One toolbar to rule them all

We love KBar. It's one of the first things we install on a new machine.

KBar is incredibly easy to customize, but getting started with some pre-made buttons and speed things up.

Download one toolbar with buttons for everything we make.

Quick and simple.

Included buttons

Rubberhose

Quickly open the extension panel. Requires Rubberhose to be installed.

Rubberhose →

Rubberhose

Quickly open the extension panel. Requires Rubberhose to be installed.

Rubberhose →

Rubberhose

Quickly open the extension panel. Requires Rubberhose to be installed.

Rubberhose →

Overlord

Quickly open the extension panel. Requires Overlord to be installed.

Overlord →

Overlord

Quickly open the extension panel. Requires Overlord to be installed.

Overlord →

Overlord

Quickly open the extension panel. Requires Overlord to be installed.

Overlord →

Anubis

Quickly open the extension panel. Requires Anubis to be installed.

  • If the panel is open, clicking will render the open comp using the current Anubis settings.

Anubis →

Anubis

Quickly open the extension panel. Requires Anubis to be installed.

  • If the panel is open, clicking will render the open comp using the current Anubis settings.

Anubis →

Anubis

Quickly open the extension panel. Requires Anubis to be installed.

  • If the panel is open, clicking will render the open comp using the current Anubis settings.

Anubis →

Timelord

Quickly open the extension panel. Requires Timelord to be installed.

Timelord →

Timelord

Quickly open the extension panel. Requires Timelord to be installed.

Timelord →

Timelord

Quickly open the extension panel. Requires Timelord to be installed.

Timelord →

New Void

Create a new Void layer. There are a lot of selection context and keyboard modifiers (learn more).

Void →

New Void

Create a new Void layer. There are a lot of selection context and keyboard modifiers (learn more).

Void →

New Void

Create a new Void layer. There are a lot of selection context and keyboard modifiers (learn more).

Void →

New Void - blank

Create a new Void layer without any strokes or controls. It is very empty.

New Void - blank

Create a new Void layer without any strokes or controls. It is very empty.

New Void - blank

Create a new Void layer without any strokes or controls. It is very empty.

New Variant

Create a new Adjustment layer shape layer alternative.

New Variant

Create a new Adjustment layer shape layer alternative.

New Variant

Create a new Adjustment layer shape layer alternative.

New Volume

Create a new Solid color shape layer alternative.

New Volume

Create a new Solid color shape layer alternative.

New Volume

Create a new Solid color shape layer alternative.

Zero selected layers

Zero out the position, rotation and scale of selected layers.

  • Create a Void layer as a parent

  • Move the Void to the bottom of the comp

  • Hide. lock, shy the Void

Zero selected layers

Zero out the position, rotation and scale of selected layers.

  • Create a Void layer as a parent

  • Move the Void to the bottom of the comp

  • Hide. lock, shy the Void

Zero selected layers

Zero out the position, rotation and scale of selected layers.

  • Create a Void layer as a parent

  • Move the Void to the bottom of the comp

  • Hide. lock, shy the Void

Buttcapper - butt

Set the stroke cap to butt for all:

  • Selected stroke properties

  • All strokes in a selected layer

  • All strokes in all comp layers with nothing selected.

ALT/Option click to switch stroke join to miter.

Buttcapper →

Buttcapper - butt

Set the stroke cap to butt for all:

  • Selected stroke properties

  • All strokes in a selected layer

  • All strokes in all comp layers with nothing selected.

ALT/Option click to switch stroke join to miter.

Buttcapper →

Buttcapper - butt

Set the stroke cap to butt for all:

  • Selected stroke properties

  • All strokes in a selected layer

  • All strokes in all comp layers with nothing selected.

ALT/Option click to switch stroke join to miter.

Buttcapper →

Buttcapper - round

Set the stroke cap to round for all:

  • Selected stroke properties

  • All strokes in a selected layer

  • All strokes in all comp layers with nothing selected.

ALT/Option click to switch stroke join to round.

Buttcapper - round

Set the stroke cap to round for all:

  • Selected stroke properties

  • All strokes in a selected layer

  • All strokes in all comp layers with nothing selected.

ALT/Option click to switch stroke join to round.

Buttcapper - round

Set the stroke cap to round for all:

  • Selected stroke properties

  • All strokes in a selected layer

  • All strokes in all comp layers with nothing selected.

ALT/Option click to switch stroke join to round.

Buttcapper - projecting

Set the stroke cap to projecting for all:

  • Selected stroke properties

  • All strokes in a selected layer

  • All strokes in all comp layers with nothing selected.

ALT/Option click to switch stroke join to bevel.

Buttcapper - projecting

Set the stroke cap to projecting for all:

  • Selected stroke properties

  • All strokes in a selected layer

  • All strokes in all comp layers with nothing selected.

ALT/Option click to switch stroke join to bevel.

Buttcapper - projecting

Set the stroke cap to projecting for all:

  • Selected stroke properties

  • All strokes in a selected layer

  • All strokes in all comp layers with nothing selected.

ALT/Option click to switch stroke join to bevel.

Maintain stroke width

Apply the maintain stroke width expression to selected layers.

Maintain stroke width

Apply the maintain stroke width expression to selected layers.

Maintain stroke width

Apply the maintain stroke width expression to selected layers.

Beatgrid

Open the Beatgrid script panel.

Beatgrid →

Beatgrid

Open the Beatgrid script panel.

Beatgrid →

Beatgrid

Open the Beatgrid script panel.

Beatgrid →

Schmeeeer

Apply the Schmeeer effect preset to the selected layer.

Schmeeer →

Schmeeeer

Apply the Schmeeer effect preset to the selected layer.

Schmeeer →

Schmeeeer

Apply the Schmeeer effect preset to the selected layer.

Schmeeer →

Soupcan

Create a new soupcan layer in the center of the comp.

Soupcan →

Soupcan

Create a new soupcan layer in the center of the comp.

Soupcan →

Soupcan

Create a new soupcan layer in the center of the comp.

Soupcan →

Transform Sammich

Select an effect on a layer to wrap that effect in transforms.

Transform Sammich →

Transform Sammich

Select an effect on a layer to wrap that effect in transforms.

Transform Sammich →

Transform Sammich

Select an effect on a layer to wrap that effect in transforms.

Transform Sammich →

Hylian

Selected layers will be duplicated with ALL properties linked back to the original layer

  • Select properties to duplicate layers and link only those properties

  • Hold Alt/Option to exclude selected properties and link everything else

Hylian →

Hylian

Selected layers will be duplicated with ALL properties linked back to the original layer

  • Select properties to duplicate layers and link only those properties

  • Hold Alt/Option to exclude selected properties and link everything else

Hylian →

Hylian

Selected layers will be duplicated with ALL properties linked back to the original layer

  • Select properties to duplicate layers and link only those properties

  • Hold Alt/Option to exclude selected properties and link everything else

Hylian →

Hylian - Duplicate keyframed layers

Duplicate the selected layer and link all keyframes back to the original.

Hylian - Duplicate keyframed layers

Duplicate the selected layer and link all keyframes back to the original.

Hylian - Duplicate keyframed layers

Duplicate the selected layer and link all keyframes back to the original.

AEUX

Quickly open the extension panel. Requires AEUX to be installed.

AEUX →

AEUX

Quickly open the extension panel. Requires AEUX to be installed.

AEUX →

AEUX

Quickly open the extension panel. Requires AEUX to be installed.

AEUX →

Inspector Spacetime

Launch the script panel.

Inspector Spacetime →

Inspector Spacetime

Launch the script panel.

Inspector Spacetime →

Inspector Spacetime

Launch the script panel.

Inspector Spacetime →

Specs

Price

Compatible host app

Adobe After Effects
CC 2022 and newer (including the latest)

Install type

OS support

  • Windows 7 SP1 and newer

  • Mac 10.8.5 and newer

Licensing

Free to use for personal and commercial work

Note: A paid license of KBar (not included) is required to utilize the headless button features.

Languages

English

Network connection

No internet connection required

Support

None provided but connect with the community on Discord for more ideas

Specs

Price

Compatible host app

Adobe After Effects
CC 2022 and newer (including the latest)

Install type

OS support

  • Windows 7 SP1 and newer

  • Mac 10.8.5 and newer

Licensing

Free to use for personal and commercial work

Note: A paid license of KBar (not included) is required to utilize the headless button features.

Languages

English

Network connection

No internet connection required

Support

None provided but connect with the community on Discord for more ideas

Specs

Price

Compatible host app

Adobe After Effects
CC 2022 and newer (including the latest)

Install type

OS support

  • Windows 7 SP1 and newer

  • Mac 10.8.5 and newer

Licensing

Free to use for personal and commercial work

Note: A paid license of KBar (not included) is required to utilize the headless button features.

Languages

English

Network connection

No internet connection required

Support

None provided but connect with the community on Discord for more ideas

Emblems and runes

Summon the ancient might of Battleaxia with support from your party

Anubis

Rendering the current comp is even faster through KBar. Install Anubis to get access to the simplest comp rendering and MP4 compression available.

Void

Create ultra-powerful control layers based on your selected layers with Void. All the features of the ScriptUI panel, in a single KBar button.

Overlord

While Overlord can run behind-the-scenes in After Effects, quick access to all the settings are available with the included button in KBarf.

Emblems and runes

Summon the ancient might of Battleaxia with support from your party

Anubis

Rendering the current comp is even faster through KBar. Install Anubis to get access to the simplest comp rendering and MP4 compression available.

Void

Create ultra-powerful control layers based on your selected layers with Void. All the features of the ScriptUI panel, in a single KBar button.

Overlord

While Overlord can run behind-the-scenes in After Effects, quick access to all the settings are available with the included button in KBarf.

Emblems and runes

Summon the ancient might of Battleaxia with support from your party

Anubis

Rendering the current comp is even faster through KBar. Install Anubis to get access to the simplest comp rendering and MP4 compression available.

Void

Create ultra-powerful control layers based on your selected layers with Void. All the features of the ScriptUI panel, in a single KBar button.

Overlord

While Overlord can run behind-the-scenes in After Effects, quick access to all the settings are available with the included button in KBarf.

Quick start

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All the freebies are available lore.battleaxe.co after signing up for the blog/newsletter.

Use the included files to install in any number of ways to help you do your best work.

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BattleAxe-KBar.zip/
 BattleAxe-KBar manual.url
 BattleAxe.kbar
 download KBar.url

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Install

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KBar

KBar install

BattleAxe.kbar

  • Right-click the KBar panel > KBar Settings

  • Go to the Settings tab

  • Import from .kbar

Note: KBar is a paid tool that is not included with any Battle Axe products. Purchase from from aescripts + aeplugins.

KBar

KBar install

BattleAxe.kbar

  • Right-click the KBar panel > KBar Settings

  • Go to the Settings tab

  • Import from .kbar

Note: KBar is a paid tool that is not included with any Battle Axe products. Purchase from from aescripts + aeplugins.

Changelog

1.1.2

May 13, 2024

Changed

1.1.1

Mar 8, 2024

Changed

  • Simplified naming of toolbar to BattleAxe.kbar

1.1.0

Nov 3, 2023

Added

  • Render from Anubis button

  • Separate Void buttons

  • Hylian keyframe button

1.0.0

Oct 12, 2023

  • Initial release

Design and animation and alchemy.

Stare into the void.

2024 Battle Axe inc.

Design and animation and alchemy.

Stare into the void.

2024 Battle Axe inc.

Design and animation and alchemy.

Stare into the void.

2024 Battle Axe inc.