Animators Tool Kit (ATK)
*NEW* Utilities in ATK 1.174
VIDEO 'Flippin' Flaps': One click animate the unfolding of your mesh faces.
VIDEO 'PathRig': Generate paths that are guided by target nodes, these paths can act as trajectories, path deforms or both.
TreeLinker': Link objects together by distance from an object to the next object.
Click the GIF for demos:
Update: Device 'Time Remapper': Expand, compress, play backward, or freeze track animation. Inspired by After Effects time remapping. This tool connects the playback of animated tracks to parameters on a control object. Click the GIF for a walk-through:
Update: Device - 'Explode' Expanded Features: Explode by 5 levels : Face, Element, Material ID, Smoothing Group, and UV Seams. Explode selected contiguously by face selection. Retain normals so your exploded objects still appear smooth.
Update: Device - 'Controller Randomizer': Copies PRS trees from a reference list to selected objects based on parameters. Demo
Update: Device - 'Explode': Breaks apart geometry into
separate objects. Demo
Update: Utility - CamRig 1.1! Show off your scenes with a full featured, easy to use camera rig. This utility empowers you to effortlessly create smooth cinematic movement. Supports VRay Physical Camera. Watch the demonstration:
ATK is a compact suite of modular tools to rig, copy and manipulate animation in a few clicks, without plug-in dependency. There is no need for extra licenses because ATK uses farm-friendly methods native to 3DS Max, so it can easily fit into your production & render pipelines.
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3DS MAX (2010-2014)
1.0174 RELEASE NOTES | JAN 21 2014 ===============
PathRig 1.01: New render spline controls and bug fixes.
1.0172 RELEASE NOTES | JAN 21 2014 ===============
New Utility! 'Tree Linker': Link objects together
by distance from an object to the next object.
1.0171 RELEASE NOTES | JAN 01 2014 ===============
Bug fixes in CamRig and FlippinFlaps.
1.017 RELEASE NOTES | DEC 30 2013 ===============
New Utilities! 'PathRig': Animate your objects along
paths using a waypoint system. 'FlippinFlaps': One click
animate the unfolding of your geometry faces.
CamRig update - Added Octane camera support.
1.016 RELEASE NOTES | NOV 20 2013 ===============
New beta device! 'Time Remapper': Expand, compress,
play backward, or freeze track animation - Matrix style.
Bug fixes for Explode.
1.0151 RELEASE NOTES | NOV 11 2013 ===============
Bug fixes. Preview now works on objects with materials.
1.015 RELEASE NOTES | NOV 3 2013 ===============
New explode features! Explode by Face, Material ID,
Element, Smoothing Group, and UV Seams. Explode only
selected. Retain smoothing from your original geometry.
Miscellanious stability fixes.
1.014 RELEASE NOTES | OCT 10 2013 ===============
New beta device! 'Controller Randomizer': Copies PRS
trees randomly from a reference list to selected objects.
1.013 RELEASE NOTES | SEPT 29 2013 ===============
New beta device!'Explode': Breaks apart geometry into
1.012 RELEASE NOTES | SEPT 28 2013 ===============
Align Pivot Rotation now produces more accurate results on
single faced objects. More bug fixes.
1.011 RELEASE NOTES | SEPT 25 2013 ===============
Various bug fixes and error checks. Train now works with
path constraints correctly.
1.01 RELEASE NOTES | SEPT 20 2013 ===============
Train: Added new preset 'Elastic'. Check out new Train
walk-through on Scriptspot or AnimatorsToolkit.com
1.009 RELEASE NOTES | SEPT 19 2013 ===============
New key effect!'Train': Sets key tangents and creates
middle keys between selected keys based on a curve.
1.008 RELEASE NOTES | JULY 27 2013 ===============
CamRig 1.1 Update. Check out the new features in a
detailed walk-through on the ATK website or ScriptSpot.
Reverse now supports custom attributes.
1.007 RELEASE NOTES | JULY 16 2013 ===============
Kronos Update. Faster, now supports custom attributes.
1.006 RELEASE NOTES | JULY 16 2013 ===============
New treasure chest tool 'Build Camera Rig': Customize
and create powerful camera rigs in seconds!
1.005 RELEASE NOTES | JUNE 26 2013 ===============
New beta tool 'Colorize': Sets wire or diffuse color
with blended color.
Bug fix: 'Reverse' now supports selections.
1.004 RELEASE NOTES | JUNE 14 2013 ===============
UI: Adapative gamma correction.
1.003 RELEASE NOTES | JUNE 12 2013 ===============
Device: 'Copy Materials' materials inherit object name.