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Top 10 After Effects Templates 2020

Whether you want to boost your personal brand or up the quality of the video content produced by a business, event, or organization, we’re here to help.

Portrait for Hermione Wright By Hermione Wright
Posted 20 Mar 2020
After Effects templates

If you want your video to be a cut above the rest, After Effects is an invaluable tool. Whether you're looking to create a news video, Instagram Story, photo slideshow, infographic video, or logo reveal, read on for our pick of the best After Effects templates to take your video content up a gear.

What is Adobe After Effects?

Adobe After Effects is a software that will enable you to create motion graphics and special effects to complement video content. It’s regularly used within the creation of video games, film making, and TV production.

What are After Effects Templates?

To make your online content sing, you can download pre-made After Effects intro templates from Envato Elements before customizing them to make them your own. Most templates can easily be adapted so you can get creative when it comes to settling on color schemes, fonts, and copy, etc. 

These templates are super versatile, and they can be used as video intros, outros, or to break up or signify a change in the narrative. They help to ensure videos look and feel professional while also providing the viewer with any key information (i.e. where to buy items from or how to sign up to an event).

Read on for our pick of the top 10 After Effects templates sure to boost your online video production. These templates are available with a subscription to Envato Elements.

10. Stomp Opener by _markon_

This high energy After Effects template combines clean lines with blurred, abstract imagery. The result? A versatile, professional video intro that will work well for a wide variety of video projects.

9. Product Promo by Renname

If you’re looking to sell your wares, then this is an ideal template for you! Layer product photography with fresh, vibrant imagery to create an eye-catching video that will get you noticed.

8. Neon Light Party by VProxy

Get the party started with this template, which combines neon light effects with color overlays to add depth to the footage. Fun transitions help to combine different video segments without breaking the flow. If you want disco vibes, Neon Light Party is ready and waiting.

7. Sport Opener by CG-COVER

Sport Opener is perfect if you’re looking to drum up excitement around a specific sport or upcoming event. The template has a vintage feel, adding a touch of class to any sport you’re looking to promote.

6. Big Pack of Flat Concept by IconsX

If you’re searching for more of an illustrative design, this may be the pack of AE Effects templates for you. It comes with 20 ready-made scenes, more than 300 unique items, plus you can change any color to ensure the template suits your desired look and feel. You can also arrange all the objects exactly as you want so you have plenty of creative freedom.

5. Dynamic Fashion by Initial_Design

With pops of vibrant color, bold graphics, and dramatic transitions, this template would be at home on the runway! The designer, Initial_Design, gets the perfect balance by utilizing modern special effects without distracting from the video footage where fashion will be featured.

4. Corporate Video by Initial_Design

For a sleek, corporate video, the aptly-named Corporate Video template has it all. Simple graphic animations layer key information over video footage, meaning this After Effects template doesn’t just look good—it’s useful too! Geometric animations add personality without sacrificing the professional feel.

3. Animated Titles Pack by Mable Flat

Available with 18 animated titles and lower thirds, you’ll be spoilt for choice with this pack. Fully customizable, they work with any font and you can easily adapt the color, size, position, and duration of the video elements. A great no-fuss approach.

2. Event Promo Business Presentation by iphonevolt1

If your video is there to encourage people to attend an event, look no further! This stylish After Effects video template layers graphic elements like stats, contact details, and transitions to bring the event to life. It’s a great way to seamlessly combine footage of previous events with key details to encourage people to want to attend.

1. Instagram Stories V.5 by Media_Stock

Your Instagram Stories will get a serious revamp with this winning template. With this pack, you’ll be able to create genuinely distinctive content that will offer so much more than most Stories out there! With clean lines, asymmetric design, and contemporary transitions, this template is one not to miss.

As you can see, there’s a wide range of Adobe After Effects templates out there. Although we’ve picked 10 of our favorites, there are thousands more available within Envato Elements so make sure to check out the full collection if you’re in the market for something different.

For further information, make sure to subscribe to the Envato YouTube channel. You can also watch this related video: 10 Best After Effects Templates 2019.