600+ free special effects for video editing: VFX & SFX, animations, overlays, footages, presets


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We made for you a selection of 600+ free effects for video editing. Most of the presented effects are developed by Premium Beat professionals, so they can significantly raise the level of your work.

Using these free kits, you can add special effects on to the video, perform color correction using presets, adjust transitions and apply studio sound effects to give the project depth.

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223 free animations, transitions, LUTs and overlays for video editors

Free Video Editor Toolkit

A set of 223 tools will be equally useful to the motion designer and the video editor. Pack will accelerate the workflow and allow you to stylize your projects. It has everything to add compositional elements to the video, make color correction or spectacular transitions.

The toolbar consist of animated symbols and icons, circular transitions, stylish LUTs, dusty textures, surround light, flashes and other spectacular elements. These free resources are compatible with almost all major NLE and compositing programs like Premiere Pro, Final Cut Pro X, After Effects, Avid, DaVinci Resolve.


70+ free explosions, sparks and flashes for videos

Free Action Hits Toolkit: 70: Action Compositing VFX

The Action Hits Pack consist of over 70 tools that combine motion elements for videos and animated graphics. This pack is ideal for VFX compositing and can provide an explosive power to graphic design. These are the best special effects to create a complex battle scene.

Package Action Hits includes following elements: explosions of dirt and dust, explosions with smoke, sparks and flashes, fantastic explosions, more than 30 elements to create your own effects (magic strokes, balls, spark circles, energy fields, etc). Remind that explosions and flashes are a trend-2019 in video editing.


21 free motion graphics templates in Adobe Premiere Pro

21 Free Motion Grahics

Essential Graphics Panel is a tool due to which After Effects and Premiere Pro interact harmoniously. In other words, it allows you to customize certain parameters and aspects of moving graphics without switching between After Effects and Premiere.

Using this free template pack for motion design, you can quickly add custom motion to your video projects without even opening After Effects.

The kit consist of elements of kinetic typography and video transitions for Adobe Premiere. All templates have tools that allow you to customize the animation and text. In this pack you can also find the project file .AE. If you want to change fonts, colors and animations in a specific way, just open a project and do it.


40+ free Footstep sound effects

40+ Footstep sound effects

To find quality and realistic SFX human walking is not as easy as it seems to be. Sooner or later, every video editor will face this problem. Therefore, we recommend you a kit of sound special effects for video and film projects created with Foley technology.

In the pack you will find all for creating the most believable scenes. It contains: 13 sound effects of walking (on wood, concrete, gravel, snow, water and other surfaces), different speeds and types of shoes for each effect, tone of room to fill the gaps in the sound design. SFX can be downloaded in high quality .wav audio format.


40+ Space Textures and Elements

Space Kit

Do you want to create convincing space scenes with practically created elements and effects? Then, download these 40+ textures and elements of outer space and start working. All of them were created by the cinema master Todd Blankenship in a practical way in the PremiumBeat Effects Lab.

With the help of the pack, you can create fantastic space scenes. It contains: 13 outer spaces, 13 nebulas and galaxies, 21 realistic star field. Maximum detailed package is available in Adobe After Effects, but it is also suitable for any non-linear editing program.


17 free Anamorphic Lens Flares

17 Free Anamorphic Lens Flares

PremiumBeat introduced 17 free anamorphic glares for video editing and motion graphics. They are overlays created in a studio using professional anamorphic lenses.

Bright glares and flashes are ready for your videos and graphic design in animation. You will choose needed overlay for any project: the package contains lens flares from subtle lightening to bright light strokes.


15 free Camera Shake Presets

15 Free Camera Shake Presets

Shots taken from a tripod can be given the look of manual shooting. To do this, just download 15 free presets for After Effects and Premiere Pro. Three levels of camera shake with lenses are available to users: 24, 35, 50, 85 mm. Notice, that trembling preset for zoom video is also available. You can use presets for motion graphics projects. The camera shake effect is used even when creating logos.


21 free 4K Fog Overlays

Fog Overlays

21 free overlay with a foggy effect suitable for video editors and motion designers. Special effects were shot in the studio and naturally captured with real fog and smoke.

You can use foggy special effects in movies, videos and animations. This package has everything you need: from a terrible fog to beautiful atmospheres. The only way to get a more realistic look is to shoot on a foggy day.


40 free SFX and VFX explosions

When you are shooting a battle war scene or advertising a big company sale, these free fire explosions are perfect for your project. They can be used by video editors and motion designers.

The pack consist of 15 video elements of the explosion and 25 musical special effects from PremiumBeat. For video editing you can find such VFX effects: tank shot, fireballs, explosive mushroom, oil rig fire, shock wave, smoke and others. Sound SFX effects are presented from shots of bombs, mines, grenades and more.


17 free LUTs Footage of Wanderlust

Wanderlust – 17 luits for log footage

We offer you to download footages for video editing in the style of Wanderlust – a passion for travel. They will turn the color of your video into a cinematic format. LUT files in .cube format are compatible with most non-linear editors and color gradation programs.

These footages for the video instantly will give it a vintage look. Your project will gain the traveler’s mood and inspire you for non-stop searching for amazing creativity. These 17 footages are suitable for pictures both taken outdoors or indoors.


19 free 4K Space Backgrounds

Discover Nebula – a pack of 19 free space backgrounds created in a practical way and recorded in 4K. Special effects for video editing were created using the processes of hydrodynamics and macro photography in studio conditions.

With these special effects, you can create lots of images and situations. Try to play with the overlay by adding glowing effects and using color sliders to get different colors. The possibilities are endless! The kit contains 19 effects with images of nebulae, black holes, clusters of stars, planets and other cosmic bodies and phenomena.


3 free Logo Reveals animations

Download a pack of free logo animations to meet with branding needs. You can also download 3 transitions for video and motion graphics for any NLE programs. The effect is ideal for corporate video, commercial or news project. This is a logo for customers who want a sleek and professional product.


16 free Circle Transitions for video

Creative and interesting transitions for video editing are practically impossible to download for free. So that, we offer you to download free kit of 16 circular video transitions to give your frames a bold splash of life and movement. This is a great opportunity to give frames an individual look for your video project.

Circular transitions can be downloaded for various purposes: from animated logos to movies and video clips. Transitions based on HD clips are created to work with different NLEs, but maximum comfort you will receive with After Effects.


5 Free Camera Overlays

5 free camera overlays

The effect of the camera display is not something fresh and definitely new for videos and films, but it is not always possible to get a high-quality overlay. If you are looking for a high-quality effect for your project, here are 5 free premium beat overlays. Just put the .mov file in the top layer on the editing timeline and change it if necessary.

There are five types of footage which can be download for free: video chat, DSLR viewfinder, drone, video surveillance and video camera. This style was used in movies like Cloverfield 10, Chronicle, Paranormal. If necessary, you can change the look of the added elements.


20 free Animated Icons

In the digital world, there is often a need for symbolic icons. They can be a great way to turn boring information into fun. To boost the positive effect, download a package of animated icons for motion graphics and video. All icons are pre-rendered frames, that’s why they can be used in any editor. In the pack you will also find the project file in After Effects for editing.

20 animated icons are ideal for advertising and business presentations. This number of icons is enough to fill any motion design project. Footages will provide life and style for a strict projects.


16 free Transitions for After Effects

Video conversion tools built into popular editors no more surprise anyone. That’s why we recommend you to download 16 transitions that will give the frames a clearness and slightly funny look. It will be especially useful to download transitions for video presentations and promotional videos. But they can even be used to create animated logos.

All transitions can be colored and customized as you wish. Bright colors and animations will breathe life into even the most boring project. If you decide to export transitions from After Effects to another NLE, you must use the alpha channels to drag them.


14 free presets for Premiere Pro: Hollywood Colors

14 free color presets

Instantly add a Hollywood look to your shots with these 14 free Premiere Pro Lumetri Looks. These movie-inspired color schemes give you the famous “dramatic look” in the style of 20th Century Fox. Video presets are easy to use and can be used for any project.

The package consist of presets for videos that can create such forms and looks: newsreels of the Second World War, unsaturated western colors, dim post-apocalyptic worlds, cinema of thrillers of the end of the last century and other unsaturated paintings. The author gave a thematic name to each preset.


20 Free Premium Grades Presets for After Effects

Choosing the right color scheme on the video is important not only for aesthetics, but also for telling a full story. Color combined with music, composition and performance can tell your audience how to feel and think watching the video. For quick gradation of colors in your video project, we recommend downloading presets from the PremiumGrades set.

Premium Grades is a customizable collection of 20 premium After Effects presets designed to bring style to your picture. Unlike most free packages, presets in this kit will not destroy the details of the video image. They are designed for short films, promotional videos and motion graphics projects.


15 free Background Soundtracks

Free Ambient SFX

Background sound is always best recorded being in place. But often it can be missed, and sometimes it is simply impossible to capture. Because of that, a set of background sounds from different locations is a must-have for every video editor. We recommend you to download special effects in the form of 15 audio soundtracks to bring your projects a full picture with a deep sound.

Background audio recordings will definitely give your work a rich atmosphere and professional look. Also, with their help, you can hide third-party sounds and some hiss on the video. Using these sound effects, you can play with the “moment of silence” in your videos. The pack consist of background sound of a forest, thunderstorm, street, bonfire, helicopter, coffee shop, car and other different locations.


29 SFX effects for Sci-Fi UI / HUD

Download these futuristic SCI-FI UI package of 29 free SFX files. These sound effects perfectly complement your super modern user interface. But the pack also can help with special effects for science fiction films.

The package contains 29 SFX files to display the following sounds: click, select and move the cursor, keystrokes of the digital keyboard, alarm, scanner, beeps, etc.


20 free Epic SFX movies and trailers

free Epic SFX movies and trailers
free Epic SFX movies and trailers

Create suspense or a real action with epic sound special effects. Anyone, who shoots and mounts movie trailers and explosive videos should own this collection. The distinctive features of each action trailer are the superiority of music and loud sounds, increasing the intensity and power to the turning point.

With Premium Beat’s SFX set, you can implement your own projects with the same high-quality Hollywood SFX style. The pack contains sound effects of the “action”: swings, strokes, steps on the stairs, tense atmosphere and other situations. With the help of sound effects, you can fill the soundtrack of the trailer for the action movie, thriller, horror and other similar genres.


Marketing Pack: Poster and Trailer

Marketing Pack: Poster and Trailer

Finish your movie with a help of free marketing package. These Photoshop templates make it easy to create a movie poster and 4K disclaimer. Just two templates will make you a cinema marketing professional. Without the preset package, creating an attractive cool looking poster and the right disclaimer will be really difficult.

The green 4K disclaimer gives a complete snapshot of the movie: letter rating and descriptor field. The descriptor contains all the significant reasons why the movie got its rating. Red stripe trailers have age restrictions.

Poster template allows you to add your own image and customize the text to your personal taste. It is configured as a CMYK 18 x 24 inch project, so it’s immediately ready to print.

Licenses and terms of use

These SFX and VFX files can be used for free in any personal or commercial projects. By downloading, you agree not to resell or distribute these free resources. You are not provided with the right to sell, transfer, share or lease VFX and SFX materials to any third-party. You cannot resell VFX and SFX materials separately or as part of a package, unless they are included in your own project. You cannot resell VFX and SFX materials (or in the other way make them available) in a downloadable template, where someone can upload files as a separate file, for example, in e-card templates or website templates. You cannot resell VFX and SFX materials (or in the other way make them available) individually or as part of any competing product, such as third-party plugins, presets, animations, soundtracks. You cannot resell VFX and SFX materials (or in the other way make them available) as your own product, even if they have been converted, modified, remixed or edited in any way.

Save yourself these selection of more than 600 useful effects for video editing. Create movies, videos and motion illustrations with a help of professional tools. If you liked it, share with your friends a mega pack of animations, presets, transitions, VFX and SFX effects.

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Author, head of creative team. "I'm the dude responsible for every blog post we publish on profounder"

  1. Аватар пользователя Raja Babu
    Raja Babu says:

    Thankyou sir for shareing such a beautiful and wonderfull effects for free