Vfx and motion graphics software

Want to lớn tải về After Effects for free, or buy it as part of a Creative Cloud subscription? Here"s how.

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If you want to download After Effects for your PC or Mac, we"re here khổng lồ tell you how. In this guide, we"ll explain how to lớn download Adobe After Effects for miễn phí (as a trial) or as part of Adobe"s Creative sầu Cloud as a paid subscription, either as a standalone app or as part of Adobe"s All Apps subscription.


What is Adobe After Effects? It"s the industry-standard motion graphics & compositing software used by graphic and motion designers, animators and 3D artists. After Effects is used khổng lồ create all kinds of visual truyền thông from simple explainer animations lớn TV title sequences and full-blown Hollywood VFX. You can learn more about the software in our complete Adobe After Effects CC 2021 nhận xét.

If After Effects isn"t the right Adobe software for your thiết kế needs, see our guides on how khổng lồ download InDesign & how to download Adobe Illustrator. Plus, make sure you"ve got access lớn the best cloud storage for saving your work.

Can I download After Effects for free?


Download a 7-day không tính tiền trial of After Effects for PC or MacTry the lathử nghiệm release of After Effects free with a seven-day trial from Adobe. If you like it, you can convert to a paid subscription during or after the trial. There’s no obligation khổng lồ buy the software, but the onus is on you khổng lồ cancel before the kết thúc of the trial." data-widget-type="deal" data-render-type="editorial">

Download a 7-day free trial of After Effects for PC or MacTry the lademo release of After Effects free with a seven-day trial from Adobe. If you like it, you can convert khổng lồ a paid subscription during or after the trial. There’s no obligation to buy the software, but the onus is on you khổng lồ cancel before the over of the trial.


Yes, you can tải về Adobe After Effects free – in that you can get a miễn phí trial. This gives you seven days to try the software out và discover if it’s right for you.A không lấy phí trial is the only legitimate way khổng lồ tải về After Effects for không tính tiền. You might find a pirated version on the website, but downloading that would mean breaking the law and putting your devices and data at risk from viruses & malware. On top of that, the version you download will probably be out of date, corrupted and full of glitches. Basically, it"s just a very bad idea to lớn use any other than a legit version of the software from Adobe itself.

To take out a free trial to lớn After Effects, you’ll first need an Adobe ID. This is easy, and free, to lớn phối up. If you don"t have sầu one already, go lớn the Adobe Account Page, clichồng "Create Account" and follow the instructions. Once you have sầu an Adobe ID, head khổng lồ this page, clichồng on "Free trial" (next lớn the xanh "Buy Now" button at the top) & follow the instructions.


You"ll be asked to lớn enter your credit card details, but don’t worry. As long as you cancel in good time, you won’t get charged. However, if you decide khổng lồ keep subscribing after the trial ends, payments will be deducted from your card.

How much does After Effects cost?


Buy After Effects as a standalone ứng dụng from $đôi mươi.99 / £19.97 / AU$29.99 per month If you only need After Effects, a single tiện ích subscription khổng lồ the leading visual effects, motion graphics & compositing software will allow you to tải về After Effects to lớn your PC or Mac, from $20.99 / £19.97 / AU$29.99 a month." data-widget-type="deal" data-render-type="editorial">

Buy After Effects as a standalone app from $trăng tròn.99 / £19.97 / AU$29.99 per month If you only need After Effects, a single app subscription khổng lồ the leading visual effects, motion graphics & compositing software will allow you khổng lồ download After Effects khổng lồ your PC or Mac, from $trăng tròn.99 / £19.97 / AU$29.99 a month.


Buy After Effects as part of an All Apps subscription from $52.99 / £49.94 / AU$76.99 per monthAn All Apps subscription will allow you lớn tải về not just Adobe After Effects but all of Adobe"s Creative sầu Cloud apps, including Photoshop, Illustrator, & InDesign, along with a range of other benefits." data-widget-type="deal" data-render-type="editorial">
Buy After Effects as part of an All Apps subscription from $52.99 / £49.94 / AU$76.99 per month

Buy After Effects as part of an All Apps subscription from $52.99 / £49.94 / AU$76.99 per monthAn All Apps subscription will allow you khổng lồ tải về not just Adobe After Effects but all of Adobe"s Creative Cloud apps, including Photocửa hàng, Illustrator, and InDesign, along with a range of other benefits.


The cheapest option for buying After Effects is through the Single App plan, which at time of writing costs $đôi mươi.99 / £19.97 / AU$29.99 per month on an annual plan, It includes 100GB of cloud storage, Adobe Portfolio, Adobe Fonts, và Adobe Spark.

The alternative is lớn buy After Effects through the Creative Cloud All Apps option, which gives you access to lớn Adobe’s entire collection of creative sầu desktop & Smartphone apps. This normally costs costs $52.99 / £49.84 / AU$76.99 per month on an annual plan, making it the best option if you need to use several different apps from Adobe (If you’re not sure which Creative Cloud apps might prove sầu useful, see ourAdobe software list).

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Where bởi vì you buy After Effects?



A splash screen designed in After Effects by Michael Rigley (Image credit: Adobe/Michael Rigly)

The only way to buy After Effects is as part of a Creative sầu Cloud subscription direct from Adobe, for which you pay monthly or annually. As we explain above sầu, there are two broad options. The first, & cheapest, is khổng lồ subscribe lớn After Effects only. The second is take out an All Apps subscription. The latter option will cost you more, but gives you access lớn all of the Creative Cloud apps, along with a range of other benefits.

If the cost seems too high, bear in mind that Adobe often runs special promotions. We keep trachồng of these in our constantly updated guide khổng lồ the best AdobeCreative Cloud discounts.Beyond that, there are always discounts for students & teachers (see below), as well as separate pricing for businesses, schools và universities. So it’s worth having a look lớn see what đơn hàng are available at any given time.

After Effects discounts for teachers và students


Student và teacher plan:Get Adobe CC All Apps plan for just $19.99 / £16.24 / AU$21.99 per monthIf you"re studying or working in education, Adobe"s Student và Teacher plan gives you around 60 per cent off an All Apps Creative sầu Cloud subscription, including After Effects. Click the links above or "View deal"." data-widget-type="deal" data-render-type="editorial">
Student & teacher plan: Get Adobe CC All Apps plan for just $19.99 / £16.24 / AU$21.99 per month

Student & teacher plan:Get Adobe CC All Apps plan for just $19.99 / £16.24 / AU$21.99 per monthIf you"re studying or working in education, Adobe"s Student và Teacher plan gives you around 60 per cent off an All Apps Creative Cloud subscription, including After Effects. Click the liên kết above sầu or "View deal".


If you’re a student or teacher, you can buy After Effects as part of a discounted All Apps plan with a saving of around 60 per cent off for your first year. Right now, you get the entire Creative Cloud suite of apps, along with 100GB cloud storage, Adobe Portfolio, Adobe Fonts, and Adobe Spark, for just $19.99 / £16.24 / AU$21.99 per month for the first year, and then $29.99 / £25.28 / AU$43.99 the following year. Note that the student và teacher discount is only available on an All Apps plan.

Get started with After Effects



Kinetic type is one of the many use of After Effects (Image credit: Adobe)

Once you"ve downloaded After Effects, check out our roundup of thebest After Effects tutorialsto get started with the software and boost your skills và knowledge, whatever your current màn chơi of expertise. Whether you want khổng lồ get to lớn know the interface và basic features, get to grips with techniques such as custom transitions, text write-on and warp stabilisation, or move on to advanced projects such as rotoscoping nature footage and mocking up AR effects, these tutorials have sầu you covered.

Also, if you want lớn save sầu yourself time and effort using After Effects, kiểm tra out our roundup of the best After Effects plugins. These plugins will help enhance your workflow, add features that simply don’t exist in the core After Effects application, & simply make stuff look cool. Once you"ve got your head around the basics of the software, kiểm tra out our articles on the best After Effects transitions & the best After Effects templates.

Download After Effects: What you need khổng lồ know

Adobe After Effects is a visual effects, motion graphics, & compositing software used for animation & post-production process in the digital thiết kế, film, games and TV industries. With capabilities ranging from keying and tracking khổng lồ full 3 chiều stereo compositing, this industry-standard tool is at the core of the workflows of many professional motion graphics, VFX & 3D artists and animators.

After Effects can be used in conjunction with many other Creative sầu Cloud apps. For example, you can import truyền thông media from Photocửa hàng, Illustrator, Character Animator, Adobe XD và Animate; integrate 3 chiều elements directly inside your compositions using C4D Lite (không lấy phí with an After Effects subscription) và use Team Projects to lớn collaborate with editors remotely.

After Effects is continually being updated, and all subscribers lớn the software can access new features automatically through Adobe Creative sầu Cloud. After Effects is now in version 18.4.1, which was released in August 2021. The most recent major update was to lớn version 18 in March 2021. That added multi-frame rendering (in beta; see the video clip below), 3D ground plane view, real-time 3D draft pReviews, và an improved composition toolbar.


Free alternatives khổng lồ After Effects

It"s very hard lớn find a viable alternative to lớn After Effects right now, whether không tính phí or paid-for. Quite simply, there isn"t really a tool that does all the things that After Effect does. However, you can see our danh mục of the best possible alternatives to cover some of the different aspects of After Effects in our After Effects alternatives post.

One of the không lấy phí options is Blender, a long-running & popular tool for Mac, Windows và Linux. Constantly being updated by its open source community, Blender offers some surprisingly powerful capabilities in the areas of 3 chiều modelling, animation, rendering và composition, & is nowadays even being used in some professional projects. It won"t vị everything After Effects does, but it will get you some of the way there. Check out our list of Blender tutorials lớn see what it"s capable of.

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Tom May is an award-winning journadanh sách and editor specialising in kiến thiết, photography và technology. He is author of Great TED Talks: Creativity, published by Pavilion Books. He was previously editor of Professional Photography magazine, associate editor at Creative Bloq, và deputy editor at net magazine.