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Create an auto Resizing Text Box in Adobe After Effects

Create an amazing auto-resizing Text in Adobe After Effects. In this tutorial, you will learn to create a self-resizing text animation in Adobe After Effects. After watching this tutorial you will be able to create your own text animation in Adobe After Effects without any plugins or expressions. You can use this effect for your projects, lower thirds, and so on.

Step-by-Step Guide to Creating Auto Resizing Text Box:

Step 1: Setting Up the Composition

  1. Open Adobe After Effects and create a new composition.
  2. Rename the composition to “Auto Resizing Text Box.”
  3. Set the resolution to 1920×1080 pixels, frame rate to 30 frames per second, and duration to 10 seconds.

Step 2: Adding and Formatting Text

  1. Select the Type Tool from the toolbar.
  2. Click anywhere on the screen and type your text in all capital letters.
  3. Align the text to the center using the alignment options.

Step 3: Applying the Fill Effect

  1. Select the text layer.
  2. Go to Effects and Presets and search for the “Fill” effect.
  3. Drag and drop the Fill effect onto the text layer.

Step 4: Expanding the Text Box

  1. Again, go to Effects and Presets and search for “CC RepeTile.”
  2. Drag and drop the CC RepeTile effect onto the text layer.
  3. Adjust the “Expand Right” value to 40 to expand the text box from the right side.
  4. Expand the left, top, and bottom sizes as needed.

Step 5: Adjusting Alpha Channel

  1. Go to Effects and Presets and search for “Shift Channels.”
  2. Drag and drop the Shift Channels effect onto the text layer.
  3. Change “Take Alpha From” to “Full On.”

Step 6: Enhancing Visibility and Appearance

  1. Go to Effects and Presets and search for “CC Composite.”
  2. Drag and drop the CC Composite effect onto the Text Layer.
  3. Adjust the text color to black to make it visible.
  4. Customize the text content if desired.
  5. Modify the box color by changing the Fill effect color.

Congratulations! Your Auto Resizing Text Box Animation is Complete.

Project File Details:

UpdatedMarch 25, 2024
CompatibilityAfter Effects CC
Required PluginNo
Size41 KB
CategoryAfter Effects Tutorials
PriceFree