Adobe After Effects CC 2023: How To Add Position Text Animator

This tutorial will show you how to add the Text Animator Color Fill to create a position property animation in After Effects CC 2023.

AE Version Required:
23.4 or Later

Font Used in Tutorial:

00:00  Intro: About This Tutorial
00:09  Add Text (Londrina Solid Font)
00:29  Add Text Animator…Properties Panel
00:47  Add Text Animator…Layers Panel
01:30  Side Tip: Hiding Visibility of Animator
01:51  Range Selector
02:23  Offset Property Explained
02:59  Text Animation Example
03:19  Finishing Touches

Software Used:
Adobe After Effects CC 2023 (Click To Try or Buy)

How To Add Text Layer

    1. Open New Composition
    2. Click on T to add Text
    3. Use Properties Panel to change Font & Size
    4. Select Text with Selection Tool (V)
    5. Use Align Panel to center text in Composition

How To Add Position Text Animator:

    1. Select Text Layer
    2. Go to Properties Panel
    3. Click on +Animator in the Animation section
    4. Click on Color Fill..RGB

How To Animate Text Animator:

    1. Go to Layers Panel
    2. Twirl Text Layer
    3. Twirl Open Animator 1
    4. Change Position Y Value so text goes up and off of Comp Window
    5. Drag CTI (Play-head) to the beginning of the Timeline
    6. Click on Stopwatch next to Offset at 0%
    7. Drag CTI (Play-head) forward 1 second
    8. Change Offset to 100%
    9. Tap Spacebar to Preview

How To Add Finishing Touches

    1. Go to Layers Panel
    2. Twirl Text Layer
    3. Twirl Open ‘Advance’
    4. Go to ‘Randomize Order’
    5. Change Shape to Smooth
    6. Tap Spacebar to Preview

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