Frequently Asked Questions

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What is an After Effects Template?

All templates on the site are created with Adobe After Effects, the world’s leading motion graphics software. We’ve done all the design and animation heavy lifting so all you need to do is add your photos, videos and text to the placeholders to complete the video. With over 7 years experience with After Effects we put our expertise to use by creating unique videos that are guaranteed to help you stand out from the crowd.

The templates are easy to edit with photo or video and text areas that you can easily fill in with your content. Just drag & drop in your photo or video and type in your text in the placeholder compositions.

Do I need to some prior experience with After Effects?

No, you don’t need to have prior experience with Adobe After Effects in order to use our Templates. All our templates are very simple to use. All you have to do is to follow the Step-by-Step VIDEO TUTORIAL / TEXT GUIDE that comes with the project and within a few clicks you’ll be ready to render your video.

What are the system requirements for running After Effects on my computer?

The system requirements below were pulled from Adobe’s website, you can find more information on CS6 requirements here and other versions here.

For CS5:
Windows

Intel® Pentium® 4 or AMD Athlon® 64 processor (Intel Core™2 Duo or AMD Phenom® II recommended); 64-bit support required
64-bit operating system required: Microsoft® Windows Vista® Home Premium, Business, Ultimate, or Enterprise with Service Pack 1 or Windows® 7
2 GB of RAM
3 GB of available hard-disk space plus 2 GB of space for optional content; additional free space required during installation (cannot install on removable flash-based storage devices)
1280 x 1024 display with OpenGL 2.0–compatible video card
DVD-ROM drive
QuickTime 7.6.2 software required for QuickTime features
Broadband Internet connection required for online services*

Mac OS

Multicore Intel processor with 64-bit support
Mac OS X v10.5.7 or v10.6
2 GB of RAM
4 GB of available hard-disk space plus 2 GB of space for optional content; additional free space required during installation (cannot install on a volume that uses a case-sensitive file system or on removable flash-based storage devices)
1280 x 900 display with OpenGL 2.0–compatible video card
DVD-ROM drive
QuickTime 7.6.2 software required for QuickTime features
Broadband Internet connection required for online services*

For CS6:
Windows

Intel® Core™2 Duo or AMD Phenom® II processor; 64-bit support required
Microsoft® Windows® 7 with Service Pack 1 (64 bit)
4GB of RAM (8GB recommended)
3GB of available hard-disk space; additional free space required during installation (cannot install on removable flash storage devices)
Additional disk space for disk cache (10GB recommended)
1280×900 display
OpenGL 2.0–capable system
DVD-ROM drive for installation from DVD media
QuickTime 7.6.6 software required for QuickTime features
Optional: Adobe-certified GPU card for GPU-accelerated ray-traced 3D renderer*
This software will not operate without activation. Broadband Internet connection and registration are required for software activation, validation of subscriptions, and access to online services.† Phone activation is not available.

Mac OS

Multicore Intel processor with 64-bit support
Mac OS X v10.6.8 or v10.7. Adobe Creative Suite 5, 5.5, and CS6 applications support Mac OS X Mountain Lion (v10.8) when installed on Intel based systems.**
4GB of RAM (8GB recommended)
4GB of available hard-disk space for installation; additional free space required during installation (cannot install on a volume that uses a case-sensitive file system or on removable flash storage devices)
Additional disk space for disk cache (10GB recommended)
1280×900 display
OpenGL 2.0–capable system
DVD-ROM drive for installation from DVD media
QuickTime 7.6.6 software required for QuickTime features
Optional: Adobe-certified GPU card for GPU-accelerated ray-traced 3D renderer*
This software will not operate without activation. Broadband Internet connection and registration are required for software activation, validation of subscriptions, and access to online services.† Phone activation is not available.

What is included with the purchase template?

A .zip folder that includes the After Effects template file, instructions for customizing text and images, and Photoshop, .jpeg, or .mov source files needed to use the project. Be sure to copy all of the files from the .zip folder to your hard drive.

Can I open the template with software other than After Effects?

Unfortunately, no. You can render a quicktime, flv, .avi, movie from After Effects and open that in your editing software.

What else can I change besides text and images?

You can change anything you want to accomplish your objectives, from colors to camera movements or replace source files with your own. Intermediate to Advanced knowledge of After Effects is recommended if you want to drastically change any project. You can contact us if you need help.

Can I give away this template to someone else?

NO, UNDER NO CIRCUMSTANCES !!!

You are not allowed to resell or redistribute this After Effects Template !
You are not allowed to give away this After Effects Template to friends , relatives or to post it on a server for others to download !
You are not allowed to claim intellectual or exclusive ownership to any of our After Effects Templates , modified or unmodified !
You are not allowed to use this After Effects Template in any violent or pornographic context !

If you resell or redistribute this After Effects Template , you give it away to friends , relatives or you post it on a server for others to download , your actions will be punished according to the law.

What if I don’t have After Effects software?

You can download a free trial version of Adobe After Effects from Adobe website. But some features might not available on trial version (like CycoreFX) and some of our templates works only on full copy of After Effects. Also you can contact us and we’ll get back to you with an offer without obligation. If you agree to our offer , after you’ll send us your media (photos , videos … ) and a short briefing , we’ll send back to you the resulting video as soon as possible.