Best After Effects Templates

Adobe’s motion graphics and video editing software After Effects is a powerful tool. Whether you’re creating a trailer for your YouTube channel, launching a new product on social media, or crafting a brand video, After Effects can help you create engaging and memorable content.

Of course,
navigating this software can be time-consuming and complex, so many video editors use After Effects templates to speed up production times and streamline editing. At Envato Elements, we’re dedicated to making the creative process simple, which is why we’ve collated a list of the best After Effects templates to kickstart your next project. And the best part? You can try them all with a single monthly or annual subscription.

Top 10 After Effects Templates

Includes: 130 designs
Compatible with:
After Effects, Premiere Pro
Best for:
Social media stories, social media ads, product promo

Summary: Don’t settle for boring on social media! Make a splash with this bold and colorful template. With a whopping 130 designs in the one download, Buro is perfect for creating quick, effective, and unique stories for Instagram, YouTube, and Facebook.
Includes: 800 transitions
Compatible with: After Effects, Premiere Pro
Best for: YouTube videos, brand videos, websites, landing pages

Summary: Cut between scenes in style with this all-inclusive pack. With 800 options, including overlay, zoom, particle, glitch, and split transitions, there is something for every genre and style of video in this download. All you need to do is drag, drop, and hit render!
Includes: 15 designs
Compatible with: After Effects
Best for: Social media stories, social media ads, industry snapshots, product promo

Summary: Engage your audience with this bright and colorful collection of Stories. Perfect for Instagram, TikTok, and YouTube, each story features animated elements including text, graphs, calendars, and video. Simply update with your brand colors, add your own footage and share!
Includes: 3 designs
Compatible with: After Effects
Best for: YouTube videos, social media, inspirational videos

Summary: Start your next video with a bang, using this modern opener template. With simple, well-organized layers, customizing placeholder elements is a breeze—choose from images or video footage to make your video shine, plus, there’s a Story-sized design for sharing on social!
Includes: 30 seconds
Compatible with: After Effects
Best for: Social media ads, video covers, product promo, titles

Summary: In an era of information overload, it’s never been more important to get your point across fast. Templates like Kinetic Typography by twoheaded allow you to use fast typography to deliver information quickly—without building complex motion graphics from scratch.
Includes: 5 designs
Compatible with: After Effects, Premiere Pro
Best for: Social media stories, social media ads, product promo

Summary: Monochrome magnificence takes on new meaning with this dynamic Story pack! With five unique designs featuring animated shapes, moving backgrounds and customizable text, this template works equally well as a standalone story or as part of a series.
Includes: 12 presets
Compatible with: After Effects
Best for: Digital portfolios, websites, YouTube videos, landing pages 

Summary: Take your photography to the next level with this eye-catching template. Explore 12 animation presets for faces, backgrounds, and objects to help your work stand out from the crowd—whether you’re a landscape photographer, portrait artist or product specialist.
Includes: 4 message styles
Compatible with: After Effects, Premiere Pro
Best for: Video explainers, YouTube videos, social media, vlogs 

Summary: Create an engaging video in minutes with this customizable text message template. Featuring four styles and several message types, including text, location, voice, file, and typing, this template is quick and easy to use—plus, there’s a video tutorial provided if you get stuck.
Includes: 70 text animations
Compatible with: After Effects
Best for: Social media ads, YouTube trailers, product promos, titles

Summary: Create a title sequence that stays with your audience long after viewing. This template features a selection of glitch effects and sounds to add a retro, futuristic, or eerie feeling to your video. It’s perfect for social media ads, trailers, product promos, and short films.
Includes: 28 infographics
Compatible with: After Effects
Best for: Presentations, websites, social media, advertising

Summary: Make complex topics simple with this infographics template—perfect for professional presentations, internal reports or quirky advertisements. With 28 editable infographics, including pie charts, bar graphs, and timelines, this template is sure to boost audience engagement.

More After Effects Templates

From intros to lower thirds, logos, and titles, find an After Effects template to suit your next project.
Engaging your audience has never been easier. Intro templates can be used to set the scene, establish a mood, and capture your viewer’s attention.
Say it in style! From text that swipes across the screen to kinetic typography, stomp text, and glitch effects, we’ve got thousands of templates to explore.
Add context and introduce essential information throughout your video, without taking away from the story. Explore lower thirds templates to suit every genre and style.
Whether you’re creating a work presentation or collating special memories, slideshows are a great way to tell stories—and slideshow templates make the process easy.
Create a professional logo reveal or animated entrance, without learning the ins and outs of After Effects. Logo templates can add value and build brand recognition.
Make your video stand out with an impressive title sequence. No matter the genre or video type, we’ve got title templates for every project.

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Envato Elements’ After Effects templates save me a lot of work and make my jobs look great.
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After Effects templates on Envato Elements make my job easier. They help me complete projects and assignments faster and give them a polished look.
– Videographer

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