Amortype is a free preset for After Effects to create damped animations letter by letter.

To use the preset, first download the preset from, then copy and paste it in the presets folder of your After Effects installation.

Restart After Effects and create a new text layer. Type in your text, then drag and drop the preset from the effects panel to apply the animations.

Some features of Amortype preset

  • 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 with After Effects CS3 and all above versions.