After Effects

Make a big scene bigger.

Save 20%: Get After Effects with the Creative Cloud All Apps plan. Was £51.98/mo, now £39.95/mo. Offer ends 24 May.

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There’s nothing you can’t create with After Effects.

Create cinematic movie titles, intros, and transitions. Remove an object from a clip. Start a fire or make it rain. Animate a logo or character. Even navigate and design in a 3D space. With After Effects, the industry-standard motion graphics and visual effects software, you can take any idea and make it move.

Roll credits. Spin words. Twirl titles.

Animate titles, credits and lower thirds. Start from scratch or with presets available right from the app. From spin to swipe to slide — your text is on the move.

Get animated.

Set anything in motion with keyframes or expressions. Or use presets to kick off your designs for unique results.

Add exciting effects.

Change a scene’s setting. Add a moving object. Make selective colour adjustments. Or choose from hundreds of presets and effects to quickly bring your videos to life.

Plays well with others.

Create compositions in After Effects and use Dynamic Link to eliminate intermediate rendering in Adobe Premiere Pro. Import from Photoshop, Illustrator, and more. Collaborate with others using Frame.io and integrate with solutions from 300+ hardware and software partners.
 

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See what new can do.

After Effects is always getting better, with new features rolling out regularly. And with your Creative Cloud membership, you get them as soon as we release them.

Faster Multi-frame rendering

Tap into the full power of your computer’s CPU with features that speed up your previews, flag layers affecting processing time and even render your compositions while you’re inactive.

Accelerate your exports

Get up to 3X faster exports when rendering with Adobe Media Encoder or the reimagined Render Queue, which will now notify you via desktop, email or mobile when your renders are complete.

Powerful 3D design space

Discover the tools designed to help you navigate and design in 3D space. Check out exciting new features like Real-time 3D Draught Preview, Extended Viewport, 3D Ground Plane and 3D Transform Gizmos.

Media replacement in Motion Graphics Templates

Build Motion Graphics templates containing sample media that editors can easily swap later in their Premiere Pro projects.

Faster Multi-frame rendering

Accelerate your exports

Powerful 3D design space

Media replacement in Motion Graphics Templates

Tap into the full power of your computer’s CPU with features that speed up your previews, flag layers affecting processing time and even render your compositions while you’re inactive.

Get up to 3X faster exports when rendering with Adobe Media Encoder or the reimagined Render Queue, which will now notify you via desktop, email or mobile when your renders are complete.

Discover the tools designed to help you navigate and design in 3D space. Check out exciting new features like Real-time 3D Draught Preview, Extended Viewport, 3D Ground Plane and 3D Transform Gizmos.

Build Motion Graphics templates containing sample media that editors can easily swap later in their Premiere Pro projects.

Discover the world of After Effects.

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Frequently asked questions.

Get After Effects as part of Adobe Creative Cloud for just £19.97/mo.

Your Creative Cloud membership gives you access to the latest features for After Effects as and when they’re released. There’s a range of options and plans available for creatives to take advantage of the best tools in the field. And a 7-day free trial allows you to get to grips with After Effects at no cost.

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Film and video editors use Premiere Pro to cut video and film together, while VFX artists predominantly use After Effects to enhance post-production. Which one you use depends on your discipline.

Premiere Pro is a video-editing programme you use to edit video, add music and audio, as well as some titles. On the other hand, you use After Effects to create motion graphics, adjust colours and enhance footage with visual effects.

After Effects is an indispensable tool in post-production. As the name suggests, After Effects is best used to enhance the look of your project once it’s been cut together.

Design motion graphics and visual effects to make every frame of film fantastic. Create credits sequences and animations that stand out. Simulate snowfall or composite different layers of shots into a single stunning shot.

Find out more about After Effects and start your 7-day free trial.

You can use After Effects to create animations, whether from scratch or using a selection of presets on existing footage. 

Bring out the brush tool to create your own flipbook-style animation, frame by frame. Or trace over the frames of a video to add visual verve.

Import imagery from Photoshop and craft creative sequences to animate your work in weird and wonderful ways. Or add natural motion to still images to bring subjects to life.

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Use Adobe Dynamic Link to connect timelines and projects in After Effects and Premiere Pro, to get the most out of your work. There’s no need to keep importing and exporting between the two programmes.

Switch seamlessly between two workflows. Add extra visual spice to a sequence in After Effects and see it instantly in your Premiere Pro version. Trim the fat from a scene in Premiere Pro and see the cuts reflected instantly in After Effects.

You can obtain plugins for After Effects from Adobe or other vendors. Plugins add extra functionality to After Effects, allowing you to work with different file formats and enjoy otheneat features.

For specific instructions for installing a plugin, see its documentation. Visit the third-party plugins page for After Effects to access a vast collection of apps and effects for video editors.

View the minimum and recommended system requirements for running After Effects on Windows and Mac. You’ll also find base requirements for running a VR system and different head mounted displays, as well as the minimum specs for hardware acceleration.

On the system requirements for After Effects page you can also view the language versions available. 

Find the Creative Cloud plan that's right for you.

Adobe After Effects

£19.97/mo 

Get After Effects as part of Creative Cloud.

20% off Creative Cloud All Apps.

£51.98/mo, £39.95/mo.

Get 20+ Creative Cloud apps, including After Effects. Offer ends 24 May.

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Creative Cloud All Apps

£51.98/mo, £39.95/mo.

Get 20+ Creative Cloud apps, including After Effects. Offer ends 24 May.

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Students and teachers

£16.24/mo 

Save over 65% on 20+ Creative Cloud apps — includes After Effects.
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Business

£61.99/mo £50.57/mo

Save £135/year on 20+ Creative Cloud apps. Offer ends 24 May. First year only. See terms.


Business

Save £135/year on 20+ Creative Cloud apps. Offer ends 24 May. First year only. See terms.

£61.99/mo. £50.57/mo

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