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50 Best Adobe After Effects Templates of 2017 – July Update

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Summer Party After Effects Opener Template by sonorafilms

With summer taking center stage, we thought summer-themed templates are just what you need to get you ready for your upcoming vacations! (unless you’re more into winter sports, in which case you’ll have to wait a bit longer for our November list 😉 ).

Given Adobe After Effects’ impressive tools and functionality, it remains the go-to choice for many industry professionals. To that extent, we’ve put together a list of some of the best items you can find, to help speed up your production workflow, increase quality and delight your audience, with some help from the unparalleled quality content you can find on our sites.

As the world’s leading marketplace for After Effects templates, VideoHive enables you to find some of the best quality assets around. Below are some of the most sought after assets you can purchase, that will make you wonder what hollywoodian studio was required to produce them!

Our Favorite Sumer-Themed Templates

1. Summer After Effects Template for Holidays Special Events by Yourfriend

Love the colourful transitions that add a playful signature to your video content.

2. Summer After Effects Template for Special Events by PROSPEKT_PL

Love it because of the retro vibe and punchy colours!

3. Summer After Effects Template for Holidays by srifx

Illustrations and transitions with crisp labels and titles make this one a good pick

4. Summer Vacation After Effects Template for Holidays by dearts

Great slideshow template, with a touch of glitchy typography and smooth transitions

5. Summer Opener After Effects Template for Special Events by Marcinias

Loving the masonry/split layout allowing for multiple videoclips to be displayed at once, storyboard-style. Clear titles and bold labels paired with a good mix of transitions really add to the dynamic experience of watching this.

Moving on, let’s have a quick look at what the community chose as most popular this month!

Top 1-10 Bestselling Video Templates of the last month

1. Event Promo by foxd1e

Main Features:

  • Full HD 1080p and HD 720p
  • AE CS5.5 and above
  • Duration 0:34
  • Easy to use
  • No plugins required
  • Color control
  • PDF tutorial included

2. Rhythmic Typography by blinque

Main Features:

  • After Effects 5.5 and above
  • No plugins required
  • Extremely fast rendering
  • User-friendly project structure
  • Full HD resolution (1920×1080)
  • 94 textholders
  • 2 mediaholders
  • Duration – 00:37
  • User Guide included
  • Font Link included

3. Dynamic Opener by hgungor

Main Features:

  • You can change colors, duration, camera, animation
  • All made in After Effects hence editable with After Effects /cs5.5,CS6,CC,CC2014
  • Works with any frame rate
  • Very easy customize and editable colors
  • Full HD: 1920×1080p
  • No plugin

4. Stomp Mania by -sparta-

Main Features:

  • CC 2015 and above
  • 4K (3840×2160) and Full HD (1920×1080)
  • 4K square (2160×2160) and Full HD square (1080×1080)
  • No plug-ins required
  • Easy to edit
  • Fast render
  • Fully customizable
  • Video tutorial included
  • Well Organized
  • Music is not included

5. Ink Slideshow by ninthmotion

Main Features:

  • Full HD (1920×1080)resolution
  • Separate color controller panels
  • Easy to customize
  • Video tutorial included.
  • No plugins required

6. Clean Logo by Ulyana_7000

Main Features:

  • Sound Included
  • Full HD (1920×1080)
  • Fully Customized
  • Very easy to use
  • Fast rendering
  • Colors & Text can be changed easily
  • Tutorial included
  • Fast rendering
  • No plugins required
  • After Effects CS6 or higher
  • Free font link is inside the project

7. Rhythm Typo Intro by Fliorlock

Main Features:

  • 56 Textholders
  • 26 Placeholders for media
  • No Plug-ins
  • CS5 and above
  • Full HD(1080p) & 4K(2160p)
  • Very ease edit (drop and drag)
  • Free Font (Link included)
  • Universal Expressions
  • Duration – 0:31
  • 10 color presets included
  • Video instruction included

8. Unique Titles by AlmazAidarbekov

Main Features:

  • Universaled Expressions
  • Easy Customization
  • Fast render time
  • High quality
  • After Effects CS4 or higher
  • Easy duration control
  • No plugins required
  • Detailed video tutorial
  • Easy color control
  • Very well organized
  • Professional, Unique Design

9. Modern Urban Slideshow by Nick_Chvalun


Main Features:

  • Fast Render
  • Modular Structure
  • Works with image or video
  • No plugins required
  • Works with After Effects CS5.5, CS6, CC, CC 2015 and CC 2017
  • Resolution – 4K, 2K, 1080
  • Universal Expressions – works in every language version of After Effects
  • Links for free font is included and music you can buy here
  • Easy color change
  • Video tutorial included
  • 20 Media Placeholders
  • 29 Text Placeholders

10. Selected Titles 2 | 50 Minimal Titles by aliyarmikayilov

Main Features: Comes with 50 unique title animations. Project is 100% After Effects (Text and Shapes), sporting full HD resolutions (upgrade to any size). It’s compatible with Adobe After Effetcs CS5.5 and above and a tutorial is included! You also have the ability to edit Text/Logo, color, size and duration.

Top Trending Items for July 2017

These incredible items reached trending status, and that’s for good reason. Many of them are aimed at delivering entire animation solutions, or can safely be defined as project-enhancing tools, which can be integrated in a number of different ways to really delight your audience.

Many of templates that achieve trending status happen to do so thanks to their ability to enable projects of complexity levels that would otherwise require months of work to set up in-house. Lucky for you – you can get all of this, packaged with very useful documentation, created by our super talented and dedicated community of creators.

11. Dynamic Stomp Opener by YouGn

Main Features:

  • 1920×1080; 25fps
  • Easy to Change
  • Anytime support
  • Videotutorial Inside

12. Inspired Media Opener by nitrozme

Main Features:

  • Video Tutorial
  • Modular Structure
  • Non Plugins Version
  • Control Panel
  • Easy Extend Duration
  • Easy Add Scenes
  • Fast Render
  • FULL HD resolution (1920×1080)
  • 24 Image Holders
  • CS5.5, CS6, CC, CC2014, CC2015, CC2017 compatibility
  • 15 Unique Scenes
  • Clean Titles
  • Awesome Atmosphere
  • All scenes have different animations
  • Smooth animation

13. Business Logo Reveal by Edward_Wood

Main Features:

  • No Plugins Required
  • CS6, CC, CC2014, CC 2015 compatibility
  • Easy to Customize
  • Fast Render
  • Universal expression (Use with any after effects language)
  • Help document included
  • 100% After Effects (Text and Shapes)
  • Duration 6 seconds

14. Dynamic Urban Slideshow by YouGn

Main Features:

  • 1920×1080, 4K, 2K; 30fps
  • Easy to Change
  • Anytime support
  • Videotutorial Inside

15. Fashion Promo by BLAQMATRIX

Main Features:

  • Full HD (1920×1080)
  • After Effects CS5 or higher
  • 24 Ready For Use Scenes
  • 24 placeholders for your media files
  • 25 placeholders for your texts
  • 1 Place for Logo
  • Local color control for each scene
  • It is easy to move and use any scene
  • Help PDF file
  • No Plugins required

16. Dynamic Opener by Starpik

17. Minimal Titles by motionsky

18. Corporate Slideshow by Initial_Design

19. Fast Stomp Dynamic Opener by Moraru

20. Summer Slideshow by Afterdarkness75

21. VHS EFFECT by MOGRADESIGN

22. Dynamic Typo Promo by and911

23. Photo Gallery – Our Happy Day by WINNVIDEO

24. Digital Futuristic Parallax Slideshow | Opener by TranSMaxX

25. Event Promo by x_studio

26. HUD Titles FX by Hramovsky

27. Youtuber Broadcast Pack by momoi-studio

28. Sports Opener by VideoEngineer

29. Business Explainer Toolkit by ContrastGroup

30. Broadcast Maps Package by 3uma

BONUS: Top Trending After Effects Title Templates in July 2017

1. Typography Promo

2. Minimal Titles

3. Neon Sign Kit

4. HUD Titles FX

5. Titles & Lower Thirds

6. 110 Text Animations

Top 41-50 Best After Effects Templates of 2017

41. Mosaic Photo Reveal

Create one of the most loved, but also pretty complex photo effects: A photo mosaic, using your very own images. You do need 100 photos to make the most of it, but the plugin also allows creation of an extended 3 minute version, all in eye-watering full HD resolution!

42. Photo Gallery on a Sunny Afternoon

Insert your favorite images in stock footage of picture frames hanging from a tree, softly swaying around as the leaves interact with the ambient flow of the wind. Bonus – you won’t look like a crazy person attempting to hang perfectly good picture frames in your backyard. The template can work with up to 42 images too, so there’s ample room for your beloved memories to hang around.

43. Photo Motion Pro – Professional 3D Photo Animator

One of the most amazing templates on VH, the Photo Motion Pro allows you to animate still photos into incredibly dynamic video content. It’s quite astonishing, and you won’t believe what this template is capable of, until you’ve checked out some of the videos produced with it.

44. Black Classic 3D Logo

An easy-to-customize logo effect that turns any logo into a three dimensional graphic for presentation purposes. Commonly used for corporate videos, this template could easily also come in handy for personal video projects, intro credits, and so much more.

45. Logo Intro Elegance Flare

This template allows you to create a dramatic intro sequence using only your logo. The fact that it’s so simple and to-the-point, paired with the reasonable price, makes this one a perfect addition to your AE toolbox.

46. 140 Flash FX Elements

This template has been chosen as a featured file on VideoHive, and there’s good reason for that. It comes packed with 140+ animated elements allowing you to create stunning transitions no matter the topic. You’re really only limited by your own imagination, as otherwise, this template is fitting for 3D, video effects, titles, pictures, logos, cartoons, games, and more. Think smoke explosions, electricity, flames, movement lines, and much, much more.

47. Pixity Land | Character Explainer Toolkit


The perfect template, if you’re looking to illustrate a story. It has a vast range of customizable characters, icons, speech bubbles, and more. With almost 5,000 sales and a nearly perfect rating, there’s no doubt that your chances of succeeding in presenting your product, explaining a concept, or simply telling a great story, are quite high with this one.

48. Ultimate Earth Zoom Toolkit

For those of you that are into traveling, but haven’t quite managed to set aside a budget for 2017, this template allows you to zoom in on any place in the world. The map generator wizard is browser-based, and the main template combines all map images and a high-tech library. If traveling isn’t your thing, you can still use this template to produce movie-grade location presentations including markers and annotations!

49. 500 Animated Icons

With Video becoming such a strong player, at the forefront of all possible media, it’s likely you’re bound to find yourself looking for animated icons for your next project. You get a whopping 500 fully customizable icons to use to your heart’s desire.

50. Logo 3D Levels

Last but not least, wrapping up our list of bestselling items from 2017, this template converts any logo into 3D, adding customizable effect height and adjustable colour lens.

**Note: This list has been created manually, and may differ from the order displayed in search results. Items that have been featured previously, or are included in other section & articles may be excluded. You can view more bestselling items here.

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