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20 Top Logo Animation Templates for After Effects in 2022

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Animated logos add a visual identity to your video. In this showcase, we’ve collected a selection of our favourite After Effects templates for logo animations, available for download from Envato Elements and Envato Market.

Top Logo Animation Templates for After Effects

Project Mapping Logo Reveal Pack 

Featured Logo Animation Template From Envato Elements

This pack of three logo animation is energetic and memorable. It uses projection mapping to elevate your logo and create a dynamic light show on and around it.

Key Details

This project was created by Envato Elements author microzooms.

  • Program: After Effects CS4 and up
  • Length: 0:06
  • Resolution: 1920 x 1080
  • File Size: 18.8MB
  • Requirements: plugins not required, audio track not included (see suggestions below)

How to Use This Template

If you're new to After Effects, a logo animation project is a great way to learn your way around — and make something fun and useful as you do. To help you get started, here's our free course on how to create a customized logo animation using this template.

Audio Library Included

Need audio backing for your logo animation or sting? The Elements library also includes thousands of royalty-free audio tracks and sound effects: download as many as you want as part of your subscription.

More Top Logo Animation Templates From Envato Elements

Envato Elements has thousands of After Effects for you to try. Here are a few more top selections:

Logo Blast

This motion logo for After Effects has a futuristic, cryptic animation. It can be applied to all types of designs, and it works without any plugins needed. At 4K resolution, it's perfect for a tech-themed logo reveal.

Stylish Logo Pack | After Effects

The Stylish Logo Pack contains six distinct logo animations. Use them for your brand's logo or to promote your social media channels.

Abstract - 3D Logo Reveal After Effects

A realistic stone planet After Effects animation template, reveals your logo by rotating it with smoke effects in an impressive cinematic style. The eerie music used, is included in the download.

Shape - Simple Logo Animation After Effects Template

A fun cartoon bubbly yet simple logo reveal, this After Effects template is suitable for any lively video animation project. You can easily change elements and customise them to suit your project.

Digital – After Effect Animation Logo Video

Digital has shades of The Matrix, with its digital code effect. You'll need Trapcode Form 2.0 (or above) plugin to be able to use this, but a video tutorial is included in case you get stuck.

Glitch - Simple Logo Animation After Effects Template

This animation logo for After Effects makes use of the popular glitch effect. Just import your logo and text, change out the colours of the effect and you're good to go! 

Chef Knife Logo

Cook up interest in your restaurant with the Chef Knife Logo. This modern logo video animation reveals your design with a chop from the cleaver. It's a unique way to present your logo.

Logo & Title – After Effect Animation Logo

Logo & Title is a logo animation with a smooth, clean, and fun style. Try stacking different options for new effects, to create both logo reveals and animated titles.

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Top After Effects Logo Animation Templates on Envato Market

We also have you covered if you prefer to buy your logo animation After Effects templates one at a time; try these highlights from the After Effects logo animation download category on Envato Market.

Adobe After Effects Logo Animation

Logo Animation is a fresh and dynamic project. It has the versatility of being excellent as an opener, intro of, or even outro for your presentations, slideshows, or other videos. The template is simple to edit and the sound effects are included in the download.

Flat Colourful Logo Animation

This colourful logo animation won’t leave you feeling flat… With no plugins needed, it’s simple to use and boasts a fast render time. There’s full-colour control and 12 social media icons are included so you can let your audience know where else to find you.

Logo Animation Pack

With eight versions built-in, this After Effects logo animation pack will give you plenty of inspiration for your project. Sounds are included and there’s a nifty video tutorial in case you need any help with using it.

Flat Logo Animations

This download is packed to the brim with colour and fun. This Flat After Effects Animation Logo will brighten up any project and you won’t need any plugins to use it.

Logo Animation Template for Adobe After Effects

Available in 4K or full HD, Logo Animation includes 15 placeholders, shape controller, and includes different variations of animation.

Particle Reveal

Everyone loves a particle reveal and this one couldn’t be easier to use – just drop in your logo and hit render! You'll require a Trapcode plugin to use this but there’s a video tutorial included if you need it.

Light Bulb Explosion Logo Reveal

This is a fun and impressive animated logo reveal. A slow-motion, 3D lightbulb shattering to reveal your logo. You can change the colours and you’ll be pleased to know that the sounds are all included.

3D Logo Intro Pack

With four animations to choose from, the 3D Logo Intro Pack is a stylish addition to any video. Simply insert any logo or text to have it converted to an impressive 3D model with movement.

Neon Light

I was born in the 80s, which might explain my fondness for neon, and this simple-looking but effective logo animation does not disappoint. The blinking animations are automatically generated and you can use any logo or image with alpha channel.

LED After Effects Animation Logo

There are four versions of LED Logo included with this download and any of them would be perfect for a TV show or something surrounding fashion or entertainment. It’s got glitz and glam bursting from every seam and will certainly add allure to your project.

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Free Logo Animations for After Effects from Mixkit

We just looked at 18 premium options for your motion logo video. But if you're on a budget, check out these free choices from Mixkit.

Splash Logo Reveal

I'll hold off on the water puns here. Instead, I'll say that this cool animation features colorful ink that reveals your logo. It's sure to make a splash in your video (couldn't resist).

Logo Glitch Reveal

Glitch effects are still in style for 2021, and this logo animation capitalizes on the trend. It features a static fracture effect and some distortion to eventually reveal your logo.

4 Tips for Logo Animation Design

Keep these tips in mind while you work on customizing your logo animation.

1. Keep Your Logo Reveal On Brand

This may seem obvious, but it's a helpful tip to remember. Your brand personality should be reflected in your logo animation. If your brand is known for being serious or quirky, choose animations that match that feeling. This simple Logo Animation is a great example of a template that allows you to add your brand presence easily.

2. Think About Context

Similar to the first tip, it's important to think about where your logo animation will be seen. Is it before a new product or service reveal? Will it be used to open or close your video? Different occasions call for different styles of logo animations. 

3. Make it Dynamic

Dynamic logo animation reveals are instant attention-grabbers. Energetic reveals catch the eyes of your audience and help keep your brand memorable. There are hundreds of great premium animations that offer different styles of dynamic movement, so they're easy to find. Dynamic Particles Logo Reveal is an excellent example of kinetic logo animations.

4. Mind the Length

While your logo animation needs to be appealing, it shouldn't take over your content. That's why it's important to keep an eye on the length of your reveal. This should scale depending on the length of your videos. Shoot for five seconds or less for videos under a minute, and up to ten seconds for videos that are a few minutes long.

More Great After Effects Resources from Envato

Keep Learning With Envato Tuts+

Learn how to animate in After Effects in our comprehensive video class with instructor Dave Bode. It's now completely free to watch!

And here are a few more After Effects guides to help with your next project:

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