35 Cool Text Effects Using Smart Layers in Photoshop

Creating cool text effects in Photoshop has now become so much easier and fun. Thanks to the Smart PSD, we can now download pre-made text effects that we can customize to suit our own requirements.  In the earlier days of designing in Photoshop, we usually make text effects using either the Photoshop Style or Photoshop actions. These techniques are a lot more complicated and customizing them is not also easy.

Using Smart PSDs, you can just select the Smart Objects (located in layers) to edit the portions that you wish to edit or customize. Each smart object has a separate source file that you can edit independently and nondestructively. Editing the source file  lets you edit the layer independently of the whole PSD file. For example, you wish to apply a certain 3D effect for your logo. You do this by replacing just the type/text layer with the name of your brand. Thus, you have your own logo with the same 3D effect. If you are having difficulty understanding what I am trying to say here, I encourage you to visit Adobe’s website for a detailed tutorial on how to use Smart Objects in Photoshop.

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If you are ready to create your own stunning typography designs, then scroll down and be fascinated with the 35 free cool text effects that we rounded up in this post. These are useful for creating posters, logos, signage designs, billboards, among other things.  Download these cool text effects and transform your flat normal looking text into lively and interesting designs. Use the smart objects to change the backgrounds, color of the texts as well as the other elements in your designs with just a few clicks of your mouse.


35 COOL TEXT EFFECTS MOCK UPS

Below, you may download 35 cool text effects and edit them in Photoshop. Click on the preview image to download the file from source.

01: Visual Text Effect PSD

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02: Bold 3D Text Effect

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03: Retro Text Effect #1

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04: Retro Text Effect #2

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05: Chrome Text Effect

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06: Sparky Text Effect PSD

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07: 3D Metal Text Effect

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08: PSD Border Inset Text Effect

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09: Bounce Psd Text Effect

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10:  Free Vintage Retro Text Effect

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11: Retro Golden Lettering Text Effects

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12: Holo Text Effect

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13:  Lightbox Text Effect

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14:  Soft White Text Effect

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15:  Grunge Bevel Text Effect

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16:  Cinematic 3D Text Effect

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17:  Vintage Offset Print Lettering Text Effect

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18:  Grand Motel Text Effect

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19:  Popcorn Text Effect

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20: Stripes Shadow Text Effect

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21:  Vegas Text Effect

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22:  3D Stone Text Style

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23:  Piece of Cake PSD Text Effect

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24:  Legend 3D Metal Text Effect

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25:  Pretty Vintage Text Effect

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26:  Retro Typography Text Effect

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27:  Stone Text Effect PSD

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28:  Neon Light Text Effect
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29:  80s Retro Typography Effect

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30:  Old Movie Title Text Effect

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31:  Medieval Text Style

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32:  Metal Text Style

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33:  Authentic Text Effect

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34:  Vanilla Text Effect

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35:  Retro Text Style in PSD

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Author: Gisela

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