Hacker Text

Easily create computer hacker-style scrambled text animations. Simulate encrypting or decrypting text with many options for randomization and look. Watch Tutorial

Red Giant Universe - Hacker Text - Encrypt and Decrypt


Animate encrypting and decrypting text between your source text and target text, choosing options to add random characters in the mix.

Controlled Chaos

Control the speed of random character changes, or set limits on what types of random characters can be used in your text hacking effect.

Red Giant Universe - Hacker Text - Randomization
Red Giant Universe - Hacker Text - After Effects

Screen Effects

Add scanlines and glow to simulate the look of text on a computer screen or display panel. Great for compositing your text into a live-action shot, or for creating a stylized look for motion graphics.


Hacker Text includes fully-customizable presets that help you build your hacking animations quickly.

Hacker Text Presets