PathSlicer - Advanced Shape Layer Tool

About broadcastGEMs and Roland Kahlenberg

broadcastGEMs is the brandname for Roland Kahlenberg's products.


Roland has been an Adobe Certified Expert in Adobe After Effects since 2002. Roland is also a certified expert in mocha (BorisFX/Imagineer Systems). Roland has demoed apps for Media100, Adobe and Imagineer Systems at Trade Shows and private, in-house presentations.


Roland was probably the first person in the world to develop Adobe After Effects & Adobe Premiere Pro templates; starting production in 2002. Roland is one of the original Forum Leaders at's Adobe After Effects online forum.


Roland has lectured on video production and post-production to diploma, undergraduate and post-graduate students. Today, when not moving pixels and Timeline engineering, Roland conducts courses in Adobe After Effects, mocha and occasionally, Adobe's other DVA products for professionals.

Product Design & Coding

Roland Kahlenberg

PathSlicer - it's about making difficult things easy to open up design & creative opportunities


PathSlicer features -


  • Automatically Slice a Path Shape for Easy Manipulation
  • Control the Slices Individually or as a Group
  • Easily Control up to 12 Shape Layer Groups via the Effects Control Panel
  • Use the Timeline to Access Each Slice's Detailed Properties
  • Easily Design & Customize Animated Fonts
  • Easily and Quickly Create Cool Transitions & Unique Lower Thirds
  • Easily and Quickly Create Line Bursts and Wavy Lines
  • One Consistent & Elegant UI to Create Your Imagination!
  • It's FAST!!!
  • Available for Adobe After Effects CS6 and CC (all versions)




PathSlicer Videos






Create Complex & Cool Transitions with a Single PathSlicer Layer

Most of the Transitions were created with a single PathSlicer Layer.
All Text Shown in the Transitions can be Replaced with Your Own Text.





Easily Customize the Design and Animation of these Animated Fonts

Create Highly Customizable and Cool Animated Text in Record Time





Enhance your Animations with High-Quality & Easily Customizable Bursts, Line Bursts, Lower 3rds & Strange Animated Elements.

Easily Customize Designs and Animation (using minimal keyframes!) to Suit Your Client's Exacting Requirements




PathSlicer - it's about making difficult things easy to open up design & creative opportunities







Tutorials & Articles

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PATHSLICER — an Advanced Shape Layer Tool for Adobe After Effects

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