Use this handy After Effects Preset to instantly make a box to fit any layer, especially useful for subtitles and alpha mattes!
Download Auto Box
How to install Auto Box
Apply to a layer, then open the Effect Controls window to change settings.
1. Download the Pre-Set
Move the .ffx preset file into: Users\[User]\Documents\Adobe\After Effects [Version]\User Presets\Shapes
2. Refresh After Effects
In After Effects, open the Effects & Presets window, click the hamburger, and select 'Refresh List'
3. Start using Auto Box!
The preset will be available in Effects & Presets > Animation Presets > User Presets > Shapes
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