Andy Ford Countdown Timer Video Tutorial Adobe After Effects

Creating a Countdown Timer Using Expressions in Adobe After Effects

Making a countdown timer using expressions in After Effects gives you more control. In this short tutorial video, I’ll show you how to create a timer using a slider control and an expression on a text layer.

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Below is the expression text I used in the video:

slider = effect(“Slider Control”)(“Slider”);

sec = Math.floor(slider%60);

min = Math.floor(slider/60);

function zero(x) {

            if (x<10) return “0” + x

            else return x;


zero(min) + “:” + zero(sec)


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