15 Top Glitch Video Templates for Adobe After Effects

The glitch effect has a futuristic and sci-fi style to it. It’s one of the best ways to grab a viewer’s attention at the beginning of your video.

15 Top Glitch Video Templates for Adobe After Effects

15 Top Glitch Video Templates for Adobe After Effects

In this roundup I share some of my favorite projects available on ThemeKeeper Market—starter projects for Adobe After Effects that you can use to create your own glitchy videos.

Basically, you can purchase one of these projects and add your own assets to it. Maybe you want to animate in the logo for your YouTube channel with a glitch effect. Instead of learning how to create the effect, you can simply grab one of these projects and drop in your logo.

Check out this tutorial if you would rather create a glitch style effect in Adobe Photoshop:

  • 15 Top Glitch Video Templates for Adobe After Effects
    Animation
    How to Create a Glitch Animated Gif Action in Adobe Photoshop
    Ivan Gromov

Watch & Learn

Even if you’ve never used Adobe After Effects, you can create an impressive effect. In the screencast below, I’ll show you how to get started with one of the projects featured in this roundup.

Basically, you’ll see how you can simply add your own content to placeholders. Even when you change the original text, the glitch effect will still work. Instead of learning animation from start to finish, use a starter project like this one to create the effect.

There’s a wide variety of assets that you can use for glitch effects. Check out the roundup below to see more examples:

1) Isometric Logo Glitch

15 Top Glitch Video Templates for Adobe After Effects

Ideal for: a bright, colorful glitch effect for your text animation.

2) Glitch Opener

15 Top Glitch Video Templates for Adobe After Effects

Ideal for: combining a photo slideshow with glitchy text styles.

3) Glitch

15 Top Glitch Video Templates for Adobe After Effects

Ideal for: a neon retro feel with glitchy effects for your background.

4) Glitch Logo

15 Top Glitch Video Templates for Adobe After Effects

Ideal for: an inexpensive way to glitch your own logo in After Effects.

5) Glitch Titles

15 Top Glitch Video Templates for Adobe After Effects

Ideal for: this animated intro brings your title onto the canvas with a high quality glitch effect.

6) Glitch Logo Opener

15 Top Glitch Video Templates for Adobe After Effects

Ideal for: combining image overlays with text in a glitch effect.

7) Glitch Showreel

15 Top Glitch Video Templates for Adobe After Effects

Ideal for: focusing on an image slideshow with complementary glitch overlays.

8) Glitch Energy Logo

15 Top Glitch Video Templates for Adobe After Effects

Ideal for: a simple yet eye-catching logo animation with the glitch effect.

9) Glitch Intro

15 Top Glitch Video Templates for Adobe After Effects

Ideal for: combining a basic logo animation with background textures.

10) Circle Glitch Logo

15 Top Glitch Video Templates for Adobe After Effects

Ideal for: focusing on your  logo with a trippy graphic surrounding it.

11) Glitch Transitions

15 Top Glitch Video Templates for Adobe After Effects

Ideal for: using the glitch effect to rapidly switch between scenes.

12) Dubstep Glitch Reel

15 Top Glitch Video Templates for Adobe After Effects

Ideal for: creating a glitch video synchronized with beat-heavy music.

13) Dynamic Glitch Opener

15 Top Glitch Video Templates for Adobe After Effects

Ideal for: grabbing an audience’s attention quickly with a simple but attractive intro.

14) Glitch Titles

15 Top Glitch Video Templates for Adobe After Effects

Ideal for: minimalist yet glitchy introductions to a video.

15) Glitch Opener

15 Top Glitch Video Templates for Adobe After Effects

Ideal for: a neon, brightly colored application fo the glitch effect.

Recap & Keep Learning

This tutorial might have gotten you thinking about using Adobe After Effects for the first time. With a pre-built project, you don’t have to master every app. Instead, outsource the hard stuff to video designers.

Here are a few more After Effects template round-ups to get inspiration from:

  • 15 Top Glitch Video Templates for Adobe After Effects
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    12+ After Effects Video Intro Templates: For Your Startup Business
    Sean Hodge
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    10 Easy Pieces: Lower Thirds After Effects Templates for Broadcast News
    ThemeKeeper Market
  • 15 Top Glitch Video Templates for Adobe After Effects
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    How to Make a Double-Exposure Video in Adobe After Effects
    Charles Yeager

If you have any trouble using these files, let me know in the comments section below.