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18 Cool Transition Effects Packs for Premiere Pro & After Effects – 1 Free

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While standard transitions like fades and cuts are often preferable for their simplicity and ease-of-use, there are lots of ways you can get creative with video transitions. 

Let's dive into our look at video transitions templates and presets for After Effects & Premiere Pro. When you're looking for an animation that stands out, any of these projects are a great pick. Make sure to check out the item description for compatibility with each app, and any plugins you might need to grab to make it work.

Top Video Transitions for After Effects and Premiere Pro

Liquid Video Transitions (After Effects)

Featured After Effects Video Transition From Envato Elements

Splash from scene to scene using stylised liquid transitions.

Key Features

These liquid video transitions bring new meaning to the idea of fluid transitions between scenes in your After Effects project. 

  • Applications: After Effects
  • Requirements: None
  • Author: FlashFXbox

Download and Try

Get high-quality video transition effects with Envato Elements. Elevate your video projects, with unlimited downloads from a curated library with the best video transitions, stock video and more! 

Liquid Video Transitions is available with a subscription to Envato Elements:

More Video Transition Effects from Envato Elements

By subscribing to Envato Elements on a monthly or yearly basis, you get thousands of After Effects and Premiere Pro video transitions, and other types of creative stock for your videos. Let's take a look at some more video transitions for download:

Distortion Presets – Premiere Pro

Give your videos a modern and dynamic look with these cool video transitions. Speed up your work by just adding these video transitions to your timeline. No more steps needed. 


Social Media – After Effects

These are one of the best video transitions for social media content, they really resemble the most popular social networks that everyone uses. Just download these cool transitions and start working!


More Top Video Assets for Transitions From Envato Elements

Transparent Gradients for Transition Video Clips (MOV)

Add some color to your clips with these gradient video transitions. The files are transparent so you won't have any problem adding them over your videos. 

TikTok Intro – Premiere Pro

If you're looking for the best video transitions for social media, you can't forget about TikTok! Try this template to add style to your TikTok transitions.

Logo Reveal – After Effects

Adding  effects to your logo will help add value to your brand and it'll be easier for people to recognize it. Go ahead and try these cool video transitions for your logo. 

Wooshes – Sound Effects for Cool Video Transitions (MP3, WAV)

Transitions without audio just feel weird. Get the most out of your transitions and videos by adding a sound effect to them,This will make the transition more dynamic and noticeable to your viewers.

Short Rise & Hit – Sound Effects for Video Transitions (MP3, WAV)

Because one sound effect isn't enough, here's another audio file for you to add over your video transitions. Use these sound effects with transition videos that are fast and dynamic. 

Video Transitions From Envato Market

If you're only looking for a single video transition to download, you can try Envato Market, where you can purchase templates project-by-project without a subscription. 

Seamless Pack – After Effects & Premiere Pro Video Transitions – $59

The handy Seamless video transitions pack always is atop the best sellers list on Envato Market, and it's certainly no secret why. This After Effects project gives you over 1,000 different transitions you can drop into your own video project for creative transitions.

RoyalPixels – Premiere Pro Video Transitions – $59

These video transition effects pack is a potluck of creative animations running between inky paintings, glitchy graphics, and geometric shapes. It's another solid way to level up from your editor's built-in simple cool video transitions to dynamic effects.

Clean & Cool Video Transitions – After Effects – $18

The Clean & Cool video transitions pack is a great sweet spot between traditional, simple video transition effects and something more creative. As the preview shows, these are clean enough to be used in a corporate video, but offer a much more exciting way to cut between scenes than your editor's built-in transitions.

Lights Video Transition Effects – After Effects – $15

This pack includes 1600+ light video transitions. Light leaks can give a very subtle and natural look to your videos. Download these video transition effects and get a huge library of video transitions all the way up to 4K resolution. 

Glitch Video Transition Effects – Premiere Pro – $39

The glitch effect is one that you'll immediately recognize as feeling right at home in sci-fi and futuristic videos. Use these glitch transitions effects to recreate the same thing in your own video in no time flat.

Flash FX Liquid Video Transitions Effects – $18

These are one of the best video transitions for After Effects because they give you a liquid effect to cut between your scenes. Drawn from scratch, these stylish liquid transitions are certain to catch the viewer's eye.

Distortion Zoom Video Transition Effects – After Effects and Premiere – $33

These zoom video transitions really have a way of pulling you into the scene. Each transition feels like you're being teleported into the next segment of your big production.

Ink Video Transitions Effects – After Effects – $18

Don't worry, this next selection isn't a Rohrschach test in disguise. Use these inky transitions to cut from scene to scene in style.

100 Corporate Video Transitions – After Effects – $14

The 100 Corporate Transitions pack would fit perfectly in your next corporate promotional video. Again, this pack occupies the sweet spot between "better than built-in transitions" and "not too flashy" to make it versatile enough for many projects.

Colorful & Cool Video Transitions – After Effects – $29

One of my favorite ways to blend two scenes together seamlessly is to introduce a splash of color as you cut between them. The colorful and cool video transitions pack is a must-see below, as it offers a litany of ways to create this same effect with just a few clicks. Ranging from fluid effects to gradients, this pack has something for every video.

Video Transitions Chroma FX – After Effects – $24

This video transition pack can be used to get a bit offbeat with switching shots. A combination of glitch, grunge, and refraction style effects will help your video take on an edgy feel as you change shots.

Cool Video Transitions 365 – After Effects – $31

This pack is focused on geometric shapes and effects that segue between your clips. This general purpose transition pack would be perfect for any YouTuber that wants to upgrade their production value on a budget.

Light Leaks – After Effects & Premiere Pro Video Transitions – $19

Harkening back to the film photography days, light leaks have found their way back into the digital era thanks to creative projects like this one. This Light Leaks transition pack makes it easy to drop in your own footage or photos and transition with the effect front and center.

Tear Paper – After Effects & Premiere Pro Video Transitions – $30

This pack would feel right at home in an explainer video with animations explaining your business. Combine that with these paper tear transitions and you'll have the perfect skeuomorphic video to communicate your message.

Mega Pack – After Effects & Premiere Pro Video Transitions – $23

To cap off this roundup, this Mega Transition Pack has everything you need to jump from standard transitions to something more creative. Check out the preview below to see more.

Free Transition Template from Mixkit

Have you tried Mixkit? Free video transition effects, stock videos, templates and more. Here's a freebie to try:

Twist & Blur – Free Video Transition Effect for After Effects

This is a quick video transition that twists to the left and then adds a transition with blur. Download this free template and add it to your clips. 

Learning Resources from Envato

Improve Your After Effects and Premiere Pro Skills With Envato Tuts+ Tutorials:

Free Video Course on Adobe After Effects

We've built a complete guide to help you learn how to edit videos, whether you're just getting started with the basics or you want to master video editing and post-production.

Or you could also try our free course on how to use After Effects. Get up to speed with creating your own video transitions and so much more.

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About This Page

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

Andrew Childress wrote this. Gonzalo Angulo updated the selection and expanded the entry for our featured items, on May 16, 2022. Jackson Couse edited and published this.

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