When you're in a hurry, a preset can be perfect for getting an animation done. In this video, learn about how to work with and modify presets to take them beyond the default settings.
- [Instructor] Let's take a look at methods … for animating text in After Effects. … And with this example here, … we're going to use the text animation presets. … So to find those, we're going to come over to Window … and choose Effects & Presets. … And there we have it on the right-hand side. … In the Animation Presets section, … we're going to just drop it down here, just click the arrow, … and we'll scroll down to find the text animation presets. … We'll open that up, … and inside here you'll see a whole load of folders, … and inside each one, there are different presets. … So if we look at the Animate In category, … we can just look at maybe the Fade Up Words. … So how do we apply this? … We can apply an animation preset in a number of ways. … We could drag it onto the text, like so, … we could drag it onto the layer in the terminal, … or with the layer selected in the timeline, … we can double-click on the animation preset, … and it will be applied. … So if we play it through, …
This course was created by Andy Needham. We are pleased to offer this training in our library.
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