You can install any of our Design Workflow tools using the
youi-tv tools sub-command.
You’ll need version
2.5.14 or higher of the You.i CLI.
yarn global upgrade youi-cli.
First, if you aren’t already logged in, log in by running
youi-tv login in a terminal window.
youi-tv tools with no arguments to use the interactive tool installer.
You can exit the installer at any time by pressing Ctrl-c.
The interactive menu appears. Select the tool to install using the Up/Down arrow keys, and confirm the choice with Return. Next, select from the versions listed and press Return. The version of EasyProfiler or AEPlugin that you install must match the version of You.i Platform that’s in use for your project. After a short wait you you’ll see output confirming a successful install, and where the tools have been placed.
For both EasyProfiler and AEPlugin, installing a different version overwrites any existing installation.
-> Installed AEPlugin version 6.15.0 into /Applications/Adobe After Effects 2021 Download & Install succeeded to After Effects plugin directory
Download & Install succeeded to /Users/jsmith/youiengine/easy_profiler
StyleExtractor always installs the latest version.
If you try to install StyleExtractor again you’ll see:
Version 6.15.0 is already installed.
The non-interactive method means you pass optional arguments to the
youi-tv tools sub-command, rather than launching the interactive tool with
Using this method isn’t required - it’s provided as a convenience for automation and scripting.
Most users should use the interactive method.
To install a tool using the non-interactive method, pass the
--type flag with the tool name as argument.
The argument is case-insensitive; for example, both
AEPlugins are accepted.
--type argument, for the AEPlugins and EasyProfiler plugins you must pass a valid version number using
The argument must be a valid You.i Platform release number, for example
When the install flag isn’t given, or the version given is invalid, the interactive version picker for the given tool will open.
The version of EasyProfiler or AEPlugin that you install must match the version of You.i Platform that’s in use for your project.
The CLI always installs the latest version of the Style Extractor. As a result, you don’t need to specify a version when you’re installing the Style Extractor.
The following are examples of valid inputs to the
youi-tv tools sub-command:
youi-tv tools -t styleextractor youi-tv tools --type EasyProfiler --install_version 6.13.0 youi-tv tools -t aeplugins -i 6.12.0