Simple Text


Get Simple Text ready to use.

Video tutorial

Step by Step

After Effects CC 2019 or above

  • From After Effects CC 2019 or above, you can install scripts by clicking on the following menu.
File > Scripts > Install Script UI Panel...
  • Select the file SimpleText.jsxbin.
  • Close After Effects and open it again.

After Effects CS 6 to CC 2018

  • Copy the SimpleText.jsxbin file into the After Effects script folder.
Mac OS: Applications\After Effects<version>\Scripts\ScriptUI Panels
Windows: Program Files\Adobe\Adobe After Effects <version>\Support Files\Scripts\ScriptUI Panels
  • If After Effects is open, close and open it again.

Starting Simple Text for the first time

Start the script through the After Effects script menu.
Window > SimpleText.jsxbin
If requested, enable Allow Scripts to Write Files and Access Network.
You can dock the script wherever you want, by clicking and dragging over the panel name.

Adjustments to ensure the best performance

  • If you have a compatible graphics card, enable GPU Acceleration.
File > Project Settings... > Video Rendering and Effects
  • In After CC 2019 or higher enable JavaScript Expression Engine.
File > Project Settings... > Expressions
The script is ready to use! 👏