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Browse & download 100s of the best After Effects Presets in 2024. Made for animated typography, transitions, shakes & other keyframe animations. Created using Adobe After Effects CC 2023, these presets are available in FFX files so they work on both Macs and Windows/Linux PCs.

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What Are After Effects Presets?

Presets in After Effects are  are effect settings that can be applied to your video footage or motion graphics. Think of them as pre-made effect configurations that have been saved into a '.ffx' file so they can be used over and over again without having to replicate the same settings each and every time. For example, if you want to apply a color grading effect to your footage, you can simply apply a color grading preset and adjust the settings to your liking. The word "preset" literally means "pre-set," so think of it like an effect that has already been adjusted to the desired setting or configuration.

Benefits Of Using Presets

By using presets in AE, you can quickly apply pre-adjusted settings to layers in your timeline to make them look a certain way. You can also add presets onto adjustment layers if you want to adjust multiple solid or media layers at once - this is especially useful for color corrections and transitions between two or more clips.

Simple To Use, Drag & Drop Free Presets For After Effects

Adobe produces the industry leading software used by VFX artists, motion designers, YouTube editors, video editors and all sorts of other digital creatives around the world. Free presets for Adobe After Effects are designed so that you can streamline the video editing process while achieving higher production quality. By using these adobe after effects transitions and shakes, you can easily produce high quality visual content without having to learn how to replicate individual settings from each effect. Our effect presets work well with creating titles, transitions, credits and for your own custom visuals and presets! They're also great for adding additional effects and features to simple videos. FreeVisuals has all types of free animation presets available.

After Effects Transition Presets

These transition presets work great for any type of video. You can use these after effects transitions for edits, music videos, tutorials or anything you like. With constantly updating after effects transition packs, you'll never run out of inspiration. Using these presets, you can add after effects cool transitions to any video, or you can use them as a template for your own custom effects! Not only are they fully customizable, but you can also stack other effects on top of them to create something even more unique!

Most of these assets require the motion tile effect for after effects, which comes with the software and requires no further adjustment unless additional adjustments are done to your layer. Amplitude-declining shake and wobble presets are also included below. You can use these shakes to add a sense of realistic movement to any type of animation, whether it's a logo reveal, a product launch, or even just a social media clip. This after effects presets pack is great for all editors!

How To Install Presets In After Effects

Here's how to import transitions into After Effects. Importing free after effects transitions & free after effects animation presets into your panel is easy. Simply follow these steps to start using presets in After Effects instantly.

1. Download the free AE presets and extract the files if needed.
2. Navigate to 'This PC > Documents > Adobe > After Effects CC > User Presets' and drag and drop or paste your downloaded preset(s) into this folder.
3. Restart Adobe After Effects and your presets will be found in the 'effects & presets' folder.
4. You can now drag and drop your transition in after effects onto your video layer

To use the preset you've just imported, simply drag and drop it onto the layer you would like to apply it on. Alternatively, you could select the desired layer, then double click the preset file to apply it instantly.