Memphis Script - Create random shape backgrounds in After Effects

different shape background after effects

About the script:

Memphis patterns make for excellent after effects animated backgrounds, and with the Memphis Script it's easier than ever to create these random shape backgrounds right within After Effects.

Memphis also allows you to customise the look and feel of your pattern: you can add animation, change the shape size, and the size of the grid! Experiment to find a style that suits your project.

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Learn more about the Memphis Script

Works with:

All versions of After Effects

Installing the script:

Choose the licence that suits your needs:

Solo Licence: £9.99

The Solo licence is designed for individuals and only covers this script.

Install and use the script on 1 computer at a time.

This means if you install the script on a second computer, the first computer you registered the script on will stop working.

Purchase Solo Licence

Team Licence: £12.99 per month

The Team licence gives you access to all the loop scripts.

Also includes access to all the Loop presets

Install and use the script on as many computers as you like.

The Team licence requires an active subscription. If you cancel your subscription the scripts will no longer work. Cancel at any time.

Subscribe to the Team Licence

Learn more about the Memphis Script:

Memphis Pattern generator for After Effects

How it works

Choose which shapes you want to include in your after effects backgrounds, the size of shape you need, the size of grid to create, and then hit go!

The script will then create a random selection of shapes and place them within your current composition aligned to the grid you specified. There's a slight offset built in to each row to give the pattern the traditional Memphis style. Perfect for creating a unique animated pattern background for After Effects in moments.

In after effects, animated backgrounds can be a great way to add some interest to a scene, and with the Memphis script it takes just seconds to create a unique shape background design.

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Frequently Asked Questions:

How do I install the script?

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The Loop Licence Keys

Where is my licence key?

When you purchase a script you will be sent a licence Key via email.

This licence key is also available via the script's product page in your Gumroad Library.

How do I use my licence key?

Once you have installed your script you will be prompted to enter your licence key. Copy and paste the full licence key into the text box and press the "Activate" button.

Having trouble? Read the FAQ below.

The really important bit:

Before you install any of the Loop scripts you have to enable the "Allow Scripts to Write Files and Access Network" setting.

Go to: Edit > Preferences > Scripting & Expressions and make sure the "Allow Scripts to Write Files and Access Network" checbox is ticked.

Please note: An active internet connection is also required for verification.

Choose the licence that suits your needs:

Solo Licence: £9.99

The Solo licence is designed for individuals and only covers this script.

Install and use the script on 1 computer at a time.

This means if you install the script on a second computer, the first computer you registered the script on will stop working.

Purchase Solo Licence

Team Licence: £12.99 per month

The Team licence gives you access to all the loop scripts.

Also includes access to all the Loop presets

Install and use the script on as many computers as you like.

The Team licence requires an active subscription. If you cancel your subscription the scripts will no longer work. Cancel at any time.

Subscribe to the Team Licence

Frequently Asked Questions about the licence

Where is my licence key?

Your licence key is sent to you via email. It is also available via the script's product page in your Gumroad Library.

Why do I keep being asked to provide my licence key?

Each licence allows you to use the script on a set number of workstations. For example: the solo licence allows you to use the script on two workstations at a time.

If you or someone else tries to use the script on a third computer then the first person who registered the script will be logged out and you will need to provide the key again.

If you need access to the script from more than two workstations either purchase another individual licence, or subscribe to a team licence.

My licence key isn't working

Please try all of the following before sending an email:

  1. Make sure you're inputting the full and exact licence key without any extra spaces at the start or end.
  2. Please check you are actively connected to the internet.
  3. If you're still having trouble please email: [email protected]

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