How to turn your 2D shape 3D in After Effects

To turn a shape from 2D into 3D in Adobe After Effects, you need to do 2 things.

First, select the layer you want to turn into 3D and then select the “3D layer”-box next to it.

(If you can’t see these icons, right-click on the top row in the timeline window, go to “Columns” and select “Switches”.)

How to turn your 2D shape 3D in After Effects

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