8 BEST After Effects Cartoon Effect Templates (2 Are FREE)

Here are 8 of our favourite cartoon effect templates for Adobe After Effects. By using these templates, you can quickly add cartoon and 2D animation elements to your videos in just a few clicks!

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Cartoon Styling In After Effects

Cartoon styling and 2D animation/RTFX is extremely time consuming and difficult to recreate inside of After Effects. You'll need to dedicate hours of off-screen and on-screen work just to create a 1 - 2 minute made up purely of cartoon elements. Luckily there are template available which do the hard parts for you. By using these cheap and free templates, you can quickly and easily implement your own fully customized 2D cartoon effects into your own videos!



With over 100 elements hand-drawn by FX monster, this pack will surely have something for you! You can add it over raw footage or motion graphics, whichever works best in your eyes.

Pretty Sweet - 2D Animation Toolkit


Another bestseller by FX Monster. This bundle of cartoon animations are perfect for 3D, cartoon and real life scenes.

140 Flash FX Elements


This is the #1 most downloaded cartoon effects overlay bundle available on VideoHive. With over 15,000 sales and a 4.9 star rating as of December 2022, this pack has been proven to be one of the best.

RTFX Generator [1850 FX elements]


This RTFX generator gives you the ability to create, edit and customize cool cartoon elements for your videos. Just like the other elements featured on this list, you can use the puppet tool to further edit the direction, motion and animation of each individual effect.

Cartoon Elements Pack


This mini bundle of cartoon fx elements are available for free download with any Motion Array subscription, even a free trial.

Creative Colorful Titles


Focusing mainly on title animations, this pack of cartoon fx makes great openers and intros for your videos. Best part is that they're fully customizable inside of Adobe After Effects, so you can change absolutely every aspect of it.

Liquid Shape Elements


This is one of the largest cartoon effect element packs available on Motion Array. Get it now before it becomes permanently deleted!

After Effects Cartoon Effect Plugin


AEJuice has designed this amazing plugin for creating cool comic book effects in After Effects!