3D text overview

In addition to basic 2D text, Motion lets you create text objects that appear to have depth, complete with sides, edges, and backs. 3D text in Motion exhibits the same characteristics as real three-dimensional objects, simulating natural lighting and shading effects, and displaying textures.

Canvas showing example of 3D text

To get started with 3D text and learn about its powerful features, see 3D text workflow.

For information about creating basic 2D text, see Basic text overview.

For information about animating 2D text and 3D text, Animated text overview.