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Simmer Text Animation

27.5.2010, 21:32
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In this flash lesson, you will learn how to create simmer text animation using the adobe after effects and flash. This effect can be used for some web banner or for some presentation. You don't have to use action script code to make this lesson. Let's start!

Example:



Step 1

Create a new after effects composition. Set the Width of Your composition to 300 and Height to 200 px. For Preset set Custom, for Pixel Aspect Ratio set Square Pixels and set the Frame Rate to 38 fps.

Step 2

Select the Horizontal Type Tool (Ctrl+T) and type any text on the Stage.

Step 3

Choose Window > Effects&Presets (Ctrl+5).

Step 4

In the Effects&Presets Panel choose Animation Presets > Text >  Organic > Simmer. See the picture below!



Step 5

Using the Selection Tool (V) and drag and drop technique, move the Simmer effect from Effects&Presets panel on the text on the stage.

Step 6

Go now to the Timeline and reduce the length of the film to the length of the animation.

Step 7

After that, choose Composition > Trim Comp To Work Area.

Step 8

Choose now File > Export > Adobe Flash (Swf).

Step 9

Create a new flash document. Set the Width of Your document to 300 and Height to 200 px. Set any color as background color and set the Frame Rate to 38 fps.

Step 10

Create a new Movie Clip (Ctrl+F8) and name it SimmerText_mc.



Step 11

Call the current layer simmer text.

Step 12

Choose now File > Import > Import to Stage (Ctrl+R) and Import a swf file that we just made in After Effects.

Step 13

Go back on the main stage (Scene 1). After that, drag the Text Movie Clip from the Flash Library on the Flash Stage using the Selection Tool (V) and drag and drop technique.

Step 14

Click now on frame 382 (last keyframe of animation) and hit F5 key.

We're done!

Please Enjoy!

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