Create motion graphics and visual effects for film, TV, video and web.
Here’s how to get a 7-day free trial of After Effects.
Free trial includes the full version of After Effects.
Click the “Start Free Trial” button, sign in or create an account.
You won’t be charged until after your free trial ends.
Put your creativity in motion.
Create cinematic film titles, intros and transitions. Remove an object from a clip. Start a fire or make it rain. Animate a logo or character. With Adobe After Effects, the industry-standard motion graphics and visual effects software, you can take any idea and make it move.
Design animation and compositing in one.
Turn any idea you have into a dynamic video - using Adobe After Effects animation and compositing tools in one convenient application. Try for free ›
Create outstanding motion graphics.
Combine images, graphics and text to create exciting animations. Add sound sequences with just a few clicks to bring your motion graphics to life. Try for free ›
Visualise spectacular effects.
Whether title, intro or credits - bring movement into your texts. A wide range of functions lets you combine 2D and 3D elements with ease. Try for free ›
Edit with professional masking and keying tools.
Easily change the setting of your scene. Masking and keying tools help you to isolate or completely remove moving foreground elements from backgrounds. Try for free ›
Connect and integrate other apps and files.
Bring your project to the next level by importing files from other Adobe apps like Photoshop and Illustrator. Easily switch between After Effects, Premiere Pro, Character Animator and Animate to create exactly what's your vision. Try for free ›
There’s even more to your After Effects subscription.
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Loads of extras.
Get 100 GB of cloud storage, free mobile apps and file sharing features.
New features and updates are included with your membership and they’re always just a click away.
Frequently asked questions about your free trial.
Yes, you can download a 7-day free trial of After Effects. The free trial is the official, full version of the app — it includes all the features and updates in the latest version of After Effects.
With Adobe After Effects, you can create incredible motion graphics and visual effects for film, TV, video and the web.
No, this free trial is available only for desktop. Adobe does offer a collection of free mobile apps for both iOS and Android. Learn more
No, After Effects is available only as part of a Creative Cloud membership. You can choose a Single App plan with After Effects only or a plan that includes more apps. We offer Creative Cloud plans for individuals, students and teachers, photographers, institutions and businesses. Learn more
Yes, students and teachers are eligible for a big discount on 20+ Creative Cloud apps — 65% off. Learn more