Say something moving.

Text animation puts your words into action, and Adobe After Effects has all you need to make great use of kinetic typography. Animate logos, add motion to 3D text, and get efficient with pro presets and templates.

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Dazzling kinetic typography

Featuring: Your animated text.

Whether you need a dazzling title sequence or simple roll credits, the text animation tools in After Effects can bring your words to life. Choose from presets or create animations on your own with approachable keyframing features.

animate text easily

Text animators

Choose which elements to move and what type of action you want. Make a letter jump, float a phrase, or animate a logo — adding motion to placement, opacity, color, and more.

manage text animation speed easily

Graph editing

Control the speed of your animations with the Graph Editor. Observe the rate of change and make adjustments to suit your scene.

animate 3d text

3D text animation

Add a little more dimension with 3D text layers or presets. You can rotate your animated text 360 degrees and see how your words look in the picture, instead of on it.

draw a simple line for your animated text

Mask paths

Draw a path for your animated text. Create a simple mask path and run words across your scene along any line you choose.


Move more quickly.

Text animation software just got more efficient. Motion Graphics templates help you start strong, and saved presets — provided by Adobe or custom-created — can speed up your process.

Add text to a motion graphics template for an upgrade and make changes in Premiere Pro

Professional Motion Graphics.

Create a Motion Graphics template with moving text and save template for Adobe Premiere Pro editors to edit on their own. No need for back-and-forth updates for a simple title or name change.

text animation presets make the job a snap

Presets to help you get started.

Choose from a variety of After Effects text animation presets or create and save your own for use in all your videos. Always keep your favorite moves at your fingertips.

Quick After Effects tutorials.

Quick After Effects tutorials.

Get the basics in kinetic typography with these clear how-tos. Follow along with Adobe pros, and then make your own scenes.

learn how to use after effects text animation presets

Put words in motion.

First add your text. Then choose an After Effects text animation preset for ease and efficiency, or use the Animate menu to customize your moving text.

animate a lower third

Add a lower third.

Need to add a caption, maybe to name the person in your scene? This step-by-step guide will show you how to bring some action to a simple lower third.

make your title pop with 3d text animation

Take a title 3D.

Put your words into the scene with 3D text animation. See how using text animation presets with the Cinema 4D Renderer can add remarkable dimensionality.

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