A motion designer has a wide range of tools at their disposal that they can utilize for any of their projects. So in this post we`ve collected 25 Useful After Effects Tools To Accelerate Your Motion Design and help you create sophisticated animation and motion graphics more quickly and easily.

The Most Handy Presets For Animation Composer

It contains motion presets, precomps and sounds that you can use in your projects. Everything is super-easy to use and to adjust.

The Most Handy Presets For Animation Composer

SandStorm Motion Kit

It gives you the ability to creating stunning particle and dust effects from your images, no plugins required.

SandStorm Motion Kit

Watercolor Motion Kit

This allows you to create unique, artistic watercolor designs and animate them in one click! With a brand new workflow utilizing the power of Photoshop and After Effects, create truly stunning, detailed results that will leave a lasting impression.

Watercolor Motion Kit

Swatcher Script

It`s the script for AE for creating and working with palettes in your compositions. You can also open a color palettes from files and keep it in your own swatch library.

Swatcher Script v2.0

GIF Magick

It is a Simple Script for Adobe After Effects, which allows you to make a Gif in a one click.

GIF Magick | After Effects Script

Social Media Video Captions

Create, adjust, sync subtitles quick and easy.

Social Media Video Captions

Auto Whiteboard

Instead of building a template that provides limited amount of graphics, this tool to give you the flexibility and infinite power to create whiteboard videos in your way with your own contents. You can easily install the tool on you computer and use it for different projects. No plugins required. No templates used.

Auto Whiteboard

Typopro

It is a huge package of professionally animated typographies in after-effects as a template package that can use in titles, lower thirds, promos, presentation, TV and etc. also included a user-friendly script to helping you in editing and customizing typographies in the package.

Typopro | Typography Pack - Title Animation - Kinetic - Minimal - Vintage

Shapes Titles Creator

Featuring over 400+ ultra high quality, ready-made animated shapes, titles, transitions and many moreā€¦, this script will have your presentation, explainer video, teaser, kinetic typography project, YouTube channel etc jumping out of the screen!

Shapes Titles Creator

Tracer

Are you manually controlling many layers? Stop it. If you only specify the desired target layer once, you will automatically be presented with a repetitive motion tracing tracing the target path.

Tracer

Typewriter

It is a script that displays real-time Type-On text effects in After Effects. Remember all the input keys, make them a text layer, and automatically create keyframes.

Typewriter

One Click Transitions

It`s a powerful script that boosts your performance with either basic or complex projects.

One Click Transitions Vol.1

Shape Composer

Shape composer is an Ae script witch helps you to make shape animations with a few clicks, the animations such as logos, lower thirds, motion graphics & etc easily excutable with a shape composer.

Shape Composer

Easy Keyframe

To have a good animation, you have to change the keyframe interpolation, and with this tool is a click! No need to open the speed graph, select the keyframes, and manually change the interpolation and influence just select all the keyframes you want, even from different layers, and your done!

Easy Keyframe

Carousel Creator

Think about all the times in which you had to show a list of items, services, brands and so to create a carousel for your customers or for yourself. Yes, the carousel is one of the most requested animations and ,quite frankly, building it is a very annoying, and time consuming task, especially if you have many items to place.

Carousel Creator

Simple Photo Animator

The Simple Photo Animator is made to easily animate your simple photos with only a few clicks. All you need to do is draw a rough background mask and choose a preset. It is really that easy! Take a look at the tutorials and the UI of the script below and see for yourself.

Simple Photo Animator

Color Theory

Useful Script for finding matching Colors!

Color Theory for After Effects | Premium Script for finding matching Colors!

ParaLight

It is a handy lightweight script that makes it possible for all levels of After Effects users to create advanced 2.5D/ Parallax Animation easily.

ParaLight | After Effects Script for Parallax/2.5D Animation

Easy Expression

With this tool you can easily and quickly add expressions. Save your time, select one or more property at the same time, and click!

Easy Expression

Simple Font Replacer

Here is a great script that can make your work go faster and your job easier!

Simple Font Replacer

Cinematic Color Presets

Create new color profiles after some clicks! Control the intensity of the color grading and the light level!

Cinematic Color Presets

Leak Me Preset

After Effects CC 2014 or higher. Just drag and drop the preset. Universalized expressions. No third-party plugins required.

Leak Me Preset

Glitchify Text Animation Tool For Glitch Effects

It is a glitch text animation tool that create distrortion effects on your titles based on your input.

Glitchify Text Animation Tool For Glitch Effects

Action Transitions Pack

This is a set of 40 AE Transitions + 40 Sound FX + 40 Action Presets FX works with CS5.5 and above. Action Transitions Pack is very simple to use! Just import the Action Transitions AE Project into your project and simply use one of the 40 precomposed transitions in a layer above your footage!

Action Transitions Pack

Gradual 2 Preset

Driven by the new Tricolor gradient, Double exposure and Deep contrast , Gradual 2 brings a new set of color correcting features to the table. Experience the power to create beautiful color harmony and Spotify gradient images.

Gradual 2 Preset