When you open Adobe After Effects, it's easy to feel lost. With so many controls and options, it's almost like stepping into the cockpit of a plane with no training!
The solution is to use Adobe After Effects text animation templates. With the help of video templates from Videohive, you can put your production on autopilot. Text animations are easy to create with the help of a template, and that's exactly what you'll see in this article.
10 Top Text Animation Presets for After Effects
It might be easier than you think to create text animations. With the help of templates from Videohive, all you have to do is update the placeholders with your text. Let's look at 10 of the best.
While you might not think of text as a crucial part of a video, it’s often the factor that transforms a good production into a great one. That’s why it’s key to select a versatile and stylish text animation pack. This one stands out because of the wide variety of animations it includes.
Featuring more than eighty custom text presets, this bundle projects elegant style anywhere you use it. The animations are studio-quality and bring your text to life. Plus, the creator regularly publishes updates, so the value of your investment simply continues to increase. Choose from content types like titles, quotes, stories, and more.
If you want audiences to really focus on your text, the trick is to make an entrance. A dramatic onscreen arrival captures attention and ensures your message is noticed. That’s exactly what the Text Animation template offers: a fast-paced, bold arrival that no one can miss. It’s a winning choice for promos and other clips that need to make an impact in a hurry. Best paired with music, the fast-paced template is very simple to customize.
Glitch graphics are a popular trend in videos. With their gritty appearance and grungy vibe, they help set the tone for edgy modern productions. Plus, they can be applied to text, a mission accomplished by this slick designer template. Ideal for movie trailers, promos and music videos, these titles will also work on logos and photos.
Hoping to experiment with different text animation styles? For a powerful pack you can use over and over, the aptly-named Text Library is perfect for you. In fact, it offers not just one, but one thousand custom text animations that you won’t find anywhere else!
Kinetic Text Animation is a fun set of dynamic, upbeat titles. They’re flexible enough to fit with almost any project. The fast pace helps keep viewers focused, and is a surefire way to ensure your message is noticed. It means this pack is perfectly suited for personal projects, business videos, and much more. 56 designs are included with the pack, each in full HD resolution that looks great on big screens.
Seeming to emerge from your favorite fantasy films, these animations help craft an inspiring title opener. Four animations are included, with three color background options.
Packing plenty of modern style, these polished text animations are an elegant way to introduce text during any video. With 30 designs, you're sure to find one perfectly matched to any block of text. These work well as standalone titles, scene transitions, captions and more. Each animation is resizable, making it a breeze to fit into place on your timeline. Plus, you can change key details like timing, duration, and color. This means you can adapt the template around your own needs, the hallmark of a great pack.
Think back to the last documentary or news broadcast you watched. Chances are, you saw text titles overlaying the bottom half of the screen. Perhaps they introduced a person by name, shared a headline, or brought quotes to life. These are called lower thirds, and thanks to this dynamic pack, you can bring them to your own videos.
Businesses big and small have logos. Design them right, and they become a true part of your brand identity. It's key, therefore, to award them a dramatic entrance when you're making a promo video. Courtesy of the Logo Text Animation template, it's easy to do exactly that.
Helpful Tips to Work With Text Animation
The templates you saw in this round-up are the best way to save time while creating a typographic animation. Here tips that you can apply to any text animation:
- Match your text to music: typography alone might feel a little flat. But pair it with audio and match the tempo and your video is instantly engaging. Check out Envato Elements for unlimited audio tracks.
Mix-and-match fonts: there's no rule that says you have to use a single font while creating an animation. Try multiple typefaces for a creative video.
- Use your branding: a template is really just a starting point. To make it your own, you have to add your brand specifics. That includes using easy controls to update the color scheme. Add your logo for even more customizations.
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