Auto Box


Use this handy After Effects Preset to instantly make a box to fit any layer, especially useful for subtitles and alpha mattes!

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How to install Auto Box

Apply to a layer, then open the Effect Controls window to change settings.

01_Install Directory_Shapes



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

Thanks for checking out this pre-set - if you would like to see our full range of pre-sets and other toolkits, make sure to head over to our Resources page!

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