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20 Top Particle Effects Animation Templates for After Effects

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In this showcase, we're highlighting 20 top After Effects templates you can use to create the  engaging particle effects animation style with your own logo and assets. 

Top Particle Effects Templates for After Effects

Particle Motion — Photo Animation Particular Effects

Featured After Effects Particle FX Template From Envato Elements

This After Effects particles project features 14 unique categories of particle motion for photo animation, and you can easily adjust the blur, colors, direction and speed of the effects. This is a great photo animation toolkit for beginners and pros alike.

Key Features

You can easily customize this particles After Effects template to match your brand. Select the area where you'd like the particle effects to start and watch the magic happen. 

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More Top Particle Animation Templates for After Effects

We prepared a hand-picked selection of particle effect templates from Envato Elements. Enjoy unlimited downloads of the best particle toolkits, After Effects templates, Premiere Pro templates, stock video and more. Note: some of these items require the Red Giant Trapcode Particular plugin installed.

Fire Particles Opener — After Effects

Looking for a cool After Effects fire particles opener? This one includes two versions of fire particles and it's very easy to use.


Epic Particle Reveal — After Effects

This light particles project will give you videos a fantastic touch. You can use it as a logo reveal and it's really easy to use. The Epic Particle project comes in Full HD resolution and does not require plugins.


Particles Slideshow — After Effects

This particle FX After Effects project is the best tool to create slideshows. You can create stunning videos with your own images and give them a unique look. Project features 20 image placeholders, modular structure and Full HD resolution.

Particle Trail Reveal — After Effects

If you're a fan of light particles After Effects templates, this logo reveal features a unique 3D dust particles After Effects illusion. Create a cool dust particle in After Effects with this template. Customize this particle FX After Effects project for your videos. 

Top After Effects Particles Templates From Envato Market

On the other hand, if a subscription isn't your thing and you only need a single project, head to Envato Market, where you'll find professional templates to buy one at a time for your videos. Note: some of these items require the Trapcode Particular plugin installed.

Elegant Particles Titles — Animated Text Sting

Customize the text and color effects in this project to animate your own details into the scene.

Particle Transform — Image Animation Project

Take any image and give it the particle effect thanks to this project. Simply drop your own image onto the canvas, tweak the effects, and see your image come to life in particles.

Particle Reveal — Particle Logo Sting

This project will bring your own logo into view through a cloud of particles. Drop your logo in and watch it animated with a professional three dimensional effect.

In Particles — Particle Logo Sting

This project offers a light and airy effect for your logo. Again, you can simply drop in your own logo and see it come to life with a particle effect.

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Colorful Particles Logo Reveal II — Colorful Logo Sting

This is an impressive pack that features realistic particle animations with colorful lighting. This pack is reminiscent of ink dissolving in a liquid with brilliant colors.

Particle Reveal — Animated Logo Sting

This clean and easy project will assemble your logo using tiny particles. It's a clean and simple effect that illustrates how great the particle effect works.

Particle Builder — Particle Toolkit

The Particle Builder project makes it easy to add the effect to a variety of situations. As you can see in the screenshot below, you can use it to accent your existing video footage.

Colorful Butterfly Logo Reveal — Animated Logo Sting

It's certainly a unique effect, but the Butterfly Logo Reveal illustrates a colorful and creative way to add your logo. Create a colorful dust particle in After Effects. This would be ideal for an outdoors driven YouTube channel or production.

Particles — Opener Template

This pack is a geometric inspired project that uses particles and lines to create a stunning effect. Use your own text and captions to animate an opener for your video.

Particle Logo Title — Animated Logo Sting

This video combines an animated wave effect with particles combining to animate your logo.

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Explosive Particles — Opener Template

Your logo will explode through a sea of particles and come onto the canvas with this project. It's easy to use with your very own logo.

Particle Titles — Animated Title Intro

Don't want to use your logo? This project is a nice changeup in this roundup. Use text and titles to animate them through a sea of particles.

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Particle Formation — Particle Image Animation

Here's a project that you can use with your own images to assemble into a finished product. Drop your own set of photos into this project and they will become the particles that form a shape.

Particle Logo Formation v2 — Particle Logo Sting

A fitting end to this round-up, this project is a stunner for animating your logo using particles. The clean canvas contrasts beautifully with the particles that will animate your logo into view.

Elegant Particles — Abstract Particle Animation

Bright and airy, the Elegant Particles project is perfect for grabbing the audience's attention. The explosive particles in this project will introduce your logo onto the canvas.

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Learning Resources From Envato

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Recommended Tutorials

Wondering how to use particle effects in After Effects or any other After Effects hacks? Try some of our tutorials, like A to Z of After Effects: Tips, Tricks, & Hacks. You'll learn from how to import files into After Effects all the way to how to activate motion blur for your animations.

Free Video Courses: Follow Envato Tuts+ on YouTube

All courses on Envato Tuts+ are now free! And we add more free courses and tutorials to the Envato Tuts+ YouTube channel frequently. Learn how to use particle effects in After Effects. Get some inspiration with this video course from Jonathan Lam, all about how to control particle effects in After Effects:

Discover More Top Templates and Tutorials

You don't have to be an animation expert to create stunning effects. Once you learn how to use particle effects in After Effects, you can take your animation skills to the next level. The particle effect is one of my favorite for creating a modern or futuristic look with my own assets. Check out more ways to create animation on a shoestring:

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. Janila Castaneda updated the selection and expanded the entry for our featured item, on March 31st, 2022. Jackson Couse edited and published this page.

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