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Plugin Everything Discotext

Trim Paths for Live Text

Discotext is a trim paths plugin for live text layers.

Discotext gives you the power to trim, offset, stagger, and clone your live text layers with ease. Inspired by the trim path controls for shape layers, Discotext provides intuitive controls that will feel familiar to any After Effects user. Say goodbye to your mundane text layers and hello to a whole new level of creativity with Discotext!

Discotext is a trim paths plugin for live text layers.

Inspired by the trim paths controls for shape layers, Discotext allows you to trim, offset, stagger and clone your text layers with controls that feel familiar to every After Effects user.

Features Include:

  • Start, End and offset controls
  • Butt, Square and Round cap styles
  • Full Dash, gap and offset options
  • Stagger per path and order-modifier controls
  • Clone and offset copies with powerful transform controls
  • Compatible with most text animator properties
  • 8, 16 and 32bpc compatible
  • Full motion-blur controls including samples, angle and phase

Emulate 3D text using powerful repeat, offset and transform controls

Quantity has a quality of it’s own.

Dash settings familiar to AE users

Emulate variable-width strokes with customizable motion blur controls

Easily create stylish reveals with flexible trim path and stagger parameters

Discotext is compatible with most inbuilt text animator properties


  • In AE versions below CC2018, text layers with parented transforms may not behave as expected (depending on the parented transform). This is a technical limitation that has been resolved in CC2018 and newer.
  • 3D text must be precomposed before being offset in Z

After Effects 2024, 2023, 2022, 2021, 2020, CC 2019, CC 2018, CC 2017, CC 2015.3, CC 2015, CC 2014, CC, CS6

1.2.4 –  Jun 12, 2022

– Threading bug if random offsets were enabled
– Updated license framework

1.2.3  –  May 7, 2022

– Update license framework
– Bug fix

1.2.2  –  Feb 15, 2022

– Universal binary for apple silicon (M1+)
– Update license framework

1.2.1 –  Nov 5, 2021

– Add support for MFR (Multi-frame rendering) in AE 2022
– Bug fix

1.1.2  –  Feb 5, 2021

– Fix color precision issue
– Fix dashes at adaptive preview resolutions

1.1.1  –  Mar 21, 2020

– Update compatibility with AE v17.0.5

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