram channel. Andrew is working on an interesting 3D planet project… Quote: "Behind the scenes of our new thing… This time not using Element 3D!" OMG, what could it be? Let us know, AE god {:o)O=
4 months ago
does FX Console works for mac os?
it will be really fantastic
so good
really
Justin
4 months ago
Remember the days when you would see the red colored Andrew Kramer post as you scrolled through comments? Miss those times :(
    Jason
    4 months ago
    So do I! I wish he would keep his community updated. I don't think it is too much to ask for even 1 post a month on the blog.
Chris
4 months ago
this site is going down hill even more.
4 months ago
the option that helps us to save jpg images is the best...
and know I will try this fantastic idea
really good:)
Steffen
4 months ago
Hello VCP Team
on this Website is FX Console Updated to V1.0.3
the Installer is FX Console New Updated to V1.0.4 for Win and Mac
You should refresh the Website with the new Text
so that all users see that the New Installer v1.0.4 is
Simon
4 months ago
VCP/AK... is anyone there? Do you have an update for E3D in the pipeline?, will I be ignored or lambasted for this 'genuine' enquiry?

We were promised new updates and exiting things coming, I have some money to spend on the latest things for AE, but, is the future with Superluminal and 'Stardust' I was hoping to stay with E3D, but, it's looking very bare on here, with R&D into E3D...hope I'm wrong.
Ketnet
4 months ago
Installed 1.0.4 mac but the SCREENSHOT / save jpg is not working. Getting a NULL error.
Cristian
4 months ago
Hi Videocopioot team, where can I downoad version 1 of the plugin? All the old links point to the latest version, but I have CS6 sooooo... 😁
    MuckyMann
    4 months ago
    Pretty sure it has never had a working CS6 version...sorry.
    Cristian
    4 months ago
    @MuckyMann Ah ok... I thought to remember that version 1 was compatible...
    Simon
    4 months ago
    VCP/AK... is anyone there? Do you have an update for E3D in the pipeline?, will I be ignored or lambasted for this 'genuine' enquiry?

    We were promised new updates and exiting things coming, I have some money to spend on the latest things for AE, but, is the future with Superluminal and 'Stardust' I was hoping to stay with E3D, but, it's looking very bare on here, with R&D;into E3D...hope I'm wrong.
Kurt
4 months ago
So Stardust now comes with physical simulation, very cool. What about Element 3D?
http://youtu.be/nNlKQ8K18nI
    Chris
    4 months ago
    I sure hope Element 3D v3 comes out soon and blows the crap out of this!
SMG
4 months ago
It all started from andrew's tutorials. So thanks to VCP.

My matchmove/rotoAnim reel 2018:
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=cW8vQHOEoQw
Chris
4 months ago
Since we are all waiting on Andrew and some new updates and hopefully Element 3D v3
Has anyone one on here checked out Action vfx stock footage? And compare the fire/ explosions they have to Action essentials 2?
    LWAddict
    4 months ago
    I have.
    But then, ActionVFX is offering 4k footage so it's not fair to compare.
    You can do so much more with 4k than 1080p due, even if you're only editing in 1080p. Cropping, distorting, etc is just easier when you start out with really high res stock.
    Wait... did I mention how much I love ActionVFX yet? Yeah, LOVE em!
    SPARTACUS
    4 months ago
    Yes I have, and the pricing....eeeeeek!!! Come on Andrew, don't miss a trick here. :-)
4 months ago
Thanks a lot, Andrew Kramer, for all versions. That's a great plug-in.

- Vide Course Center
4 months ago
can't you just Auto update for your blugins ?? iam still using 2015 after effects
Redlin
5 months ago
Here's a funny one: I have purchased everything that Video Copilot sells - for one reason, to help them since they have helped me so much. But this whole entire time, up until now, I thought FX Console was a program written for a piece of hardware that had to be purchased. So I never looked into the tutorials about it. Now don't I feel silly :)
    Jay Five
    4 months ago
    It's a bit like finding money in a pocket :)
Kevin
5 months ago
    sean
    5 months ago
    I Love Film Riot and AK of course, but I really had a hard time watching this till the end...
    NinjaSM
    5 months ago
    https://youtu.be/Cm-K8uQchMQ?t=355
    I'm pretty sure in that explosion shot, His upcoming 4K action essentials pack and this depth techniques are in use (https://youtu.be/Cm-K8uQchMQ?t=355 It looks awesome!
    5 months ago
    NinjaSM : nope, this was shot with a Phantom cam, and no VFX, you see it in the BTS ;)
    NinjaSM
    5 months ago
    O_o wow! these guys are amazing!
    Kevin
    5 months ago
    Sean: I agree. Hollow spectacle.
nepkak
5 months ago
Element 3D world best 3D software AE plugins
nepkak
5 months ago
i love you ANDREW KRAMER i like you all day any time old your video best
TW
5 months ago
the shortcut ctrl+space bar is not working for me. Can anyone help?
    Kraig
    4 months ago
    Make sure you don't have any other applications using it as a shortcut such as Evernote, Share-X, Nvidia Shadow etc.
mike
5 months ago
Any news on Action Essentials 3? It was teased last year. How about another tease!!!! Makes time go slower while waiting. Hope all is well.
    chris
    5 months ago
    Nope! Better luck Next year.
    PayingAttention
    4 months ago
    Chris, I thought you were leaving to Nuke or some other training?
Jason
5 months ago
Anybody else having problems with the FX Console not working on a Mac? I had it set to Ctrl+Space and it didn't work. Then I tried Ctrl+Tab and that didn't work either... I didn't have a problem with it before the update.
    Kraig
    4 months ago
    Make sure you don't have any other applications using it as a shortcut such as Evernote, Share-X, Nvidia Shadow etc.
Tucan Toto
5 months ago
Really really wish that the FX Console could also execute scripts in the scripts menu and not just presets and fx. Such a must. All the cool kids are doing it.
nepkak
5 months ago
thank you AK & VC Team update for Element 3D v2.2.2.2160 Support AE CC 2018
mike
5 months ago
Hey, I just want to say, Andrew whatever you are doing, hope you are happy and spending a lot of time with your family; because they are most important. Ill take 3 post a year over nothing. If people need you this much I would raise your prices LOL.... Please don't! pray all is well!
5 months ago
Some of these recent comments are really baffling. Videocopilot has over a hundred tutorials, solid products that open up what you can do in AE, and good free resources. Whether the wait is worth it or not for any new products or tutorials down the line, this site and the folks who run it are not obligated to provide you anything. On top of wanting to have a family, do personal projects, and work on blockbuster projects, Andrew is also expected to re-invent the wheel for AE.

If you are unhappy with the work you are getting out of AE, try working in a different program or renderer until Adobe or VC come out with a feature that you want to explore. You could also look into some old effects that have always been looked over in AE, because as Andrew has clearly proven, there's a lot more to be explored there.

Learn new workflows, try new things, and stop expecting someone on the internet to do all the footwork for you in being a good artist. Videocopilot is so well known and resourced that using it alone as a resource doesn't put you ahead of the curve, VC basically raises the bar for everyone when they release content. Look at it as an incentive to stay competitive and be a better artist.
    Redlin
    5 months ago
    Here is my "like" for this comment :)
    4 months ago
    "like"
    Vidar Vaggen
    3 months ago
    WORD!
Colin
5 months ago
In Andrews latest interview he talked about how he and the team at Videocopilot had worked very hard to make sure this wouldn't happen again. To be honest, I don't believe you can have your heart in two places at the same time. You have done an amazing job with Videocopilot over the years Andrew, and I have been around since 2005. But I think at some point now you have to choose what is more important to you. Videocopilot or Bad Robot. Becuase let's be real, you are the face of Videocopilot, and if you ain't there, then Videocopilot will keep suffering and eventually die.
    Simon
    5 months ago
    The 'pilot' has ejected mid-flight and we're all in the back waiting for the crash, as AK sits in the THE NATIONAL TYPEWRITER COMPANY building in Santa Monica - one love - and it ain't this.
Simon
5 months ago
Just when you think things were back on track - lol.
3 posts a year is being optimistic...
    chris
    5 months ago
    Everyone Just Face it. Video copilot is DEAD! Andrew Said new website.yeah its what you see right here...Nothing! Screw this crap with Andrew and After Effects..I'm going to Fusion or even Nuke. I'll take my Training somewhere Else since Andrew you are a lier and you let the people that support you down. IT'S NOT THAT HARD TO POST SOMETHING AND LET US KNOW WHATS UP!
    Bobby
    4 months ago
    You seriously have the audacity to suggest you support Video Copilot?! Video Copilot are the ones supporting US - not the other way around. You aren't making free tutorials and plugins for Andrew are you? You aren't providing him with skills so he can have a career in the film industry are you? Meanwhile the rest of us are just getting on with making shit and getting paid. He clearly does it because he loves it - you'd have to if you spent years helping people and all they do to repay him is demand more. He doesn't owe you a damn thing but sure, go learn Fusion or Nuke and see if you find a single person who is offering even half the resources as Andrew Kramer does for free. Also - nothing is stopping you from doing both. I use AE, Nuke and Fusion, the difference is I don't spend each day hitting refresh on VC hoping that Andrew is going to show me how I should be doing my job because I'm actually using the skills he taught me. Finally - you do also realise that Andrew working spending time away to work on major blockbusters is beneficial to you and the rest of us? Everything he learns there will eventually make its way into the content he passes on to us. I genuinely hope he doesn't come back to make more tutorials if only because people like you don't deserve them.
Daluz
6 months ago
"Andrew finger, Andrew finger, where are you?" :)
mike
6 months ago
NOOO, This post is so old! What movie dose JJ have you working on?
Next time you see JJ tell him Star Blazers The big old WWII Japanese Battleship that is refitted for space travel. Maybe Robotech, How about Jayce and the Wheeled Warriors https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=y9K0SzFIf4A Wow I'm old..
6 months ago
hi thanks this is best for me.
nepkak
6 months ago
Element 3D V2 not support After Effects CC 2018 Version ?
IMDB says he's working on a short film called BALLiSTIC; Ryan Conolly's follow-up to SENTiNEL. All good, but is it too much to ask for a little info on the next version of E3D?
6 months ago
Thank you for update
Chandrachur
6 months ago
The Screenshot or snapshot button is not working in After Effects CC 2018 ver 15.1.1 (Build 12). Please suggest
    Mc
    3 months ago
    Same issue here. Snapshot button doesn't work in After Effects CC 2017. :(
Jimmy Two
6 months ago
Fantastic! it works with the french version! Thanks a lot Maaaaaaaaster!
Extraordinary ingenuity as always, VC! Any chance we'll see the ability to distress bevels such as this in Element 3D 3.0?
Fatmir
6 months ago
    Djain
    6 months ago
    It is a very interesting plugin.
sean
6 months ago
you guys do know that AK will not be seen here for another year or so, don't you?
    Chris
    6 months ago
    I believe it. The guy makes great tutorials but shit he sucks at keeping us inform of whats going on and I hate to say this but pretty much lies to us. TRUTH BE TOLD.
    simon
    6 months ago
    mmm...
    Chris
    6 months ago
    Sorry I guess I came off too harsh. Well hopefully with this waiting will make it worth it with some new products.
Matt McGowin
6 months ago
Hey Andrew or anyone who has the answer,
I have been wanting to follow the Audio to Animation video, and have downloaded the Saber plug-in and gotten pretty far, but either its been updated or changed because the positions of the particular are all combined, and I would just like to know to work around, I'm sure its easy but I cant seem to get there. All help would be great Thanks
Simon
6 months ago
Great tutorials last month, but, would be better to see the 'main event' an update to E3D, weave been teased and promised this - obviously we all would PAY for a new update, so i thought it would be in Andrews interest - and we need a way of communicating with him
6 months ago
Andrew can we get a Element 3D tutorial soon? please please?
Fern
6 months ago
Thank you for this update. The last version was extremely buggy for me.
Yaroslav K.
6 months ago
Tnx for upgate. Great tool, awesome Andrew.
But there is still some little bug, while export png.
Stillframe looks a bit whitened, if compare to exported .jpg (with fx console) or regular .png (exported with render queue)
6 months ago
Hi thank Is there an update for the fantastic vc Reflect? The mac 64 version is not working with After Effects CC 2018. It won't render.
6 months ago
And all this greatness for FREE! Thank you Andrew.
Chip
6 months ago
Any way to resize the UI? when installed it is micro small.... thanks!
    chip
    6 months ago
    on a mac cc2018 fyi.
Ernesto
7 months ago
Hello, install fxconsole in cc2017 and I can not get it to work and in cc2014 there is no solution or only works in cc2018?
    Ernesto
    7 months ago
    I forget to comment that I use mac
IvanSantiago
7 months ago
Thank you so much!!!!
Derek
7 months ago
This is such a time saver!!!! Love the save to PNG function. Anyone else seem to lose the shortcut function launching FX Console. it will work just fine then all of a sudden the shortcut no longer works. Trying to troubleshoot and find out what im doing before the glitch. But, awesome program!! Thanks Andrew!
Artur
7 months ago
Thanks a lot
Thank you so much for this update FX Console
Goldorach
7 months ago
Holly thank's Mister Kramer.
When can we expect the console plug-in for CS5
Ninel’
7 months ago
:((( Bug... The console always blinks: black/white or black/blue. :-/ (Windows 8, AE CC17)
mike
7 months ago
your the best! Besides my wife and maybe my kids. but other than that..... wait, there is my brother, and I can't leave my sister out. she is pretty cool, except for that one time.... MOM! she is the best! well your up there..
7 months ago
Thank you . very good for me.
7 months ago
Thank you! The recent productivity surge is much appreciated. I would gladly contribute to a Patreon account for these free plugins to keep coming.
    Brad Loflin
    6 months ago
    I'm sure you already have everything but those that don't, better than Patreon, be a patron on VC with all his great products!
Dan H.
7 months ago
Thank you so much for this update.
Daluz
7 months ago
Thanks. Wating for something new TO BUY!
7 months ago
Hi! Is there an update for the fantastic vc Reflect? The mac 64 version is not working with After Effects CC 2018. It won't render.
    LWAddict
    6 months ago
    Try the 32 bit version... it's working fine.
    6 months ago
    Thank you LWAddict, I'll give it another try with that one!
Kevin
7 months ago
OK, one feature req please. Could you make a version of FX Console for Premiere? I bounce between Premiere and AE occasionally and get really flummoxed when I can't use FX Console.
Kevin
7 months ago
Woot! Thanks, Andrew! This plugin has been a lifesaver.
Wade Smith
7 months ago
When can we expect the console plug-in for CS6
7 months ago
I've had the same bug for this version and the previous one, where if you're editing a layer name and you activate FX console with the hotkey, then close it— the directional arrow keys no longer function.
- Then if you activate fx console again with the hotkey and close it, then they work again.
karwan
7 months ago
Thank
Chris
7 months ago
Any chance I can get a physical FX Console to put on my desk, plug it in and tell my clients it actually does all my VFX work for me? ...it would make a great scapegoat too. "sorry the FX Console says it can't be done in time"
Jason
7 months ago
This is been my favorite tool for a while, super useful, thanks!!
7 months ago
FX Console rocks!! Thanks for the update and the amazing free plugin!
Sneydimo
7 months ago
Great update!
Sure Target 2 next? It still mostly works, just requires saving and restarting after you first apply the effect... should be an easy fix. :D
Renato
7 months ago
Hi Andrew- Speed it the rendering process of After Effect?
Marcus
7 months ago
Andrew
This Plug in is awsome
love your work.....
Björn Richter
7 months ago
Awesome.
thx 4
Ctrl+space
& videoCOpilot
& awesome tutorials

Grazie mille e cordiali saluti da Bré, Ticino, Svizzeria.
7 months ago
Great & useful! Thanks Andrew!
Is it possible to fix the sure target plugin-bug with AfterEffects 2018? plz! I love this plugin.
Cheiser
7 months ago
Awesome, Andrew! Fixed crash when using Console, JPG option, color fix, awesome!
kissaev
7 months ago
There is some bug in AE 2018.1.1 and FX Console 1.03 https://i.imgur.com/yeBFYma.png
    Alex
    7 months ago
    got the same over here in AE 15.0.1 (Build 73)
David Patterson
7 months ago
Gracias! I used Console a LOT and it saves me a lot of time and keeps me focused on my workflow.
Matthias Schnabel
7 months ago
Thanks a lot, Andrew Kramer, for all versions. That's just a great little plug-in.
Simohn
7 months ago
plz a download without *.exe, I can't copy the files it seems i don^t have admin rights
    simohn
    7 months ago
    oh, you have also to close Encoder :-)
    love: save to PNG!
7 months ago
Awesome! Thanks for the update.
Rustan
7 months ago
Hello
Great plugin! But can you fix next moment. I use combination shift+c(as in c4d), and when i type text and want write any word that starts "C" (in text mode) i press shift+c, this call fx consol. Can you fix this moment. Ie when I type text and if I use shift+(any letter) it should not cause the console

Thank you!
Jump
7 months ago
1.03 Can't be dragged into comp!!!??
    LWAddict
    6 months ago
    Staggering right? :P
fx
7 months ago
Great new update thank you so much
7 months ago
any chance to see an Element 3D update soon?
Amitkumar P
7 months ago
Great new update and their fixed problem
Amitkumar P
7 months ago
Where is INTERCEPT
Waiting, waiting
Mike
7 months ago
not to scare anyone, but is anyone getting a trojan virus warning for their antivirus about this file? i'm sure it isn't, but it's obviously disconcerting. i'm using 360 total security for my antivirus
    7 months ago
    It's a custom installer but no funny business! It just copies the plug-in files to the directories to simplify installation.
    7 months ago
    I scanned the file with Symantec Enterprise Edition and Windows Defender and both came back clean.
    Noel
    7 months ago
    Had the same experience. Just downloaded and Windows 10 flagged it as containing a virus and deleted it automatically.
    Here's the message in case that helps troubleshoot the issue: https://1drv.ms/u/s!AoDBQID462Axwr5zp1revtVd6VNVtg
Greg
7 months ago
Oh man was so hopeful it would fix the windows 7 bug. :(
On Windows 7, run FX Console, hooray!
Lock computer, unlock computer, no more FX Console. Booo... 100% repeatable.
    7 months ago
    Email our support with more info! Thanks!
Joshua
7 months ago
FX Console helped me through my last huge project with so much speed!! Thanks for the awesome tool!!
daisuke
7 months ago
How to use in Japanese?
input only English?
7 months ago
I would love the ability to see a list of "recent effects" used along with "presets" in search box.

It also be rad if you had 3D pre-compose, Sure Target, VC Reflect etc.. Built in to FX Console

Thanks boss!
MickA
7 months ago
Thanks AK !
Waou, you work on sunday, and more particularly on may 1st !!!
Crazy !
Kavindu
7 months ago
Free stuff are always appreciated! 😉
7 months ago
Thanks! Greatly appreciated....
Rakesh Dey
7 months ago
any plan to release 10 key shortcut version? may be at 60,000$ ? 😄😄😄
Momcilo Stojkovic
7 months ago
Great update!

Got a question for VC Color Vibrance. When using aerender it crashes the instance of AE. Every single time, can you maybe look into it? Thanks