Animation is a fun and engaging way to bring life to your video. You don't necessarily need specialist skills to create animation, there are plenty of professional, pre-made templates to help. In this article, we cover a mix of our favourite After Effects templates available from Envato Elements and Envato Market.
Top Animation Preset Packs for Adobe After Effects
Featured After Effects Animation Presets From Envato Elements
A pack of animations for After Effects that you can get started with in just a few clicks.
Mix and match presets in this huge library of animations for After Effects. Manage timings without keyframes, live-preview animations quickly, and add effects like fade, glitch, distortion and more.
- Applications: After Effects
- Requirements: No plugins needed
- Author: Nitrozme
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Action Library - Motion Presets Package is available with a subscription to Envato Elements.
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More Animation Presets From Envato Elements
Want to try a few different options? With Envato Elements you can download as many After Effects templates as you like as part of the subscription. Here are some more great templates available from Elements:
Animate a cute 2D character with this After Effects animation kit. As well as stepping, turning, speaking and more, the kit also includes a phone, tablet, megaphone, and blank slides for your text.
70 pre-made text animations that work with any font. You can choose from six different glitch types or edit them with your own animation to create something new — there's a video tutorial included to help.
Sound Effects: Animation Game Jump Echoes
There are lots of great Sound FX on Envato Elements, including plenty related to animation. So if you've created a fun character and would like to add a little life to them, why not give one a try.
Presentation Templates: Animation Powerpoint Presentation Templates
If you need to make a template, say for a funding pitch, why not try a bright and fun PowerPoint template featuring 800 slides, 1,000 icons and 10 scheme colours to choose from. They're fully animated and easy to edit — the free font is included too!
Motion Graphics: Animation Of Drawn Graphics
A selection of cute, hand-drawn, animated graphics. The download includes a mobile phone, shopping trolley, alarm clock, graphs, arrows and much more.
Animation Preset Kits From Envato Market
If you prefer to buy as you go Envato Market has you covered. Here are our top choices for animation preset templates for After Effects.
An explainer toolkit for After Effects to help you create simple animations without needing too much AE knowledge. Just mix and match the objects and characters with various backgrounds and render! If you prefer a little more control, you can animated the rigged character yourself.
This After Effects template kit is definitely at the more expensive end of the scale but it does contain a lot of options for animation. Each character can be customised and animated in numerous detailed ways with more than 100 elements attributed to each one. The download also includes tutorials to guide you through the creation process.
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