Create beautiful complex motion graphics with animated extrusions, spheres and Ngons. Quickly generate procedural 3D geometries using built in auto paths, mask shapes, and the motion from After Effects 3D lights. Tao uses After Effects 3D cameras and lights, so you can fully integrate your Tao geometries and paths with your motion graphics and VFX shots.
What's new in Trapcode Tao 1.2?
A new depth-of-field tool makes it easy to create camera-realistic blurs for your Tao objects, based on their distance from the After Effects 3D camera.
What's new in Trapcode Tao 1.1?
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What's new in Trapcode Tao 1.0.1?
Powerful offset tools make it easy to animate your extruded paths and geometries.
Create intricate, complex geometric designs using 2 sets of repeaters.
Loop animations for motion graphics and backgrounds with Trapcode Taos powerful offset and looping system.
Illuminate your motion graphics with After Effects lights, specialized Tao Lumi lights, or Image Based Lighting for fast and realistic renders.
Materials and Textures
Create photoreal motion graphics with textures and included reflection/environment maps. Tao includes 14 HDRI maps for use in your work.
Taper your paths and geometries and then animate their growth, for organic looking motion designs.
Add a secondpass wireframe on top of your Tao geometries. Great for creating stylized or vectorstyle imagery.
Choose from regular, Multi, SmoothRidge, Multi SmoothRidge for varying organic displacements of the Tao geometries.
Tao runs on OpenGL, giving you incredibly fast feedback and rendering.