After Effects: Top 20 After Effects Opener/Intro Templates


Add motion design to your video projects for free and in little-to-no time. Here are 10 FREE After Effects (ONLY) video templates! Don’t know how to edit these templates? Follow this easy-to-follow After Effects video template tutorial


20: Simple Blue “Squares” Intro

“Squares” is a free dark blue intro template which includes some thing we like to call the “wrinkled paper effect”. This template is available in our video template marketplace absolutely free.

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19: Calm Triangle Intro/Opener/Logo reveal

This template made the list due to its uniqueness, its not easy nor common to come across such simple yet awesome free intros. No plug-ins are needed for this template as well, so plus one?

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18: Colorful Dark Logo Reveal

Some people just like the simple things, so we thought it’d be nice to add this template due to its simplicity and colorful animations. What do you think about it?

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17: Split Screen After Effects 2D Intro Template

Can’t make up your decision? This after effects template offers the best of both worlds (a bright sided and dark sided animation). No extra plug-ins are required.

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16: Blue/White After Effects Intro Template

Good Animations + Good music = Great template. You should always take in consideration the music that is included with each template, in this case it all fits perfectly.

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15: Bat/Halloween Theme Intro Template

Making an animal/halloween related project? This “bats” intro template will fit you perfectly!

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14: Modern funk colorful intro template

This template features a funky soundtrack which blends in extraordinarily well with the after effects animations.

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13: Lime Green Twitter Intro/Outro Template

Want both an intro and outro template? Feel free to use this template in the beginning, and end of your video (just be sure to cut the second half of the template out for the intro).

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12: “Smooooth” After Effects template

We’re not really sure what to say about this one. It’s just.. awesome! No extra plug-ins should be required from this template.

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11: “Shapes” Intro Template

This template seems to be fitting for just about anyone. Are you vlogging, gaming, or just working on a school/home project? Whatever the case may be, this template has got you covered!

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10: After Effects Glitch Logo Reveal

Some additional paid plug-ins might be required for this template, but we still thought it’d be needed for this top 20 listing. What are your thoughts?

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9: Clean After Effects Intro Template

We weren’t sure on whether to consider this a 2D or 3D, so we’ll probably step out of the norm and call it a 2,5D intro template, nonetheless it is a top pick. Free download available below!

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8: “Awesome Orange” Intro template

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7: Free 2D clean After Effects template

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6: 2D Glow

Sometimes its not about the template, but rather the animations that revolve around it. We fell in love with this video’s animations and glowing shape effects. Whether or not extra plug-ins are needed, we don’t know.

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5: Funky 2D Template

Short and sweet is sometimes all you need. With this template, that is certainly true. Its important to find your sweet spot when it comes to the length of your introduction, and we highly recommend this length.

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4: Modern flat video template

Not only does this flat template compare to Envato premium content, but it also surpasses much of their premium video animation library. This template comes action packed with a tutorial made by yours truly. No additional plug-ins are needed.

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3: “Shapolicious” After Effects 2D Intro template

As the title says, Shapolicious is an after effects template that really got our attention thanks to its very complimentary colors and pump animations. What do you think about this template?

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2: Funky After Effects Template

The close we got to the number one spot, the more difficult it became to rank accordingly. This template comes in at the number two spot thanks to its urban funk soundtrack and sleek animations.

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1: Blue Energy Reveal

For obvious reasons, we had to give this template the #1 spot. The free template includes an amazing glowing animation with smooth and organized folders. For lack of a better word, not only will you fall in love with this template, but you will have a smooth ride throughout the customization process.

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