75+ Best Photoshop Text Effects & Styles

November 28, 2022

Neon, metal or retro — we have Photoshop text styles for all tastes and purposes. So if you need some typography, here go the best text effects for you!

From our experience, fonts and text styles are the most used resources among designers. There is always a demand for sharp typography, and it doesn't matter whether a designer is working on a branding project, logos, posters, or is just seeking the best presentation for the project.

With this in mind, we are continually upgrading our library, so there are fonts to all tastes and text effects for various purposes. We've always emphasized the pro-grade resources from the leading creators that we're happy to collaborate with — however, we couldn't skip the idea to suggest tools from the team as well!

 

Glitter Effects Collection

The glitter effects of this Photoshop text styles pack shine brighter than the sun! The pack is full of creative tools: 8 glitter textures, 3 PSD files (gold, black and mix glitter effects), 4 shadow layer effects and 5 background textures.

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Free Glowing Fluid Text Effect

Whether you are crafting horror designs or want to decorate your print projects, this free Glowing Fluid effect will be a great choice! The file includes a PSD file with Smart Object layer and screen texture overlay..

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Glossy 3D Text Effects

Make your texts look like polished glass! We created 5 glossy 3D text layer effects with much love and care, so now you can enjoy an easy work process due to the Smart Objects. All you need to do is put your desired text inside them via Photoshop. You can also, of course, choose the background among pink, silver, gold, marine & purple options.

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Forged Steel Text Effect

Add your image some steampunk vibe with our forged steel text effect! It is a great choice for retro designs, so don't miss it. You can also check out 6 added filters if you want to easily create a unique work!

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Iridescent Chrome Text Effect

Get yourself an iridescent chrome effect that is ideal to give your design a posh look. Plus, with the Smart Objects included you will be able to do it with just one click putting your text inside. The item is fully compatible with Photoshop.

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Holographic Chrome Effect

Adding this chrome effect to your headlines will surely make them even more catchy. Luckily, due to the included Smart Object layers it won't take you long from the moment you start to get the desired text you will be proud of!

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Blurred Spray Stencils Effect

The Blurred Spray Stencils effect is perfect for logos, posters and plain text you want to stand out. With Smart Object layers and 4 color filters included, you will be able to easily create an image that will catch everyone's eyes, so add it to your repertoire!

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Galactic Chrome Text Styles

A pack of 12 galactic chrome text styles is something you will resort to using. The reason is simple — there are so many projects they suit ideally! Sci-fi, cosmic and many other concepts will shine brighter with these styles.

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Cyber Glitching Effect

We made this cyber glitching effect to help you bring your designs to a whole new level! Account thumbnails, titles, social media posts — there is nothing the tool won't pull off. The effect is compatible with Photoshop and includes Smart Object layers.

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Smashed Glass Text Effect

Although breaking glass may make you upset, this smashed glass effect won't disappoint you! Creating attractive titles and outstanding designs has never been easier, just add the effect to the text via the Smart Object layers.

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Pencil Sketch Text Effect

If you like adding sketches to your works but it takes too much time, this effect will come in handy for you! It imitates pencil scribbles, so you can add some fun to your image.

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Gold Glitter Text Effect

What about adding some gold to your projects? With this glitter effect you'll be able to do it in seconds and get the recognition of the clients you deserve. Easily apply it to your own text, change the background and see the magic happen!

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Vivid Toon 3D Text Effect

Here comes a great item for artists working on kid cartoons and book illustrations! The Vivid Toon 3D effect will make your texts attractive to children. You can also use it for any design that needs some brightness.

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Steel Effect for Texts & Logotypes

Add a bit of metal gloss to your logos, branding projects or book covers! This steel effect looks posh and expensive so you can be sure your designs won't pass unnoticed. Don't limit yourself!

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Ice Neon Logo Mockup

No matter what is the weather outside, your designs will make it cold! The ice neon logo mockup is here to become an integral part of your artworks. And with Smart Object layers the working process won't take you long.

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Virtual World Text Effect

Let's immerse into the virtual reality that surrounds us on a daily basis with this PSD text effect of high resolution! This tool can pull off both retro and future designs and will look amazing on headlines and banners.

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Xerox Stretch Text Effect

Are you looking for a way to make a movie title eye-catching? Here comes the Xerox Stretch effect, which we made to help you create aesthetically pleasing texts. You can also use it for a poster or a banner.

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Retro Toon Text Effect

Funky t-shirt designs or bright packaging — this retro effect will easily become a part of any project. You can change the background color and use the polka dot patterns included, everything to make your work shine!

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Alien Glow Text Effect

The Alien Glow effect will come in handy for graphic designers who like mysterious, foggy vibes. It comes in PSD format and is fully compatible with Adobe Photoshop. Choose one of 4 color filters included!

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Candy Vector Text Effect

When you are tired of edgy designs, try turning to nice and sweet text effects! Candy is a perfect choice in such case, as it is both beautiful and functional: the item comes in EPS and AI formats and works with vector shapes.

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Yellow Light Text Effect

Create a vivid, juicy design for your logos, posters, banners or social media with a Yellow Light text effect! It comes in PSD and TXT formats and works perfectly with Adobe Photoshop and the whole Creative Cloud.

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Free Retro Film Text Effect

Reminiscent of the good old days with a free retro film text effect! It gives a cozy and nostalgic vibe to your works, so be ready to get much heart-warming feedback. The archive comes with a friendly PDF guide file.

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Vintage Movie Text Effect

Shout out to all noir movie fans, here is the ideal effect for you! Its dramatic look will fit headlines, social media posts, magazine covers and any other design project you are working on currently.

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Aquarelle Text & Logo Mockup

Are you craving a personal touch in your artworks? To fulfill your creative needs, we created Aquarelle text & logo mockup. It will add some fresh air to your banner, poster and flyer design, so be sure to download the tool.

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Neon Backlight Vector Text Effect

A combo of neon lights with the matte surface of the letters creates a truly stunning result. The neon backlight effect will help you to give your typography some shine, all you have to do is choose among 5 neon light colors. It works with vector shapes and will get you a desired text effect.

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Broken Letters Text Effect

Though we don't know who broke the letters of this effect, one thing we can say for sure is it will look great in your branding designs and packaging. Change colors, add the text layer and you are ready to go!

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Glowing Ghost Text Effect

The distorted lights of the Glowing Ghost effect won't leave you indifferent. It is just itching to become a part of your design projects! With this fun effect you will be able to finish your image in seconds.

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Page Flip Text Effect

When you are craving something unique, it is the right time to check out the Page Flip text effect. It will turn any boring work into a memorable piece of art. Plus, the PSD file has 4 color solutions for flipping pages set up.

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Ghost Letters Text Effect

Creating a horror-themed art project requires many tools, and text effects are one of them. The slightly drifting away letters of the Ghost effect will give your clients literal chills, so don't miss it!

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Bad Print Displacement Effect

Some artworks need a bit of anarchy in them, and the Bad Print Photoshop text effect will prove to you it is a great choice for this purpose. It will refresh your banners, typography showcase or ads, just give it a chance!

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Free White 3D Text Effect

Who said white is boring? This 3D effect doesn't come to play: it will bring your art to the next level. This tool will make your typography stand out, and the natural shadowing will add depth and even more charm.

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Playful Letters Text Effect

The cartoonish style of this Photoshop text effect will make you excited! It fits especially well for children's books, magazines and movies, but you can add it to any project that needs to radiate warmth and fun.

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Displaced Distortion Text Effects

There is so much to explore in this Photoshop text effect archive! 8 high-quality PSD files and 8 displacement maps are included to make your work easier and diversify it. Once you discover such artistic distortion, there is no coming back.

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Chromatic Glitch Text Effect

The Chrome Glitch Photoshop text effect comes in a whole pack. It has 6 PSD displacement maps (3 vertical and 3 horizontal ones) and a black & white filter. You can also turn off the colored glitching elements!

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Illuminating Light Text Effect

Make your typography shine easily with this text effect! Just double click the Smart Object, type in your own text, adjust size and placement and that's it. You can do it via Photoshop, as the tool is fully compatible with it.

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Luminous Neon Text Effect

We created this Photoshop text effect under the inspiration of night city life and all the shiny neon signages. Now you can make your designs sparkle the same without risking overdoing them! The work process will be easy due to the Smart Object.

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Melting Illusion Text Effects

Bring new life to your artworks with these 12 glitch text effects! They were inspired by electronic music so now they will be a perfect addition to grunge projects, for example ads, logos, banners, posters and so on.

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Toxic Flames Text Effect

Add an actual fire to your designs with the help of Toxic Flames! Though this free Photoshop text effect looks like it could be an ecological disaster, in terms of art it is fun, safe and attractive. Change the color of the flames to suit your style!

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Holographic Glass Text Effect

Welcome a Photoshop text effect that imitates a glass texture and will help you create a seamless presentation! Whether you want to refresh your portfolio with sparkling work or you need to showcase a new fun logo, this PSD file will be a great choice.

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Neon Lettering Text Effect

Retro and cyberpunk style is still on trend, so arm yourself with neon text effects in advance! This one has Smart Object layers for an easy workflow and is attractive. Simply drag and drop your typography inside them, choose size and the desired text is ready!

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Spray Stencil Layer Style

If you think it is impossible to create realistic image with the effect of aerosol paint, this layer style is here to prove you wrong! Moreover, you can choose one of the 6 paper textures included for a desired text effect. Nothing is impossible with this layer style!

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Broken Text Photoshop Effect

It is a pure joy to work with the Broken Text Photoshop effect! Each tiny detail of the PSD file complements the other and together they create a dynamic image. "Break" your logos, packaging, and any other designs with texts.

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Stranger Things Font Effect

In case you are just like us and can't wait for a new season of Stranger Things to come out, I recommend you get some nostalgia with this text effect. Use it for your artworks and don't be surprised if the Christmas lights on the wall start to flash rapidly.

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Color Distortion Text Effect

Deciding on the best color for a design is always a big deal. I got something useful for those going through this process: meet a Photoshop text effect with 4 color scheme gradients! Add some visual interest to your art.

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Neon Sign Photoshop Effect

Having artistic freedom is vital for designers, and the Neon Sigh Photoshop text effect provides it to you! With 6 premade colors and 3 black wall textures it is ready to pull off your concepts and help you create a striking typography piece.

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Chrome Text Effects

Whether you are racking your brain over new logos or packaging, the 5 silver text effects of this pack will surely satisfy your artistic needs! Their quality is another great thing about the tool.

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Old Movie Titles Collection 2

Old Movie text effects are the tools we can't get enough of. That's why we want to share with you this set of 6 PSD files in exceptional quality! You will also get free fonts inside as a bonus.

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Underwater Text Effect

Your texts with the Underwater effect will look magnetizing, so don't be surprised by the amount of love they will get! The PSD file works perfectly with Adobe Photoshop, so grab the item and start creating.

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Free Color Leak Text Effect

The play of colors of this Photoshop text effect is stunning! It completely changes your artwork and makes it even more attractive, so be sure to try it. In case it is your first time working with text effects, check out the help file.

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Foil Balloon Text Effects

It goes without saying that Foil Balloon text effects are ideal for party invitations, greeting cards and any design related to holidays. The set includes 4 items with Smart Objects you can choose from.

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Classic Vintage Text Effect

There is no doubt retro designs are still trendy. For such concepts you can use classic text effects! Typography, banners or ads — they will suit all the projects.

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Adventure Film Text Effects

Adventure Film text effects are made to be part of movie or book titles, as they make you excited the moment you see them! Don't miss out on such professional tools.

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Magic Movie Text Effects

The Magic Movie text effects will become a real-life Felix Felicis of your toolbox. All the projects you will add it to are set up for success! Plus, they are easy to work with.

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Movie Classics Text Styles

Plunge yourself into romantic nostalgia with 2 special text effects! They are reminiscent of old classic movies and give your logos, banners and ads an undeniable charm.

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Old Comics Text Effects Set

Any fans of Stan Lee's comics here? We created this set of text effects just for you! Recreate the atmosphere of your favorite comic book in your art with these tools.

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Vintage Comics Effects

Become a superhero of the design world with these 2 text effects imitating comics fonts! Bold letters, edgy style — everything that we love so much is here. Get a vintage look!

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Vivid 80s Retro Text Effects

The best of the 80's design heritage was mixed to become these text effects! Neon lights, video games, disco — they will make your design projects memorable. All the effects include Smart Object layers.

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Minimal Vintage Illustrator Styles

Here comes the set of free styles for those missing old-school trends. Headlines, greeting cards, and ads will transform into real pieces of art via these tools! They are compatible with Adobe Illustrator and will get your designs a vintage look.

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Authentic Vintage Text Effects

The only thing that these 2 vibrant & juicy text effects lack is your involvement! But it is easy to fix — just double click the Smart Layer of the tool in Photoshop, type in your own text, choose the size and that's it.

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Retrica Vintage Text Effects

The 3 text effects with Smart Layers of this set will help you film a movie, create an eye-catching title and a mysterious postcard. Try adding these effects to give your project a vintage look!

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Crashed Glitched Effect

There is no such thing as too many glitch text effects. They are so different and suit a lot of concepts that having this set of 10 tools will make you resort to using them over and over again.

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Neon Underground PS Effect

Recreating the atmosphere of nights spent in jazz clubs, this neon Photoshop effect with Smart Layers will help you create bright bar signage in a few clicks! You can customize colors according to your liking.

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Rolled Ink Vector Text Effects

Retro Ink text effects will come in handy for all graphic designers who lose their minds over vintage art. It works well with vector shapes. Get such an authentic look in a couple of clicks with this item!

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American Vintage Text Effects

Inspired by Hollywood typography, American Vintage PSD text effects are perfect to be a part of calm retro designs. Add some 70's aesthetic to your social media posts or print projects!

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Hotline Michigan Text Effects

These 2 text effects are a must for those longing to get the 80's aesthetic back. Bold, glossy letters and techno style are a perfect combo for cards, logos, invitations and many other works.

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Hometown Vintage Effects Pack

The holidays are coming, meaning you will need many tools to create all the bright designs! This pack includes 3 vibrant text and 3 photo effects so you will easily give your design a vintage look

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Transmission Warp Text Effects

24 effects in a single AI file are here to refresh your toolbox and make your texts memorable! Don't be shy and distort the letters the way you want them, create the most psychedelic forms — this set will help you.

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Ink Stamp Layer Styles

No more boring designs, the pack of 12 Ink Layer styles for Photoshop comes your way! Open up a whole new dimension by adding worn-out letters. The result will be mind-blowing!

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Photoshop Gold Text Styles

Bring all your craziest design ideas to life with these 3 precisely crafted Photoshop text styles! They will give your art an expensive, shiny look. The items come in PSD format.

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Retro Style Text Effects

If you feel a boost of inspiration listening to the 70's music, these free retro text effects are made for you. They are good for merch, print design projects and clothing, so be sure to not miss it.

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Retro Style Text Effects Vol.2

Your old-school projects will shine even more with these free vintage text effects! Adding them to your art will make your clients focus on the text and actually remember it.

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Retro Wood Text Styles

See the magic happening once you add these free Wood Retro effects to your artworks! They are versatile and stunning, plus they are easy to work with due to the Smart Objects included.

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Vintage Photoshop Layer Styles

Introducing 3 beautiful vintage layer styles suiting any retro project you are currently working on. These items are fully compatible with Adobe Photoshop, so you won't face any problems working with them.

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Inksplash Text Effects

Do you want to spice up your favorite font a little? In such case you need to download Inksplash free text effects. They will transform the type you choose into a realistic old newspaper style in a few moments!

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Old Movie Titles Collection

Inspired by classic movies of the past, these 6 PSD text effects will make your artwork stand out. Apparel prints, book and magazine covers and digital designs crafted with these tools will become the focus of the audience.

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Neon Signboard Photoshop Effect

We created this Neon Sign Photoshop effect inspired by vivid signages and now you can easily recreate them! Each letter of your logos, posters or any other texts will shine brighter and look realistic with this tool.

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written by

Alina Yakovleva

A graphic design blogger passionate about good product design and typography. Alina keeps up with design trends and seeks the choicest toolbox ideas for creative specialists.

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