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7 Top Lower Thirds Templates for After Effects

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Lower thirds elements are used frequently in video productions as a way to add text overlays. A lower thirds can identify an on-screen interviewee, for example. In this round-up, we take a look at professionally-designed lower thirds title templates for Adobe After Effects.

Envato Elements' project section has templates for popular video editing apps like After Effects and Adobe Premiere. Even for rookie video editors, these templates can help you create professional videos by giving you an easy-to-use starting point. All of these projects are included as part of a subscription to Envato Elements.

Featured Lower Thirds for After Effects 

Creative and Modern Lower Thirds

17 creative and modern lower thirds for After Effects.

Key Features

A set of nice, clean lower thirds, just change the colours to suit your project. You won't need any plugins for this and there's a tutorial video included to help you get started. A link to the free font used in the demo is included too.

  • Application: After Effects CC 2023
  • Plugins: None required
  • Author: _markon_
Creative and Modern Lower Thirds is available as part of a subscription to Envato Elements

Alternative After Effects Lower Thirds Templates

If the lower thirds featured weren't quite right for you, no problem. Check out some of our alternative lower third After Effects templates from Envato Elements.

Creative Thirds

Nicely styled with a dotted outline and in pastel colours, these AE lower thirds are cute and creative.

Image Lower Thirds

Something a little different, these lower thirds let you include images - perfect for interview titles.

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    Modern Lower Thirds Pack

    With 17 unique effects for adding a lower thirds to your video this is perfect for anyone who needs to add simple, clean on-screen titles a video production.

    Minimal Lower Thirds

    Looking for something more minimal for After Effects lower thirds effects? This lower thirds package has 20 effects all the way up to 4k resolution. The flat, tasteful effects will keep the focus on the footage and not the lower thirds itself.

    Cubes Packages

    Here's another tasteful choice for showcasing a lower thirds package in Adobe After Effects, with a simple but engaging animation. 

    Lower Thirds for After Effects

    With hundreds of unique designs, this After Effects lower third template is packed with creative power. The high-definition graphics will look great on displays of all sizes, and the stylish text graphics will bring your words to life on-screen.

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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 Templates to Feature on Envato Tuts+.

    About the Authors

    This page was written by Andrew Childress and has been updated by Envato Tuts+ staff writers and by Marie Gardiner.

    Share Your Craft on the Envato Forums

    Finally, if you put one of these featured items to use, please do let us know on the Envato forums. We love to see the projects you create!

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