We’re running a crowdfunding campaign to develop and improve the Rainbox Open Tools: new free and open source tools for film and animation production.
There are a lot of things we can and we want to develop. What we’re going to achieve depends primarily on how much we can raise during this crowdfunding campaign. We’ve set levels to put some priorities, but of course the more we raise, the more plentiful and advanced the tools will be.
DuGR: group layers in After Effects
We’ll need to reach the third level of our crowdfunding campaign to begin the development of DuGr.
DuGr is an already existing tool to help you manage compositions in After Effects which have too many layers. With DuGr, you can create groups and manipulate all the layers inside the groups at once; you can also isolate groups, both in the timeline and the viewport.
It’s a great tool, but it’s time to modernize it. It’s UI deserve a good renovation, and there’s a lot of room to improve its performance, especially with compositions containing lots of layers.
Current version: DuGr 3
– After Effects/Windows
– After Effects/Mac OS
Don’t hesitate to use the comments below if you have any suggestion. We’re open to all ideas! These will be your tools too, so let’s shape them together!
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