Text Effects

by IK3D in Scripts and Addons

Text Effects is simply the fastest way to animate 3D text in Blender!

Text Effects allow you to build complex font animation without maths or key frames. AlI you need is to apply your favorite effect to your text (as type-on text effect, random...) which you can combine in a variety of styles and settings to get your animation done.

introduction: Tutorial #2 

Main function v0.98 :


  • Support replace body text New
  • Support changing the font any time after the text creation New
  • support paragraph (handy for text art) New
  • text on curve path New
  • custom preset with saving font New
  • Custom Font & Kerning evaluation
  • Multiple animated text / reload session


  • convert selected text to animation New
  • paragraph animation (multiple lines) New
  • animation radial propagation New
  • animation global loop New
  • Transformations : Loc, Rot, Scale, Vide
  • Auto looping in chars
  • 36 interpolations - easing
  • Random transformation, Wiggle  (+ random walk)
  • align values in between Transformations
  • bake text animation


  • Path up axe New
  • Path follow normal New
  • synchronize text properties
  • apply material


  • now you can access setting from any handler New
  • view hands start / end


Plane (price will increase) :

  • support subtitles file for automation (.srt)
  • code effect
  • use 3D objects as font
  • allow manually refine font kerning