v2.0.x Font Manager
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Brand new way to work with animated typefaces
Create and write in a few clicks. Font Manager makes setting up and using Animated Typefaces fast and easy – A brand new way to create and work.
Font Manager’s UI should be very familiar to anyone used to the After Effects Character panel so you can dive in without having to read a manual.
SUPPORTS KERNING AND METRICS
Automatically analyses and applies kerning and metrics. You don’t have to adjust layers manually.
MULTILINE AND TEXT ALIGNMENT
ONE CLICK TO CREATE A FULL TYPEFACE
Generate shape or solid layers for each character, create/copy the animation and sort them into comps. By the way, you can customize glyphs sets.
UNIQUE PARENTING FUNCTION
Select the properties you want to parent and Font Manager will do the rest! Inside all glyphs! You can find the properties by name and batch parent or add expressions to them.
SUPER EASY CONTROLLER
Manage all characters within one layer or manage each character separately.
QUICK START ASSISTANT
Will guide you through the whole process in a matter of minutes (or even seconds) so you won’t miss anything.
LOTS OF ADDITIONAL FUNCTIONS
Everything you might need to setup and use an animated typeface such as:
- Offset layers in time
- Change layer order
- Toggle parenting
- Demo all glyphs
- Easy navigation
- and more.
WORKS NATIVELY WITH JSX TYPEFACES
JSX typefaces are a fantastic new light-weight format for animated typefaces the seamlessly integrate with Font Manager. All Animography typefaces either already include a JSX version or will very soon.
WORD A WEEK
A word, a week is year-long creative exploration help by Animography. They invite a new artist or studio for each week of 2018 to create a loop with our animated typefaces using animated typefaces and Font Manager. An opportunity to see how the people we admire put our products. Checkout the project here.
Can I use FontManager with Animography typefaces?
Sure. They are 100% compatible. Just make sure that you have the latest version downloaded.
Does it work with Arabic or Hebrew Right to Left languages?
Yes, Font Manager now supports the TypeMonkey Text Modifiers.
Font Manager Quick Tip: How to Create Your Own Animated Typeface
Font Manager Tutorial: Using Animography Typefaces
Font Manager Quick Tip: Customize typeface language
Adobe After Effects 2022, 2021, 2020, CC 2019, CC 2018, CC 2017, CC 2015.3, CC 2015, CC 2014, CC, CS6
2.0.1 (Current version) – Mar 1, 2021
1. Controllers were not parented during the use of the “Precompose type” function
2. Wrong start time of the precomp and layers
2.0 – Oct 9, 2020
1. Refined UI. Rebuild from scratch.
2. New “Mark Controller expressions” function. Use it to add support of precomps for your typefaces.
3. New parent expressions behavior.
4. Changed installation folder for JSX typefaces to “My Documents\FMTypefaces”[FIXED]
1. Settings now support Unicode.
2. Correct comp’s BG color while using the “Layers To Comps” function.
3. A lot of small fixes and improvements