After Effects is one of the most popular applications for Visual Effects out there, and that for good reason. The flexibility it offers, makes it the go-to tool for creative professionals, motion artists and hobbyists alike. Its impressive tools and functionality, reliability and wide adoption allowed it to remain popular among industry professionals.
Having said that, with great flexibility, comes an every-increasing level of complexity, given the immense number of things this program enables you to do. Thanks to a huge number of readily available templates, you can speed up your workflow, increase quality or even learn new tricks in no time, all while delivering incredible projects to your clients!
Best feature(s): You get an amazing music tracks included for free!
Exquisite beauty class and elegance are what make this item stand out. Pair that with the high design quality, the flexible modular structure and the not one, but two magnificent cinematic music tracks. Truly inspiring work by this author!
Best feature(s): Uniqueness
This item was a ‘game-changer’ when it first came out. Possibly the first slideshow to incorporate the content live action footage, bringing a unique and well thought out approach that defined a trend attempted by many, but not quite surpassed just yet.
Best feature(s): Design, Customization
The template features a clean and minimal look, following the recent tends in design. Offering a wide range of variation & customizability, it ensures a high quality result. The final look is improved with overlaid subtle effects, including an original light leak footage. The Modular Timeline, two Logo-Ending versions as well as the two different 2D and 3D Styles that are included, make this project one of the most versatile templates on the market.
Best feature(s): Originality
Originality has become a major challenge for creatives. Finding unique projects feels almost impossible at times, due to the sheer number of creative heads fighting for exposure.
Thanks to the features & customization options that add value to the project, this one certainly scores high on that front as well. Some features worth noting: light leaks, different ink footage, adjustable background, plus over 8 kind of border designs.
Best feature(s): Design, Customization
Professional, easy to customize and reliant on a design language with a slight vintage signature, this project is equally suited for novices as well as experts looking to present image colections in a stylish way.
Best feature(s): Stylish look, modular structure, easy to customize
This one is a rather stylish project, with premade designs. It’s very easy to add images or more placeholders, if need be. It also allows you to combine photos and/or videos with powerful text and then choose the perfect musical background, to enhance your message. Premade transitions keep your presentation flowing seamlessly, while your words and music help add depth and direction.
Best feature(s): Visually Appealing Design, Simple and Easy to Customize
This item was previously featured on Videohive, thanks to some exciting effects such as particles and light streak with particle trails. Make your next slideshow or presentation that bit more interesting and engaging, by using this template together with your images or videos.
Best feature(s): It’s a classic retro slideshow! An easy customization process and a great stylization.
Make this slideshow for a wedding of your friends and all guests will smile and cry by the overwhelming feelings! Author can confirm: “I’ve checked – it works!”
Best feature(s): Smooth paint stroke effects with elegant transitions
A really beautiful and impressive After Effects template, which features 30 media placeholders and 32 text placeholders. It’s a well organized project with a modular structure. Just drag and drop your images or videos, change the text and hit render.
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