Who doesn’t like free After Effects templates? With an increasing demand for video content, there is a need for motion graphics and visual effects at a lower cost. Time is also a big factor. Sometimes you don’t have the luxury of time to create personalized After Effects animations with the time allocated for each project you’re working on. So, to facilitate the motion graphic designer’s task, I have regrouped a lots of free After Effects templates on this page. I will start with the basics:

There are free After Effects templates ?

For the newbies, After Effects templates are basically the open source of visual effects where you can open the After Effect project and see how the visual effects or animation was built. In addition, the free templates are usually royalty / copyright free so you can use them anywhere you want ( just make sure you read the legal fine-print before you use the templates on big projects).

What are free After Effects template used for?

Free After Effects templates are awesome for people who desire to learn more about the software for example. Some people prefer this way of learning rather than watching a long boring tutorial.

After effects Templates also allow people to see how professional motion graphic designers and video editors make their animations and apply the methods to your own after effects project. Personally I think even if you are an experienced animator, there are always new motion graphic techniques to learn or improve your way of animating and increase your workflow.

To facilitate your search, this page regroups a large amount of free After Effects templates from different websites and individual motion designers. The page will be updated regularly so make sure you bookmark it.

If you’d like to add and remove the free After Effects templates from this page message me here.

The free After Effects templates below are organized by category.

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Here are 10 after effects text animation presets to give your videos that extra oomph that you are looking for. from motionarray

Download the 10 Free After Effects Type Animation Presets here.

Another 10 after effects text animation presets from motionarray.

Download the after effects text animation presets here.

20 free unique and dynamic transitions at 4k, Thanks to Motion Array! Download 20 unique transition free AE template here. 20 free dynamic transitions ae template

16 Free Transitions for After Effects, thanks to Premium beat

Download the 16 Free Transitions for After Effects here.

Another sets of colorful after effect transition available for free from motion designer Basti on dribble

Download the colorful free after effects template here.

 after effect free transition

A fully featured distortion effects kit that’s simple to use and packed with customizable settings. Turn up the noise on your next video project!. Thanks to rocketstock.com

Download theFree After Effects Template Digital Distortion here.

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