free preset


Grungify your text, shape layer and more with this free preset!

for After Effects

Grunge Maker is a free preset for After Effects which ages, damages, dirties your texts, shapes and other layers! Very easy to use, you can customize the grungy look and create your own grungy style!

With the default preset, Grunge Maker comes with 12 different presets, still and animated.

for AE CC 2017 & up


1. Download it

2. Unzip and copy/paste the folder THE WAENDERER in
PC –  Program Files / Adobe / After Effects XX / Support Files / Presets
MAC –  Applications / ADOBE After Effects XX / Presets
if you already have a THE WAENDERER folder, simply copy/paste the content of this folder)


1. Click on a layer (presets are optimized for 100% scaled elements)

2. Type “tw ” in the searchbar of the Effects & Presets window OR FX Console and select the preset you want.

TROUBLESHOOT if your layer goes to the top left corner of your comp without reason, just Purge your memory. No idea why this happens…


You found your perfect grungy look and you want to save it for later? Save it as a preset!

1. Click on the small menu icon next to the Effects & Presets Windows

2. Click Save Animation Preset…

  Made with Grunge Maker !