Adobe After Effects is an industry-leading program that allows users to create beautiful motion graphics and post-production effects. Text effects, rain, smoke, explosions, transitions—there’s plenty to do in Adobe AE, and we want to help creators like you learn how to use the program so you can create more. Browse through our collections of After Effects tutorials to learn everything from the basics and how to customize AE templates to more advanced animation techniques. There’s always more to learn, and we’re excited that you’re here to create with us.
After Effects Beginner Tutorials
Everyone has to start somewhere. Get started with After Effects with our collection of tutorials for AE beginners. Learn all of the basics—from how to use the program menus, work with footage, create compositions, export your final After Effects project, and render your movies, we have all of the tutorials you’ll need to begin working in AE.
After Effects Animation Tutorials
Moving on from the basics of AE, it’s time to learn how to animate. Our After Effects animation tutorials start with explaining the basic controls and cover everything you’ll need to get comfortable with motion graphics. Use keyframes, effects and presets, masking, and transparency to create pro-level Adobe AE animation.
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Discover After Effects Templates
After Effects templates make it easy for newbies to create high-quality video intros, outros, transitions, and presentations quickly and efficiently. AE templates are pre-animated project files designed with customizable elements. AE templates are created by professional animators to make creating video introductions easier for video editors and marketers with lower levels of experience—or even for pros to use to save time. With help from our After Effects template tutorials, you’ll learn how to best use our templates to save time on your video projects.
After Effects Project Tutorials
Follow along as we guide you through tutorials for specific projects in After Effects. Whether you’re looking for project inspiration or interested in learning a cool new trick, these project tutorials will open your eyes to some of the different things you can do with this powerful motion graphics and effects software.
After Effects YouTube Tutorials
After Effects is the go-to for adding post-production effects and creating amazing motion graphics. Learn how to use After Effects templates to boost your presence on YouTube and improve your YouTube videos.
Get the Most from AE With These Tips & Best Practices
Optimize your workflow with After Effects tips and tricks from the pros. Learn how to avoid common mistakes made by beginning and advanced level motion graphics creators, explore different ways to set up your workspace, and get the best tips for working with AE. These tips and tricks paired with our After Effects tutorials above, you’ll be a motion graphics pro in no time.