A Practical Use Case for Cavalry Layout Shape

Chris Hardcastle shows how Layout Shape can help set up automated templates.

Calvary’s Layout Shape feature allows you to build dynamic layout relationships between elements in the motion graphics powerhouse app. Layout Shape lets you quickly set up grids and other design layouts. This new tutorial from the Scene Group’s Chris Hardcastle shows an efficient use for the Layout Shape.

“In this example, we walk through how to set up some App Store badges so that, as their widths change, they remain evenly spaced and center-aligned as part of the design.” Hardcastle mentions.

Cavalry 1.1 just released with 30 new features, 80 enhancements, and 350 bug fixes, and recently, the beta had an in-built 2D physics engine called Forge, somewhat further shaming Ae.