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Animaker Videos List

Post by Greenlaw » Mon May 13, 2019 2:42 am

Hi guys

Welcome to the Animaker thread in the Lost Marble forums! This is the place where we announce the latest Animaker news from Little Green Dog.

Animaker is our series of instructional videos--with occasional appearances by friends of Little Green Dog! Our first videos focus on tips for using Moho and, in later releases, we'll be diving into other topics related to animation and visual FX production. Most of these videos are free and available on our Vimeo channel, and they will eventually appear on our website and YouTube channel too. (We're still finalizing format and distribution plan so you can think of the first batch videos in this series as 'works-in-progress'.)

I hope you find Animaker helpful and maybe even fun to watch. Let us know what you think!

Coming up...
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Animaker: Introduction To Layer Shortcuts

Post by Greenlaw » Mon May 13, 2019 2:44 am

Here's our first video, 'Introduction To Layer Shortcuts'.


Introduction To Layer Shortcuts

This one was actually released a few weeks ago but now it's 'official'.

For more information about Synthsin75's Layer Shortcuts script, be sure to visit the Layer Shortcuts thread at this link:

http://bit.ly/LayerShortcutsForum

Thanks to Wes (Synthsin75) and Sienna for their participation!

Time/Description
00:00 Introduction
00:42 What Is Layer Shortcuts?
01:40 Installation
02:43 Using Layer Shortcuts
15:07 Bonus Tip (Note Layer Scaling)
15:44 Closing

(Episode 001)
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Animaker: My Moho Pro 12 Settings

Post by Greenlaw » Mon May 13, 2019 2:46 am

In this episode titled 'My Moho Pro 12 Settings', learn how to tweak Moho's defaults to make it easier and more efficient to use.


My Moho Pro Settings

Thanks to Sienna for her participation!

Addendum: If you're a Mac user, you can find the Moho preferences in your user library at this path:

~/Library/Preferences/Smith Micro/Moho Pro

Thanks to Ronbo for this helpful tip!

Time/Description
00:00 Introduction
00:30 Reset The Defaults
02:23 Improving The Deault Settings
02:30 Optimizing Moho's Windows
06:25 Suggested Preferences
08:54 Color Bone Channels
10:04 Closing

(Episode 002)
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Post by Víctor Paredes » Tue May 14, 2019 2:54 am

This is very good. Thanks, Dennis!
(and please say hello to your lovely family! :) )
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Post by troypicou » Thu May 16, 2019 8:28 pm

Thanks for Sharing Dennis, great videos.
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Post by Daxel » Mon May 27, 2019 12:32 am

thank you, this is awesome! n.n
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Animaker: MQC For Moho Pro

Post by Greenlaw » Sat Jan 11, 2020 6:54 pm

Introducing MQC or Moho Quick Click, a floating button panel featuring many commonly used commands for Moho Pro 12 and 13.



I created MQC to make Moho quicker to use on my Wacom tablet but it works well on a regular desktop computer with a mouse and keyboard too. This video shows you how to install and use MQC.

You can download MQC from this link: http://bit.ly/lgd_mqc

Note that Google Chrome may report the following warning:

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Chrome is probably flagging the .exe file contained inside the .zip, but the .exe is just a compiled version of the included AutoHotKey script. If you're really concerned about the .exe, you can review the source code and compile the script yourself using AHK. It's actually safe to download this file but I'll leave it up to you to decide. To continue, right-click over the warning and select Keep.

Time/Description
00:00 Introduction
00:54 How To Use MQC
03:18 How to Get MQC
03:32 Installing MQC
06:24 Closing

(Episode 003)
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Post by funksmaname » Thu Mar 12, 2020 4:15 am

Thanks for MQC! It'll come in really handy :)
One little issue though - when I press the Prev Anim+ button my windows can't play the file it outputs - do I need a specific codec?
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Post by Greenlaw » Thu Mar 12, 2020 5:10 pm

Hm..I don' t think it should. Does the normal Moho Preview Animation command work?

A few additional steps occur when you click the button (fit in window and a slight time delay before recording) but the main part simply triggers the same command.

Let me know if the regular Preview Animation command is working and I'll see if I can figure out what might be going on. Oh, and are you using version 12 or 13? Knowing that might help me target the issue.

Thanks!
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Post by funksmaname » Thu Mar 12, 2020 9:59 pm

Thanks Dennis, it seems to be working now :roll: I ran a 'preview animation' command, that worked, so i tried the button, and that also worked! It was clearly having a tantrum yesterday.
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Post by Greenlaw » Thu Mar 12, 2020 10:36 pm

That's good to know in case I run into that issue! :)

Thanks for reporting back quickly and sharing what you learned.
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