Particle effects add stylish and memorable animation design to any video. It's a look that I'm sure you've seen, but is hard to describe: in this article you'll see 15 top examples. Particle effects fit all kinds of projects, from ethereal sci-fi openers to glitzy wedding videos.
All of these particle effects for After Effects are included with a subscription to Envato Elements. Whether you’re looking for a logo intro, text overlays, or slideshows, you can find pre-built After Effects templates to help you get started. For a single monthly rate, you unlock access to all of these and countless others.
So let’s get started with 15 top choices from Envato Elements. Don’t forget the play the previews for a sneak peek of each template in action!
Note: Many of these templates require the Trapcode Particular After Effects plug-in.
Bring excitement to your logo reveal with this quick intro. It turns your static brand image into something special with its particle graphics.
Building inspiring text overlays is easy with this particle title pack. Simply add in your own text and let the template do the work.
Cinematic templates like this turn ordinary After Effects videos into something extraordinary. They’re advanced enough for professional productions, but simple enough for everyday use.
Using a simple particle logo template like this one is a great way to jazz up your next marketing project. Apply it and watch glowing particles transform into your logo in a flash.
Modern metallic styling is ideal for a variety of different video projects, and you can start using it here. Apply these reveals for smooth transitions or polished intros and outs.
Designed with a liquid, dark feel, these otherworldly particle graphics style your work in an unforgettable way. Insert your content into the project and you’ll be all set.
Even particle templates can benefit from flat, minimalist design. Use this to introduce your next tutorial or educational video, or for a no-frills logo sting.
A clean series of graphics built for versatility, this is the perfect choice if you need flexibility in a single pack. Each style is easy to customize to meet your specific needs in every project.
This is a great choice if you need a very quick particle logo sting. The dynamic animation grabs viewer attention, but lasts only a second or two.
Build excitement for your next film release with these cinematic graphics. They present a gritty, modern look suited to action films and video game trailers alike.
Another fine example of simple particle-based logo sting. Bold flashes of color are adjustable within the control layer.
Bring your videos to life with these human particle figures. Choose from examples including dance, fashion, music, and more.
With a design reminiscent of a classic jigsaw puzzle, these unforgettable reveals are sure to make a statement. Apply them to any image and watch it fly together, piece by piece.
Make a big announcement or ring in a new year with these particle countdowns. They animate flawlessly with perfect timing.
When combined with your amazing photography, particle transition overlays take your work to the next level. A perfect way to start off is this multipurpose, easily customizable slideshow template.
More Easy-to-Apply Particle Effects
Looking for freebies? You can pick up some amazing free After Effects typography templates over on Mixkit. Or read these articles for more particle effects:
- Video15 Top Particle Effects Project Templates for Adobe After Effects (2019)Andrew Childress
- Photo ManipulationHow to Add Splatter & Dispersion Effects to Photos in Photoshop QuicklyMarie Gardiner
- Photoshop ActionsHow to Add Cool Particle Effects in Photoshop With a Stylish PSD ActionMarie Gardiner
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