The animation plug-ins offered by Adobe After Effects make it easy to create eye-catching text transitions like the Card Wipe effect. While there are plenty of royalty-free After Effects transitions templates out there, you may want to design your own dynamic typography to meet the specific needs of your video project. This quick tutorial will show you how to bring text layers to life using one of the many AE animation tools available.

When transitioning between still images and footage, the Card Wipe effect helps create a cohesive experience for the viewer. It is a built-in offering that comes standard with After Effects. This tool can also be applied to text layers, which is what you’ll learn how to do with the video below.

 

Text Transition In After Effects With Card Wipe Effect by Ukramedia

There are a number of additional tweaks you can make to this basic animation to customize your project. Bouncing and sliding effects are also available in the program and are just as easy to use.

If you’re short on time or simply want to maximize the efficiency and professional polish of your video project, you can download a pre-packaged After Effects template instead. We’ve gathered together a few of our top sellers with text transitions—all of which are included in an affordable annual subscription to VideoBlocks.

 

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