Style Bandit

  • Compatibility After Effects
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Author: Mograph Mindset

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Copy font and paragraph settings between Text Layers.

Style Bandit   +$0.00
Style Bandit Virtual   +$0.00

Development by Mograph Mindset & Nate Lovell

Illustrations by Julia Gridneva


Copy + paste text styles in After Effects. Yes, really.


How it works

Select a Text Layer and run Layer > Copy Text Style.

Select one or more Text Layers and run Layer > Paste Text Style.


Style Bandit copies Character and Paragraph attributes and pastes to selected Text Layers.

    • Copy all font properties & paragraph alignment
    • Paste to selected Text Layers
    • Paste between comps and projects

Map to Keyboard

Customize keyboard shortcuts to fit your workflow. For example:


    • Copy: CTRL + ALT + C
    • Paste: CTRL + ALT + V


    • Copy: ⌘ + ⌃ + C
    • Paste: ⌘ + ⌃ + V
Copy Paste




The easiest way to install is by using the aescripts + aeplugins manager app

To install manually:

Windows: Move StyleBandit.aex to C:\Program Files\Adobe\Common\Plug-ins\7.0\MediaCore

Mac: Move StyleBandit.plugin to /Library/Application Support/Adobe/Common/Plug-ins/7.0/MediaCore

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