10 Top Abstract Video Templates for After Effects

Abstract effects for video serve a number of purposes. They’re perfect if you need to keep your style quite generic but still want to add visual interest. Depending on the abstract style you choose, they can make a project look edgier or more fun… abstract creates so many possibilities. 

Here are ten of our favourite After Effects templates with abstract effects. To make it easier for you to find what you want, we’ve broken the list down into template types like logos, title sequences and more. Each category has one template from Envato Elements and one from Envato Market—so you have lots of choice depending on whether you prefer everything included in a subscription, or to pay as you go.

Logo Stings and Reveal Templates

1. Abstract logo

With a simple, flat design, Abstract Logo Shape uses uncomplicated,
brightly coloured shapes to reveal your logo. You can also try using this After
Effects template as a transition.

Abstract logo Shape
Abstract logo Shape

2. Abstract Logo

With two projects, basic animation and edited with music,
Abstract Logo is fun and funky. Use any logo, transparent image, or text to
create your abstract animation.


Elements for After Effects

3. Abstract
Particles Background

Sparkly and magical, this particle background for After
Effects will add abstract charm to any video project. The animation loops seamlessly
and there’s a PDF tutorial included in case you get stuck.

Abstract Particles Background
Abstract Particles Background

4. Abstract
Shape Backgrounds

A collection of 19 simple shape backgrounds for Adobe After
Effects. You have full colour management, so you can adjust this template to
suit your project.

Abstract Shape Backgrounds
Abstract Shape Backgrounds

Openers and Trailer Templates

5. Abstract
Photo Openers—Logo Reveal

A universal, well-organised
template in a modern style, Abstract Photo Opener is a snazzy way to show off
your photos and branding. With it’s bright and clean design it would
particularly suit business or corporate presentations.

Abstract Photo Openers - Logo Reveal
Abstract Photo Openers—Logo Reveal

6. Plexus
Abstract Opener

A creative abstract opener for After Effects, this template
features five title placeholders, and you can use text or your logo for the final
scene. All the colours can be customised.

Plexus Abstract Opener
Plexus Abstract Opener

Title Sequence Templates

7. Colorful Abstract

In glitch and plexus style, this abstract title template for
After Effects is flexible and simple to customise. It’s laid out in a modular structure
to make it easy to edit and navigate with eight unique scenes to choose from.


8. Abstract
Titles | Wave Lines and Pearls

Dual-colour lines with shimmering pearls combine to make a stunning
abstract template. Although it’s a title sequence, it would also work well as a
trailer, teaser, or credits.

Abstract Titles  Wave Lines and Pearls
Abstract Titles | Wave Lines and Pearls

Slideshows and Video Display Templates

9. Abstract

Particles and lines give this abstract slideshow template, a
‘through glass,’ dream-like quality. There’s plenty of space for text too, so
you can add descriptions, or even use this as a title sequence.

Abstract Slideshow
Abstract Slideshow

10. Abstract

Abstract Slideshow for After Effects is a template that
breaks up and replicates your image to create a disjointed, abstract effect.
You won’t need any plugins to use this template.

Abstract Slideshow
Abstract Slideshow

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Envato Elements: Unlimited Downloads

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