Many video makers use motion graphic templates to save time as they’re usually easy to modify. In this article, I’ll show you 12 of the coolest motion graphic openers available at VideoHive.
All of these templates have been created with Adobe After Effects but if you're looking for the best Apple Motion opener templates you can find them here.
12 Coolest Motion Graphics Openers
I’ll start the selection with Sports, a modular template that comes in three different versions, two short and one long version so it can be used for promos as well.
This dynamic template is perfect for videos dealing with sports, fitness, training and other action oriented topics, It features fast cuts and a number of effects like light leaks and film damage, etc.
It offers full customisation so that you can add your own images and change the text and colours.
User johnfly45 says:
Great template, flashy and full of energy. Organized very well.
A fresh and engaging opener, Motion Typography combines fantastic text features, innovative use of text and amazing graphic features to create an opener that is bound to hold your audience's attention.
Change the text and colours, replace the placeholders with your own images and videos and you've got a terrific opener for your lifestyle, fashion, beauty, and food videos, ready to go.
The Dynamic Intro template is the the perfect opener for videos on subjects like lifestyle, fashion and travel. The opener features two versions in different colours and contains 21 Media Placeholders and 30 Text Placeholders for adding your own images, videos, and text.
Setting it up is as easy as dragging and dropping images and video in place, typing replacement text and pressing render. A video tutorial is included.
User cantolga says:
"Everything went great. I had a problem and contacted him, he reacted immediately with a new tutorial he made for me. All thumbs up!"
Kinetic Typography Pack is an incredible collection of text based openers designed in a modular structure so you can rearrange scenes as you like.
Change fonts, colours, scale and re-position elements to create unique typography.
Featuring cuts Rhythmic Opener synchronised to music, this dynamic, and fast paced 25 second opener contains 36 media and 38 text placeholders.
To personalise, add your own photos and music and shorten or lenghten clip duration to match the music you choose.
User Androsfox says:
"Amazingly easy to use, really great result. Very happy with this purchase, powerful, visual, great music, etc."
6. The Opener
The Opener is a super cool, modern opener that would work equally well for corporate, travel, documentary, fashion, and any number of other video projects.
The 50 second opener comes in two versions, full-screen and widescreen and offers 12 placeholders for photo or video and 17 textholders. It’s easy to customise and if you get stuck at any point there's a video tutorial included to help you out.
Fast and Short Slideshow would work well with such topics as lifestyle, beauty, travel, and fashion.
This 21 seconds project offers 35 places for images and videos as well as eight places for text and one for a logo. Use it as an opener or a short promo.
User YamoD says:
"It's very beautiful and very well organized template. Thanks so much."
Business Slides is a great choice for businesses like law firms, banks, tech companies and other ventures looking for a polished and professional opener or promo.
The template is modular in structure so you can shorten or lengthen it as needed. In full length it uses 35 image and video placeholders, 20 text placeholders and features terrific transitions, graphics and layouts, that all incorporate text beautifully.
Dynamic Typography Opener is another cool template that is an ideal opener for videos that cover topics like travel, lifestyle, fashion, food, and various products.
At 50 seconds long, it features quick cuts and terrific text animation. It’s constructed in a modular style so you can rearrange scenes or delete them altogether to create a shorter opener if that's what you need.
Change all colours and text to make the opener fit seamlessly with your brand.
10. Hexagon Promo
If you're in the market for a motion graphic opener to promote sports or fitness events, then Hexagon Promo is a great choice.
The template comes in a shorter version of 30 seconds which is ideal for openers or short promos and a longer version of 70 seconds which is perfect for a longer promo.
There are 14 photo and video placeholders and 11 text place holders and the templates also comes with a help file that shows you how to customise the templates.
Fast Modern Opener is a terrific opener that uses a combination of cool transitions, animated text, zooms, and fabulous graphics to create an interesting and engaging opening that will entertain your audience and hold their attention.
Just add your own photos, change the text and you've got a great opener or promo video ready to go.
12. Stomp Typo Color
Stomp Typo Color is a high energy 12 second video opener that combine quick cuts, with cool text animation and graphics.
It's short enough to use as an opener, but has a modular structure so that you can shorten it even more, rearrange the scenes or even extend the video for a longer promotion.
Choose Your Motion Graphic Opener Template
These 12 cool motion graphic opener templates are just a small selection of the hundreds of amazing Adobe After Effects templates that are available at VideoHive, so if none of them quite fits your specific needs there are plenty of other great options from which to choose.
And if you want to improve your skills building motion graphics yourself, then check out some of the ever-so-useful 3D and motion graphics tutorials.
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