19 Video Intro Templates & Makers: Free Intros to Make Your Videos Pop

Video Effects March 28, 2019 5 min read

In today’s digital world, video content is king. Whether you’re a budding vlogger, a small business owner, or a hobbyist filmmaker, you’ll want to do whatever you can to make your video content stand out from the crowd in such a competitive space. Draw attention immediately with a slickly designed, professional video intro templates!

Are you a filmmaker with experience working with professional software? Great, we have premium and free intro video templates you’ll be interested in to kickstart your next project. Don’t have any video experience? No problem at all! There are plenty of drag and drop products you can use to customize your own video intros (with needing any digital design skills). We’ll get to those video makers later, but first: some killer templates.

Part 1: Top Video Intro Templates to Download

After Effects Templates

1. Free Parallax Opener by Motion Array

You don’t have to dig far in the Motion Array library to find some stylish templates to use in your video projects. Parallax is a way of animating still images to give them some motion, and this project is pre-built and ready to go. The modular After Effects template makes it easy for you to change the images and edit the text. Best of all, this intro template is free!

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2. Free Modern Fast Promo by Motion Array

This incredible After Effects template is packed full of slick transitions and professional, clean designs. The project couldn’t be more simply laid out and easy to edit, so what are you waiting for? Jump in and create a brilliant intro for your video in minutes.

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3. Jumpy Logo by Motion Array

Here’s a short but punchy logo intro, perfect for your corporate video or YouTube channel. Swap out the logo and the music, edit the text, and boom — an instant attention-grabbing video intro. All for free!

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Premiere Pro Templates

Don’t have time to swap between After Effects and Premiere Pro? Create something directly in Premiere Pro instead, thanks to these video intro templates.

4. Brush Stylish Logo by Motion Array

Jump into Premiere Pro and have some fun with this creative brush style logo reveal. There are three options in this pack and even include square and vertical aspect ratios to make it perfect for social and mobile devices. Another freebie for you!

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5. Gradients Logo by Motion Array

This vibrant, minimalist logo reveal uses some bright colors to make the perfect eye-catching video intro for your YouTube channel. Simply drop it into Premiere Pro and change the logo and the tagline to get started.

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6. Logo Transitions by Motion Array

Break up the flow of your videos with these logo transitions. Use the five types of transition style in this pack to keep the branding consistent throughout your YouTube channel video content.

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DaVinci Resolve Templates

7. Digital Logo by Motion Array

Are you creating a tech or gaming related channel? This stylish, glitchy logo resolve is the perfect opening to your video content and can be edited easily in DaVinci Resolve.

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8. Stomp Logo by Motion Array

Fast. Impactful. Powerful. An extremely sharp animation to kick off your video project with a bang. Completely editable text and transitions that pack a punch.

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9. Urban Promo by Motion Array

The stylish transitions and animations in this slideshow template will work great with any footage but lend themselves particularly well to urban projects. Music videos, grungy documentaries – explore the city with this clean, modern DaVinci Resolve template.

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Part 2: Top 10 All-In-One Intro Makers Solutions

Don’t have any experience with design software like Premiere Pro or DaVinci Resolve? Don’t panic. There’s a whole range of ready-to-go, drag and drop video template makers out there to work with.

These don’t require any video production skills at all, but the drawback is that the limitations of the templates restrict your creativity. But that doesn’t mean there will not be something here you can use. Let’s dive in!

1. Panzoid

Price: Free

Panzoid is a community-based platform for designers to create, upload and share their work. Create your own video intro from scratch or boot up another user’s and customize it for project.

The quality mostly depends on the other users, and the 3D editor can take a bit of getting used to, but have a look around and you’ll soon find some content that would be great for YouTube channels.

2. Biteable

Price: Free to sign-up and create. Remove watermarks and download at $23/month.

If you’re looking for something a bit cleaner and more accessible, Biteable may be more up your street. The animations are modern, snappy and there is a huge range of options.

Whether you want to make a corporate video for your business, a personalized thank you video or a neat animation for your social media channel, you’ll find something here to use. The templates are easily editable and you can turn around a video in just a few minutes.

3. Renderforest

Price: Tiered options: free to $49/month for agencies.

Renderforest has a varied selection of projects, including logo reveals, corporate presentations and explainer video toolkits. Although the editor is easy to use, the templates are not quite generic enough to use in a wide range of projects. You need to find the exact one that would fit your video to get the most use out of it.

4. Animaker

Price: Tiered options: free to $39/month for businesses.

The animations featured in Animaker are clean, simple and can be used in a variety of content. The drag and drop editor is dead simple to use, and the wide range of styles is perfect for inspiring your content strategy. Try making an animated infographic, a slick Instagram Story, or a seasonal greeting.

5. Adobe Spark

Price: Free. Unlock premium features at $10/month.

If Adobe Premiere Pro and After Effects is too much to deal with right now, try using Adobe Spark to create a professional, clean video intro. The editor is simple to use. The only limitations are with the pre-designed layouts that may not include the perfect design for your project.

6. Motion Den

Price: $9/video

Motion Den boasts one of the simplest editors in this list, making it incredibly easy to jump into the program and create a video intro. Pay a monthly fee for unlimited videos or remove the watermarks from one video at a time for a small price.

Primarily focused on logos (choose from all kinds of designs for vibrant, retro, horror projects, or countless others), you may want to look elsewhere to create full videos.

7. Video Creek

Price: Free

Video Creek features a huge number of logo resolves that make extensive use of particle effects. They include vibrant colors, epic animations, stylish particles, and more.

In fact, Video Creek’s love affair with particle effects may also be its biggest downside, because clean, minimal templates are hard to come by. However, it’s completely free, so you can jump in whenever you like.

8. Placeit

Price: Free. Unlimited downloads are $29/month.

An easy-to-use editor and some professional templates make Placeit a very attractive option for content marketers in a hurry. Here you’ll find logo reveals, clean animated transitions, and even promos for retail sales that would be great for social media.

9. Tube Arsenal

Price: $9/video

No design experience necessary for this one. Specifically created to help YouTubers grow their channels using professional animations of logos and lower thirds, the customizer is simple to use in your web browser. The templates are not always the most inspiring designs, but if you’re looking for a place to get started quickly then Tube Arsenal could be a good option.

10. Video Bolt

Price: Free. Premium features available.

Want to give your video intro a cool, retro ‘80s vibe? Or how about an old-school cartoon look? There are some very creative options in Video Bolt, which can be great for some projects but maybe a bit limited for others. Upgrade to Pro to find unlock the premium features.

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So, there you have it. A huge amount of video intro templates and makers that are perfect for the experienced designer or hobbyist. There’s really no excuse not to have slick, professionally designed intros in your videos, so whether you dive into Adobe design software to create something yourself or have a play around with online video creators on your lunch break — it’s time to elevate your video production to the next level.