The glitch effect has a futuristic and sci-fi style to it. It's one of the best ways to grab a viewer's attention at the beginning of your video. In this article, we share some of our favorite glitch effect After Effects projects available on Envato Elements and Envato Market—starter projects for Adobe After Effects that you can use to create your own glitchy videos.
You can grab one of these great After Effects video glitch templates and add your own assets to it. Maybe you want to animate in the logo for your YouTube channel with a glitch effect.
Instead of learning how to create the video glitch effect from scratch, you can simply grab one of these stylish After Effects video distortion projects. Use it to quickly drop in your own logo and get a great AE video effect fast.
Top Glitch Effect After Effects Templates on Envato Elements (With Unlimited Use)
Discover tons of screen glitch After Effects template on Envato Elements, with a great offer: download as many as you want for one low price.
Each of these awesome digital distortion After Effects from Envato Elements has tons of professional and creative video effects design options. While stacked with pro design features, and great visuals to choose from, they're also quick and easy to work with.
There's a wide variety of assets that you can use for glitch effects. Check out the roundup below to see more examples:
Grab one of simple glitch effect After Effects template to quickly create a modern and professional look to your video animation project. They come with ready-to-use designs to showcase your brand in:
- video intro presentations,
- video demos, short films,
- video advertising or marketing.
Just add your company logo, text, video content and preferred colors to these already visually-impactful screen glitch After Effects templates. Swiftly complete your video animation project with a memorable After Effect template.
Launch your video and you are all ready to impress. It's that easy!
Screen Glitch After Effects Templates (New From Envato Elements - For 2018)
Here are a handful of the glitch effect After Effects template for 2018 (with creative and professional designs to represent your brand) that is trending on Envato Elements:
A retro, cinematic and easy to use glitch effect After Effects template. A video tutorial is included and no plugins are required to you this template making it quite simple. A must have multipurpose retro screen glitch After Effects template suitable for just about any video projects.
This is a short glitch preset After Effect logo animation. The main idea was to create minimalistic, high contrast, black and white video. Despite its limitations, this digital distortion After Effects template looks very stylish and energetic. It can be used as a short technological intro for IT corporations or other persons who are working in this area
This is a dynamic and grunge glitch intro template that is suitable as a media opener that needs to be sporty and modern. A clean and simple, easy to use After Effects video distortion template to spice up your video production.
This is a fast paced, technical distorted, glitchy project. Perfect as a trailer, opener, slideshow or portfolio presentation. Adjust the amount of Glitches with one control layer. Turn images and videos into an awesome impressive video project.
An easy to customize glitch After Effect template. Add your video or image, set the amount of glitch effects, customize your text, and you are good to go. No plugins required and sound effects are included.
Envato Elements (Design Without Limits)
Envato Elements has a single compelling (all inclusive) offer:
Sign up for Envato Elements and you get access to thousands of creative graphics and templates (with unlimited use), from glitch preset After Effect templates to royalty free audio tracks, graphic templates, and more—all for one low price.
That’s right! Download as many creative templates, graphics and royalty free audio as you want, then customize them to fit any of your project needs.
While Envato Elements is a powerful option, if you prefer to buy new glitch effect After Effect templates one at a time (instead of getting unlimited access to hundreds of creative designs), check out the selection from our Envato Market below.
Top Glitch Preset After Effect Templates on Envato Market (Buy It One At a Time)
We also have you covered if you need to buy a professional digital distortion After Effects template one at a time for 2018/2019, in our VideoHive Glitch presets for text and video category, which is part of our Envato Market.
Here are a few creative examples from our best selling glitch intro template from the last year (2018):
15 Best VideoHive AE Glitch Presets for Text and Video (From Envato Market – 2018)
Browse through these After Effects video distortion templates to find a professional AE project file with just the right style for your next video project.
Ideal for: a bright, colorful glitch effect for your text animation.
Ideal for: combining a photo slideshow with glitchy text styles.
Ideal for: a neon retro feel with glitchy effects for your background.
4. Glitch Logo
Ideal for: an inexpensive way to glitch your own logo in After Effects.
Ideal for: this animated intro brings your title onto the canvas with a high quality glitch effect.
Ideal for: combining image overlays with text in a glitch effect.
Ideal for: focusing on an image slideshow with complementary glitch overlays.
Ideal for: a simple yet eye-catching logo animation with the glitch effect.
Ideal for: combining a basic logo animation with background textures.
Ideal for: focusing on your logo with a trippy graphic surrounding it.
Ideal for: using the glitch effect to rapidly switch between scenes.
Ideal for: creating a glitch video synchronized with beat-heavy music.
Ideal for: grabbing an audience's attention quickly with a simple but attractive intro.
14. Glitch Titles
Ideal for: minimalist yet glitchy introductions to a video.
Ideal for: a neon, brightly colored application for the glitch effect.
There are plenty of ways to create that creative and modern glitch effect in your video project. Browse our wide-selection of After Effect glitch intro and screen templates 2018 from Envato Elements or Envato Market. Grab the ones that’s right for you and spice up your next video project.
Learn How to Use After Effects (Tuts+ Tutorials)
This post might have gotten you thinking about using Adobe After Effects.
With a pre-built project, you don't have to master every app. Instead, outsource the hard stuff to video designers. Or, you can dive in and learn more:
Learn Video Editing
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.
Even if you've never used Adobe After Effects, you can create an impressive effect. In the After Effects glitch tutorial screencast below, I'll show you how to get started with one of the projects featured in this roundup.
Make Video Glitch Effects in After Effects (Tutorial Video)
Basically, you'll see how you can simply add your own content to placeholders. Even when you change the original text, the glitch effect will still work. Instead of learning animation from start to finish, use a starter project like this one to create the effect.
Check out this tutorial if you would rather create a glitch style effect in Adobe Photoshop:
Grab a Great Glitch Effect After Effects Template Today!
Here are a few more After Effects template round-ups to get inspiration from:
- Adobe After Effects30+ After Effects Video Intro Templates (Downloads for Your Company 2020)Sean Hodge
- Video10 Best Lower-Thirds After Effects Templates for BroadcastEnvato Market
- VideoHow to Make a Double-Exposure Video in Adobe After EffectsCharles Yeager
If you have any trouble using these files, let me know in the comments section below.
Envato Elements Now Includes Unlimited Music & Audio
In addition to After Effects video templates, you can also find thousands of royalty free Audio Tracks and Sound Effects on Envato Elements, with a great offer: Download as many as you want for one low price.
Each of these awesome music and sound effects tracks from Envato Elements is professionally composed and created. The encore to an already stacked lineup of thousands of video, photo, graphic and web assets, Envato Elements is now the complete creative toolkit – all with unlimited downloads!
Find your perfect sound now to amplify your next project.
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