Download the preset: version 2.0.3

Amortype Preset  (CS3 and beyond)Download

How to use it

Above, you can download the preset (.ffx format), then copy it in the Presets folder of your After Effects install. It contains all the necessary expressions and controllers, you just have to apply it on a text layer.
To customize the animations, everything is explained in the tutorial.


A big thank you to Dan Ebberts for his participation in the development of this new version!


  • Intro animation based on the layer In Point
  • All animations can be modified easily
  • No keyframe is required
  • New: Outro animation based on the layer Out point
  • New: random color effect on each letter (optional)
  • New: random timing (optional)
  • Works from CS3 

Known Bugs

After applying the preset, the shadows cast by the 3D lights no longer work.
On CS6, computation times are very slow, unlike on previous versions. 

Creative Commons License
Amortype 2.0 Mattrunks is available under the terms of the Creative Commons Attribution - Sharing in the Same Conditions 3.0 not transposed .