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5 Top Happy Birthday Video Templates for After Effects — 1 Free

Birthdays are special occasions! If you're making a video for someone's exciting day, whether that's a family member or on behalf of a client or business, then why not try some professionally made 'happy birthday' video templates for After Effects; check out our favourites, available from Envato Elements and Envato Market.

5 Top Happy Birthday Video Templates for After Effects

Samantha Birthday Slideshow

Featured After Effects Template From Envato Elements

A stylish happy birthday template for After Effects, with a focus on photographs and animation.

Key Features

Filled with balloons and confetti, this After Effects template is perfect for birthday videos for children, adults or even businesses. The colours are a stylish pale pink and silver and the placeholders work with both photographs and video. Type in any text you like, alter colours to suit, and drop in your content. 

  • Applications: After Effects
  • Requirements: No plugins needed
  • Author: TranSMaxX

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Samantha Birthday Slideshow is available with a subscription to Envato Elements.

More Happy Birthday Templates for After Effects

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 birthday templates for After Effects available from Elements

Photo Wall Gallery

A pleasant and light photo album style template for After Effects, perfect for a happy birthday video. You'll need AECC12+ for this but no plugins are required and there's a help file included.

Happy Birthday

A brightly coloured opener for After Effects featuring balloons and a cake, both of which can be personalised. There's a placeholder for a photograph of the birthday star, too!

More Top Envato Elements Resources for Birthday Video

If you'd like to see some other items that might work well with your video and are also available as part of a subscription to Envato Elements, then here's a little inspiration with birthdays in mind.

Stock Photo: Rainbow and clouds birthday decoration

This image will make you smile, no matter your age. Why not include it in your video, use it as a title or opening screen, or even just download it to look at those little cloud faces...

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Rainbow and clouds birthday decoration / Envato Elements

Music: Happy Birthday To You

A great birthday video needs a good, upbeat soundtrack, right? Try this fresh take on the traditional 'happy birthday' song.

Motion Graphics: Happy Birthday

A fun, 3D motion graphic video with alpha channel, featuring springy paper letters spelling out 'happy birthday'.


More Happy Birthday Templates for After Effects 

Free! From MixKit: Happy Birthday Logo Reveal

That's right, we said free! This simple balloon animation bursting to reveal text is absolutely free from MixKit so there's nothing to lose by adding it to your After Effects resources

Buy As You Go, From Envato Market: Happy Birthday Wishes - $32

If you prefer to buy as you go Envato Market has you covered with a range of After Effects templates at prices to suit all filmmaking budgets. Here's one of our favourite After Effects 'Happy Birthday' templates, featuring black white and gold balloons with falling gold confetti. Just add your own photos or videos, plus text. No plugins are needed and there's a link to the music used in the preview, included.

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How We Picked

We looked at projects and considered all kinds of variables, including organization, complexity, experience required and overall difficulty, minimum hardware specifications, included versions and options, formats, resolution, file size, dependencies and required plug-ins (if any), language options, software versions supported, style, design, and cost. You can read more about how we select items at How We Pick Items to Feature on Envato Tuts+.

About the Authors

Marie Gardiner wrote this. Jackson Couse edited and published it.

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