Animate your type

After Effects has revolutionised the animation industry, making desktops as powerful a tool as large production houses, and the best thing about it is that it shares plenty of functionality with Photoshop.

The ability to transfer layered PSDs and text layers from Photoshop to After Effects means you can make the leap from static image to animation in no time. In this example, you'll use these two tools seamlessly to create animated titles that could be used for any project, whether it's for web, TV or a short film.

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