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15 Top Text Animation Templates for After Effects

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Text in video is important, but it can often be a bit dull. Bring your text to life with these ready-made projects for After Effects: simply drop in your text and watch your words take motion.

In this series, we're focusing on the best-of-the-best projects that you'll find in the Envato Elements and Market libraries. This round-up highlights six top text animation templates from Elements and Market—three each.

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This project is called 3D Text Openers, and you can grab it from Envato Elements.

Top Text Animation Templates for After Effects from Envato Elements 

Explainer Typography Kit for After Effects

Featured Text Templates for After Effects 

Useful yet whimsical, your audience will love this text animation template for After Effects. 

Key Features

These After Effects text animation templates feature 13 scenes with different animations with easy customization and fast rendering. 

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

Download and Try

All of the projects in this section are included as part of a subscription to Envato Elements, which includes After Effects templates, text animations, and all you need for your video projects. 

Explainer Typography is available with a subscription to Envato Elements:

More Text Animations for After Effects & Templates from Envato Elements

Get high-quality text templates for After Effects when subscribing to Envato Elements. We've chosen a curated selection of After Effects text templates for you to try out. Let's take a look:

Instagram Opener - After Effects Text Template

If you need to improve your Instagram game, give these text templates for After Effects a try! Don't worry about sizes, this text template for After Effects includes square, vertical and full portrait formats. 

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Big Titles - Text Animation Template for After Effects

Give a stylish look to your video projects with these trendy After Effects text animation templates. You'll notice that these texts have a kinetic animation, this will make your information more fun and dynamic. 

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More Top After Effects Text Template Assets From Envato Elements

3D Text Openers V2 - Text Animation Templates for After Effects

These After Effects text animation templates are the ideal simple intro. Words are animated onscreen in multidimensional block letters. It's perfect for getting your point across without introducing distractions.

Text Messages - Text Templates for After Effects

Show communication between people with these perfect text bubbles that resemble iMessage or any type of instant messaging app. These After Effects templates with text animation are a must for your templates library. 

Just Animation Typography - Text Animation for After Effects Templates

If you're looking for simple text animation templates in After Effects, this is the file to download. It includes a trendy font for download and amazing text animations. 

Fast Social Media - After Effects Templates with Text Animation

What you see is what you get, a cool and effective text template for After Effects to showcase all your social channels. 

Minimal Quotes - After Effects Text Animation Templates

There are times when quotes can help you reinforce your ideas. Try these minimal quotes, a text animation template for After Effects that will fit perfectly any of your video projects. Vertical and square versions are included. 

Text Animation After Effects Templates From Envato Market

There's another option available if you'd like to only purchase a single text template for After Effects. Envato Market allows you to buy templates project-by-project without a subscription. 

Typography – Text Animation Template for After Effects – $27

The Typography text animation for After Effects, is a template that is perfect to add on top of any video footage you have. This After Effects text template will easily elevate all your videos. It features more than 100 quality typography scenes, trendy effects, fast render, and more!

Lower Thirds – After Effects Text Animation Templates – $14

These Lower Thirds have a very simple design that goes well with everything. It features 14 unique animated lower thirds, free fonts, and tutorial video included. Go ahead and use these After Effects templates with text animation! 

Essential Titles – Text Animation After Effects Templates – $39

Download this amazing pack with more than 350 animated After Effects text templates. You can't go wrong with this one, it includes trendy compositions with endless opportunities for your videos. All elements are customizable and easy to edit. 

Creative Intro Texts – Text Templates for After Effects – $9

Turn a simple video into a creative project with some cool and creative text effects. These text templates for After Effects come with three different resolutions, 14 unique scenes, easy to edit with drag and drop functionality. 

Titles Pro – After Effects Templates with Text Animation – $39

Do you want variety? Then these text animation templates for After Effects are the right option for you. All elements are easy to edit, completely customizable and autoresizable. It also includes sale banners, quotes, call-outs, minimal elements, kinetic titles, and aesthetically pleasing scenes. 

Lyric Video – Text Template for After Effects – $29

A lyric video always comes in handy. This creative After Effects text template includes red, black and white urban art, mixed with amazing typography effects. Create a bold and powerful video with these titles. 

Free Text Template for After Effects from Mixkit

Have you tried Mixkit? Here you can find free After Effects text templates, stock videos, illustrations and more. Here's a freebie to try:

Cinematic Fading Text – Text Templates for After Effects

A cinematic but simple After Effects text template with subtle shape animations and colored text. 

Learning Resources from Envato

Improve Your After Effects Skills With Envato Tuts+ Tutorials:

Free Video Course on Adobe After Effects

Learn how to customize text animations in this free course on how to use After Effects templates with text animation. This course will come in handy if you're already working with our After Effects text templates. 

More Top Templates

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 item, on May 29, 2022. Jackson Couse edited and published it.

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