AE LFO FFX

An animation preset for true* LFO

Installation

download the .zip and extract LFO.ffx to

\Documents\Adobe\After Effects xx\User Presets

Usage

Select your LFO layer (eg. a null)

Animation > Apply Animation Preset... > LFO.ffx

Example project

Download the example project for some use cases

Manual

All of the options explained

LFO

The output of your LFO, pickwhip your expressions to this.

Frequency (frames)

(half of the) wavelength in frames. dumb name. I'll change it.

Temporal Offset (frames)

Offsets the wave by n frames. I could make this automatically take the layers inPoint.

Amplitude Offset

Offsets the output by n. Useful when you don't want negative values but also don't want to enable Absolute output mode.

Absolute?

Toggles Absolute output. Removes the -, makes negative values positive. Math.abs(). if(value < 0){-value}. Just enable it in the example project and you'll see.