Animators Tool Kit (ATK)

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Version: 
1.174
Date Updated: 
06/03/2013
Author Name: 
John Martini, Andru Phoenix

*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: Device - Train! Manipulate easing tangents and create animation between selected keys based on a curve. Click the GIF for a walk-through:

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.


Download the FREE lite version on our website

COMPATIBLE WITH
3DS MAX (2010-2014)

Additional Info: 

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
separate objects.

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.

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artkitekt's picture

We have added a compendium of

We have added a compendium of videos to the articles in our help section. They go into detail how each part of ATK works. Check them out here:

http://animatorstoolkit.com/atk/help/

OR in John's Vimeo feed:

https://vimeo.com/jokermartini/videos

Andru Phoenix
ATK Developer

artkitekt's picture

We have added a compendium of

Duplicate post removed.

Andru Phoenix
ATK Developer

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Need technical support or

Need technical support or have a suggestion for a new feature? Please email us at [email protected] and we will work with you.

Andru Phoenix
ATK Developer

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gn00323349

gn00323349,

I apologize for the inconvenience. Please PM me your email address and I will work with you in detail until we resolve this issue.

Andru Phoenix
ATK Developer

gn00323349's picture

i dont know what happen it

i dont know what happen
it still cant work with same error

artkitekt's picture

New bug fixes in ATK 1.001

We have uploaded a new build tonight with various bug fixes, primarily for 2014 compatibility. Please try the latest release and let us know if any other bugs arise. Thank you for your support on day 1 of ATK while we get our sails raised!

http://www.animatorstoolkit.com/installs/InstallATK.mzp

1.001 Bug Fixes:
Duplicate struct warning.
Keyboard shortcut error.
Button bitmap gamma.

Andru Phoenix
ATK Developer

gn00323349's picture

is 64bit thx

is 64bit thx

artkitekt's picture

gn0, Thanks for reaching

gn0,

Thanks for reaching out. We are researching this issue now. Is your 2012 installation 64 or 32 bit?

Andru Phoenix

Andru Phoenix
ATK Developer

gn00323349's picture

i just follow steps from

i just follow steps from website
put the file of installation in max viewport
when i finish installation , and then I run script
the wrong message just happen
my max version is 2012 .

JokerMartini's picture

What did you do that caused

What did you do that caused the error?

John Martini
Digital Artist
http://www.JokerMartini.com (new site)

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