Top Ten After Effects Templates
Adobe’s digital visual effects tool, After Effects, is used the world over by motion graphic designers, animators and videographers. Allowing you to create short films, website introductions and advertisements, it’s become a powerful tool for those looking to promote their websites and online organisations.
To help you create even more impressive projects, you can purchase pre-made templates and bundles of effects. For today’s post we’ve rounded up our top ten After Effects templates to show you just how powerful these tools can be.
30 Simple Titles$14
The set of 30 title styles could easily become one of your most used templates and the unsung hero of your video effects library. Featuring simple yet eye-catching title templates, this is a piece of kit you could use in every new project you create.
“PhotoMotion will turn your precious images into photorealistic 3d animations within minutes. All inside After Effects, so simple that everyone can do it.”
A bundle of 21 lower thirds and title cards, this pack has recently been updated for Universal Expressions and is compatible with After Effects CS5, 5.5, 6 and CC. The colour control allows you to easily customise the colour palette and no additional plugins are required to use these simple, stylish titles in your projects.
Text Message Kit$22
“Text Message Kit features everything you need to quickly insert text messages into your footage or images. A simple drag-and-drop set up that’s incredibly easy to edit and customise.”
An extensive set of elements that can be combined to create stylish animated introductions or video guides, this pack comes with 435 animated icons, 23 places, 12 speech bubbles and 47 transitions – along with many other features.
140 Flash FX Elements$33
This versatile pack of 140 FX elements can be used in a wide variety of projects: to create 3D animations or exciting videos, to create snappy titles or eye-catching logos, you can even use it to enhance your pictures and bring a new element to video games you design. Whichever project needs an injection of excitement, this pack has you covered.
Ultimate Earth Zoom Toolkit$43
“With The Ultimate Earth Zoom Toolkit you can zoom in on anywhere on Earth and work on topnotch graphics and visual elements. It’s the ultimate all-in-one solution for all your broadcasting, game development, documentary, corporate identity or whatever-you-can-think-of needs.”
Double Exposure Kit$22
With this Double Exposure Kit you can create beautiful double exposure images to use in your online projects. You can also add a 3D element to your images with dust, sparks, flames or bokeh effects, making 2D layouts a thing of the past.
Big Typo Parallax Presentation$22
Parallax layouts continue to be well-utilised in web design and typography is a big trend for 2016, so why not combine these two elements with this After Light template? This user-friendly tool can help you create a modern website introduction.
Mosaic Photo Reveal$33
A fun way to display your photos, this tool can compile up to 100 images in an HD mosaic that would work in a variety of projects – from a trailer to an interactive website introduction. Featuring a simple drag and drop interface and requiring no additional plugins, this template comes with a checkbox effect panel that allows you to fully customise the end result.