20 Free After Effects Templates

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After Effects is an application used by video professionals to create intriguing motion graphics and cinematic visual effects. This great software, by Adobe, helps video professionals create unique animated effects and apply different filters and effects to their video footage.

Adobe After Effects is the perfect app/software you can use for adding digital visual effects, motion graphics to your videos. It is used in the post-production process of filmmaking and television production. After Effects is also frequently used for keying, tracking, and composing and functions as a very basic non-linear editor, audio editor, and media transcoder.

There are many premium After Effects templates out there, but we decided to share with you some of the free ones that are available for you to download and use in your own video projects.

We have gathered here 20 free After Effects templates that can be downloaded with just a couple of clicks. Enjoy browsing through this cool collection for videography aficionados!

Free After Effects Templates

Hiro: Free Anime-Inspired Logo Reveal for After Effects

Make your projects unique with this fabulous anime-inspired free After Effects template.  When you download it, you also get a quick tutorial on how to use it.

1 Hiro Free Anime

Unity Lite

You can give your wedding projects an elegant look with this Unity Lite free Adobe After Effects template. It comes with free wedding titles and a light leaks pack.



This pack includes five unique animations with customizable text, fonts, and colors. Moreover, Spotlight is CS5.5 universalized for all languages.



Messenger is a free After Effects template that comes with five unique visual styles. You can customize it as you wish.

4-Messenger free after effects templates

Free After Effects Template

This is an amazing free After Effects template for creating a customized clock. It can be used for various types of video projects.


Free Horror Sound Effects Pack 

You will love this SFX pack. It includes effects like ghostly whispers and scary screams. You can download this pack for free and use it in your next horror film or scary video project!

6 Free Horror Sound Effects Pack

13 Free 4K Light Leaks

With these high-quality 4K light leaks, you can change the overall tone of your footage and you can create some incredible, romantic effects!

7 Free 4K Light Leaks free after effects templates

Free After Effects Template

Animated fonts are a great way to make your videos more engaging. Give your videos a little boost with this free animated ‘Helvetica Neue’ font template for After Effects!

8 Free After Effects Template

 Fake a VHS Look

After Effects is the ideal program you can use if you want to your footage a VHS-style look. Plus, this template is totally free!

9 Fake a VHS Look free after effects templates

Free After Effects Template: Split Layers

You can now create split layer style effects with the help of this awesome free After Effects template. Instead of spending money on buying a split layer effect, just download it for free!


Anodine: Free After Effects Typeface

Anodine is an animated typeface which comes in a free and also an extended version. The free version allows you to create only one look, but it’s still a great template to download.

11 Anodine

Franchise: Free After Effects Typeface

Franchise is an animated typeface created by one type designer and 110 animators! This is an incredible learning source both for professionals and beginners.

12 Franchise

Alphaballs: Free After Effects Typeface

Alphaballs features an organic bubble-based animated font and includes an easy-to-read Sans-serif font. It also comes with a free Cinema 4D file.

13 Alphaballs

Type-O-Matic: Free After Effects Template

Type-O-Matic is an After Effects CS5 type animation tool developed by Hamo Studio. You can create customizable type animation in 3 different ways.

14 typeomatic free after effects templates

Typography World: Free After Effects Template

This free After Effects template features fast paced typography and drop zones for pictures.

15 Typography World

Green Typography Outro: Free After Effects Template

This template features an amazing green outro template with fully customizable features. It also features a customizable call to action.

16 Green Typography Outro free after effects templates

Short Kinetic Typography: Free After Effects Template

This free After Effects template has a kinetic type effect. Users have the opportunity to change the typography and color scheme.

17 Kinetic

RED Outro: Free After Effects Template

This red outro template is ideal for business and corporate videos. Users can customize the ending text and include their own brand’s name.

18 retro

Free After Effects Template: Circle Bursts

Circle bursts help you create more dynamic motion graphics. This After Effects template is a set of 2D circle burst assets.

19 Circle Bursts free after effects templates

Free Christmas Toolkit for Video Editors

These After Effects video editing resources are amazing for video editors working on Christmas or Holiday projects.

20 Christmas-Sound-Effects-

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Written by Iggy

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  1. Simon Brough says:

    A good variety of templates here.

  2. Frank Carrera says:

    Really beautiful templates. Will use it in future. Thanks i loved your blog and all your posts.

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