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Emily Goode
Glowing Text for Sing Along
on Jun 29, 2010 at 7:44:13 pm

Hi,

I'm new to After Effects and am trying to create a glowing text effect for a sing along, similar to karaoke. I want each word to glow as its being sung. The only way I know how to do this is to animate each word separately, which will take too long.

Is there another way to do this?

Thank you!


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Michael Szalapski
Re: Glowing Text for Sing Along
on Jun 29, 2010 at 8:35:33 pm

Two copies of the text. One with a glow effect applied. Then use text animators to animate what letters of the glow-effected layer are visible.

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Emily Goode
Re: Glowing Text for Sing Along
on Jul 7, 2010 at 5:18:35 pm

Thank you! It worked perfectly and saved me tons of time :)


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