Text2Spreadsheet

  • Compatibility After Effects
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Author: mamoworld tools

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Quick Overview

Export text from your After Effects project into a spreadsheet, then apply the modified spreadsheet to the Ae project once again with a single click. Perfect for text translation, client review and other text processing tasks.
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Overview

Text2Spreadsheet exports the text from your After Effects project to a spreadsheet where you can easily modify it with applications like Microsoft Excel, Apple Numbers or Open Office. When you are done editing, you can apply the changes to your After Effects project in a single click.

The spreadsheets are easy to read and also support several versions of your text. Perfect for translating your projects into different languages, or sending text to your client for review.

Features

import and export with a single click

There's no need to rename or otherwise mark the layers that you want to export to the spreadsheet.

simple tables

simple spreadsheet

The spreadsheets generated just contain the texts, with no extra information. This not only makes them easy to read and modify - you also don't have to worry that your translator or client will accidentally break something in your project by modifying the spreadsheet.

modify your AE project and the spreadsheet in parallel

While your translators are working on the spreadsheets, you're still free to modify your projects. No matter how much you rename layers or compositions, or move layers to other compositions - Text2Spreadsheet will always know where each text in the spreadsheet belongs. Even if you add more text later, it'll be easy to integrate it into your existing spreadsheets.

handle several versions of your text

The spreadsheet contains one text per row. To create a new version, just add another column to your spreadsheet.

simple spreadsheet

detailed status info

When you apply the changes to your project, you'll get detailed info about which text layers have been modified and in which compositions. If you have hundreds of texts, color coding makes it easy to find the texts that have been changed and allows you to efficiently check the compositions in your project that were affected by the change.

Status Infos

different file formats

Use the csv format for maximum compatibility (compatible with Apple Numbers, Microsoft Excel, Open Office and many other applications) or Excel XML format to benefit from color coding (compatible with Microsoft Excel and Open Office).

flexible filtering

There are options to exclude text layers by name, or to only process a specific folder within your project. There is also an option to avoid duplicates in the spreadsheet, in case several texts in your AE project are identical. 

Filtering Options

full unicode support and multi-line texts

Spreadsheets are encoded as UTF-8, so will work with any characters. Multi-line texts are also directly supported - with no need to insert extra tags.

Is Text2Spreadsheet the right tool for me?

There are several spreadsheet solutions for After Effects. Text2Spreadsheet is your best choice if you only want to modify texts and you want the spreadsheet to be sufficiently easy to read and modify that you can send it to a client or translator.

CompsFromSpreadsheet can make more complex changes to the project, like replacing footage files, but you have to manually mark each layer that should appear in the spreadsheet.

Templater is like a Deluxe version of CompsFromSpreadsheet that supports, for example, intelligent layout. It is very powerful when you want to render many variants of a project, but if you want to quickly export all the text from your project, you would first need to apply a specific effect to each one of them.

Open Sesame exports and imports entire projects into a spreadsheet. As with to Text2Spreadsheet you don't need to manually mark each element that needs to show up in the spreadsheet, but you also have some control over which parts should be exported. In contrast to Text2Spreadsheet, even if you decide to only export the texts, the spreadsheets generated are more complex, containing comp IDs, layer IDs and various extra data. If you accidentally edit any of these, you can easily break something. Also, you cannot change the AE project and the spreadsheet in parallel. Once you insert, delete or move layers, for example, the data from the spreadsheet cannot be applied to the project anymore. Also, Open Sesame doesn't give the detailed status information that Text2Spreadsheet provides so it is more difficult to figure out what has been changed after you reimport a spreadsheet to your project.
The power of Open Sesame is that it can export way more than just text. If you need access to any single keyframe of your project, Open Sesame is your tool of choice.

Text2Spreadsheet Overview

Text2Spreadsheet in Depth Tutorial


Chapters

  1. basic Text2Spreadsheet workflow (at 0:00)
  2. handling more than one version of your texts (at 5:53)
  3. advanced options (at 7:46)
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