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Author: Breton Brander

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Quick Overview

Cursor hover animation example

Cursor hover, butttons, clicks & more!


Tired of keyframing your cursor clicks & button animations
And then doing it all over again when your client wants a revision? 

Hover automatically changes your button when you animate a cursor hovering over it (and more)!

No more keyframing button hovers, mouse clicks, and cursor hands.



How it works:


1. Auto-Update Cursor & Buttons:

Look mom, no keyframes!
Cursor changes into hand when hovering is over buttons. Buttons change color when cursor is hovering over them.

After Effects Script Hover cursor example



2. Easy Click Animations:

Adding a click animation is as easy as...well, a single click.
And retiming the entire click animation is as easy as dragging your "click" layer.

After Effects Script Mouse Click




3. Drag Those Files:

Click the "grab layers" button to grab. Click it again to release. Done.

After Effects Grab Hand Cursor Script




  • Creates your cursor icon
  • Makes click animations 
  • Easily retime click animations by dragging a single layer
  • Automatically update button brightness when cursor hovers over it
  • Automatically change cursor to pointer hand when above any button
  • Easily grab & release layers while your cursor changes into a grabbing hand icon
  • Adjust hover brightness level on buttons (when cursor hovers over it)
  • Change your cursor icon (by updating the cursor precomp)




If you create button & cursor animations, Hover will save you headaches of time!
Don't buy Tylenol. Buy Hover. ;)

Thank you!

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