After Effects presets guide
  • 27 Apr 2023
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After Effects presets guide

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Article Summary

Technical requirements

  • After Effects CS3 and above

Step 1: Prepare

Zip file should contain:

  • After Effects Preset file (.ffx)
  • All filenames in English
  • readme.txt document, including:
    • Instructions on how to use and customize the product, and
    • Links to download any fonts, plugins and/or music used in the product

Video previews can be uploaded at Manage Elements, and do not need to be included in the .zip file.

Step 2: Upload

Prepare a separate .zip file for each product

  • Compress all the file related to a single product file into a .zip file.
  • Name each .zip file descriptively in English, e.g. "", which will also serve as the product title.
  • Maximum file size: 4GB

Upload your files on the Upload page

Step 3: Upload preview

Preview video requirements:

  • Video codec: H.264 (.mp4)
  • Resolution: 1920x1080

DO NOT USE registered trademarks or URLs from other marketplaces as this is not allowed by the respective trademark owners.

USE our Asset resources for contributors.

TIP: Upload tutorial (optional)

Templates tend to sell better when accompanied by tutorial walk-throughs. Therefore, we suggest that you include a simple tutorial on how to use your template, especially for buyers who may be beginners.

You can upload the tutorial at any point, even after the template is published.

Creating video tutorials for your templates

Tutorial video requirements:

  • Resolution: HD 1920 x 1080
  • Video codec: H.264 (.mp4)
  • Frame rate: 15-30 FPS
  • Bitrate: 8-12 Mbps
Product typeRecommended price range (USD)Max price (USD)
After Effects Preset$18 ~ $27$27

Learn more

Learn how to create and save After Effects Animation Presets.

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